B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union June 29
The campaign focuses on B.C. park rangers as an endangered species, with only 10 full-time rangers left to patrol 1,000 parks and protected areas, covering more than 32 million acres province-wide.
United Steelworkers June 27
There have to be real consequences, for employers who are negligent, or they will continue to be so.
Canadian Union of Public Employees June 27
85,000 residents in long-term care homes and another 24,000 frail seniors on a wait-list for a nursing home bed will be adversely affected by cuts to health care funding.
Mining Watch June 27
Development must be sustainable, responsible and undergo an appropriate environmental assessment which includes meaningful First Nation participation, consultation, accommodation and consent.
National Union of Public and General Employees June 25
National Union of Public and General Employees
We will be told, of course, that this deal too will enhance trade, will enrich Canadians and will be good for our economy. If this deal follows the usual pattern, none of it will be true.
Canadian Auto Workers June 25
Canadian Auto Workers
CAW members from Bombardier's de Havilland facility in Downsview, Ontario have ratified two new collective agreements that provide wage, benefit and pension gains as well as retirement incentives.
United Steelworkers June 22
The Conservatives' eagerness to join Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations is a threat to Canadians, given the government's atrocious record on environmental standards and labour rights.
Canadian Union of Public Employees June 22
The Alberta President of CUPE is calling on the government to take action regarding the fact over two-thirds of Alberta’s First Nations communities have boil water advisories.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives June 22
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Surveying the consequences of the disaster, Peter Prebble weighs in on the future of nuclear power and the opportunities for sustainable energy in the wake of Fukushima for Canada and the world.
United Steelworkers June 20
More than 1,200 unionists from every corner of the globe are meeting in Copenhagen to form IndustriALL Global Union, representing 50 million workers in 140 countries.
United Food and Commercial Workers June 20
A province-wide petition has been filed in the Quebec National Assembly, calling on the provincial Minister of Labour to require Target to comply with the Quebec Labour Act.
Canadians for Tax Fairness June 20
Canadians for Tax Fairness
There is growing anger and resentment that international banks and large corporations haven't paid enough to fix the global financial crisis.
B.C. Teachers' Federation June 15
B.C. Teachers' Federation
According to reports from school districts to local teacher associations throughout B.C., more than 150 full-time teaching positions will be lost next September.
Canadian Union of Public Employees June 15
CUPE Global Justice Committee members recently attended a two-day international conference aimed at exposing the appalling environmental and human rights abuses of Canadian mining companies.
United Steelworkers June 13
Rio Tinto is providing the metal for the 2012 Olympic medals. Support locked-out workers at Alma, Quebec, as they call for Rio Tinto to be pushed off the podium!
Ontario Public Service Employees Union June 6
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Calling upon Premier Jean Charest and the Quebec Liberal government to negotiate with the students in good faith, OPSEU also condemns Quebec's Bill 78 and demands that it be rescinded.
National Union of Public and General Employees June 6
National Union of Public and General Employees
The Federal Court of Appeal issued a decision upholding a 2010 court ruling that the federal government must post key website content in a usable format for blind and partially-sighted Canadians.
United Steelworkers June 4
Pensioners must be treated fairly when companies become insolvent, the United Steelworkers will argue at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Canadian Auto Workers June 4
Canadian Auto Workers
CAW President Ken Lewenza is calling the decision by General Motors to close the consolidated line in Oshawa short-sighted.
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada June 4
That's the headline we want to see when we wake up on June 14, the day after the vote on Motion 312, Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth's attempt to turn back the clock on women's rights.
May 31
Ruling concluded that CBSA had violated the law and committed an unfair labour practice by denying union representatives access to the workplace for the purpose of discussing collective bargaining.
Mining Watch May 31
Landowners and workers allege severe labour rights violations and failure to comply with the land use contract.
Communications, Energy & Paperworkers Union May 29
Communications, Energy & Paperworkers Union
Canada's largest daily newspaper chain will lay off staff, centralize more operations and cease Sunday print publication in three major markets, Postmedia Network has confirmed.
National Union of Public and General Employees May 29
National Union of Public and General Employees
The theft of an 800-year-old cedar on Vancouver Island highlights a lack of parks staff.
Canadian Union of Public Employees May 29
An act buried in the Ontario Liberal government’s mammoth budget bill makes sweeping changes that open the door to privatizing almost any crown corporation or government service.
United Steelworkers May 25
Rio Tinto's behaviour is failing to live up to the Olympic principles of fair play, friendship and solidarity.
Ontario Public Service Employees Union May 25
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
While a record number of forest fires rage across the northern part of the province, the government is closing smaller MNR offices for “efficiency.”
CAW May 25
The creation of three separate categories of Employment Insurance claimants is "a backward step" for the EI system in Canada, said FFAW/CAW President Earle McCurdy.
Canadian Union of Public Employees May 23
We cannot stand by while governments continue to violate our basic rights in the name of austerity and funding cuts that only fuel the growing gap between rich and poor.
Council of Canadians May 23
Seven Conservative MPs who won the elections being contested under the Canada Elections Act filed motions to dismiss those legal challenges even before the court has a chance to consider them.