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David J. Climenhaga | Governments are hesitant to move forward on workplace safety legislation, lest it compromise the profits of the "job creators" we celebrate.
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Nadine MacKinnon | Workers, friends and allies call for justice on Injured Workers' Day with a rally and march.
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Bob Barnetson | In 2014, there were over 50,000 serious injuries in British Columbia. Yet very few workers refuse unsafe work. Now we know why.
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Teuila Fuatai | Suncor Energy has ceased operations due to safety concerns for employees and has begun demobilizing non-critical staff.
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Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite | Toronto's Workers' Action Centre has released a new report, Still Living on the Edge: Building Decent Jobs from the Ground Up, which addresses issues facing Ontario's workers.
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Ella Bedard | Safety on the St. Lawrence Seaway is a major issue in a labour dispute involving five Unifor locals who say hands-free moorings are a major safety concern.
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H.G. Watson | "We want these jobs with dignity," said organizer Kalpona Akter to an audience at the CLC convention as she spoke about worker safety and needs in Bangladesh in the wake of the Rana Plaza collapse.
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Peter Driftmier | Peter Driftmier's brother died on a TV set. In this report Driftmier investigates worker safety on factual television programs.
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H.G. Watson | Teamsters Canada Rail workers have rejected a second tentative labour agreement Thursday, prompting CN Rail officials to propose that the two parties go to binding arbitration to reach an agreement.
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Waleed Ahmed | In response to worker safety issues in Bangladesh garment factories resulting in over 1,800 deaths since 2005, the Bangladesh Accord was created. Wal-Mart and Gap have yet to sign on.
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Lori Theresa Waller | A recap of this week's top labour stories. Unions rally behind Spence, investigation launched into Alberta rail worker accident, Ontario imposes contract on teachers, and more