Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation March 30
On April 13 and 14, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) will host the international researchED movement at a conference for educators at Mississauga Secondary School.
Canadian Union of Public Employees March 30
CUPE Newfoundland Labrador is very pleased to hear Minister Kirby announce that all the province’s libraries will remain open and suggest that new libraries may be coming.
United Steelworkers March 30
To be truly progressive, however, a trade deal needs strong, enforceable provisions on key issues such as labour rights and environmental standards.
Unifor March 30
Protected leave is important so women do not lose their jobs for missing work. but we know that economic security is critical when a woman decides to escape a violent situation.
Ontario Health Coalition March 30
Ontario Health Coalition
Emerging from the budget lock up this afternoon, Ontario Health Coalition spokespeople were positive but cautious about the health care funding announcements.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario March 23
– The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is questioning why the government has not placed greater emphasis on elementary-aged children in today's announcement on mental health care.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers March 23
Postal union and social justice leaders, along with a mayor on a mission, joined Member of Parliament Irene Mathyssen (NDP, London-Fanshawe) on Parliament Hill this morning for a press conference.
National Union of Public and General Employees March 23
National Union of Public and General Employees
New information obtained from Alberta Health Services (AHS) shows that the province of Alberta would not be able to cope with a large-scale medical crisis and is struggling to meet day-to-day demand.
Public Service Alliance of Canada March 23
The nation-wide survey of employed caregivers was meant to increase awareness of the challenges faced by those who combine work and caregiving, and make a business case for change.
Hospital Employees' Union March 16
The Hospital Employees’ Union is urging the B.C. government to implement an action plan to protect seniors’ care, in the wake of last week’s takeover of the province’s largest nursing home chain.
Inter Pares March 16
Do you know an organization carrying out transformative work to address discrimination and social exclusion? Help to raise the profile of this remarkable organization by nominating them.
Upstream March 16
A novel solution to the health crisis of homelessness: get people into homes. Upstream Radio interviews Saskatchewan MP Sheri Benson.
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada March 16
A little-publicized Parliamentary motion by a Conservative Member of Parliament is attempting to undermine the new attestation requirement for the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. Act now.
Socialist Worker March 9
Since returning to Canada, Diab has recommitted himself to fighting for justice and towards the dismantling of Canada’s unfair and dangerous extradition commitments. Socialist.ca interviewed him.
Toronto and York Region Labour Council March 9
Toronto and York Region Labour Council
A positive story about community groups and unions' collaborative programs that can help get Syrian refugees with basic skills into the workforce. Here is the story of Mahmoud who was a carpenter.
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees March 9
Questions remain on how the government intends to generate adequate revenue to provide stable and predictable funding required to ensure the services Albertans rely on remain available.
Canadian Health Coalition March 1
The finance minister’s backing away from a universal public drug plan a betrayal of the expressed desire of Canadians for what has been called the “unfinished business” of Medicare.
Mining Watch March 1
Thirty leading Quebec health, union and asbestos victims organisations and health directors have launched a united appeal to the leaders of all four Quebec political parties to protect Quebeckers.
Food Secure Canada March 1
References to food (41) and rights (72) abound in the 2018 federal budget. However, there is no cohesive approach or budget to move towards healthy, just and sustainable food for all Canadians.
United Food and Commercial Workers March 1
Nearly one million Canadians spent less on necessities like food and heat to afford their prescriptions in 2016. Read the study findings and join the fight for pharmacare.
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada February 23
Check out ARCC’s series of one-page exposés and memes below on the funding given to anti-choice groups under the Canada Summer Jobs program.
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees February 23
support staff have been bargaining with the Living Waters Catholic Board, and they still don’t have a renewed contract. Demand a fair contract for support staff now. Find out more here.
Canadian Union of Public Employees February 22
Support staff in schools across Nova Scotia are concerned that restructuring school boards will create unstable labour relations, much like what we’ve seen happen to the health care system.
United Steelworkers February 22
Canada is not among the “bad actors” engaged in unfair trade and dumping of aluminum and steel into the United States and must be excluded from potential U.S. tariffs and quotas.
Unifor February 22
After 16 years lost to a B.C. Liberal government obsessed with the wealthy, today’s budget marks a new start for this province’s working people,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers February 15
Mostly female rural and suburban mail carriers make 25% less than their urban predominantly male counterparts at Canada Post. CUPW is insisting that this issue be addressed.
National Union of Public and General Employees February 15
National Union of Public and General Employees
A year ahead of the global financial collapse in 2009, All Together Now was conceived. It is now going into its second phase to ramp up the fight for a fair economy and justice.
Hospital Employees' Union February 15
The B.C. Ministry of Health announced today it will make prescription medicines more affordable for low-income, working families, by reducing or eliminating PharmaCare deductibles.
Canadians for Tax Fairness February 15
Canadians for Tax Fairness
The federal government is letting large foreign corporations such as Google, Netflix, Amazon, Facebook, Uber and others off the hook on paying taxes on digital products and services in Canada.
Public Service Alliance of Canada February 15
PSAC National Executive Vice-President Chris Aylward appeared before the Senate Finance Committee to highlight the problems the Phoenix pay system has caused and to outline two of PSAC's key demands.