Wal-Mart continues to lower standards for workers around the globe and weaken labour relations in each country where it expands.
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A national campaign led by Zellers workers is drawing the attention of daily commuters, visitors, local business owners and passers-by in a number of cities across Canada.
Over 1,500 Zellers employees who are members of the UFCW have ratified a three-year union contract. Four of the Zellers stores covered by the collective agreement will be converting to Target.
Agriculture worker deaths or injuries while in transit are occurring at a disturbing rate in Ontario and across Canada. An inquest would bring awareness, answers and recommendations.
Zellers workers are gaining supporters across Canada with a new campaign that asks Target Corp. for fairness when the global retailer starts hiring and filling jobs for its “new” Canadian locations.
While we celebrate Black History Month we must also acknowledge that the history of Black Canadians is also a history that is too often under-acknowledged in our curriculum and in the media.
In a bid to stand up for their basic human rights, Daniel and 69 of his coworkers filed a law suit in September 2011 based on Walmart's failure to meet the minimum requirements under US wage law.
How many more farm workers must die before the specific regulations for farm safety are attached to OHSA, as they are for other industries?
Hate crimes against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered individuals continue to climb, with 74% of these crimes being violent in nature.
While the New Year is an appropriate time to reflect on the progress that our union has made in recent months, it also provides a chance to assess the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.