Every year, thousands of Canadians are killed or injured on the job. Workers in Canada today are four times more likely to die at work than they are to be murdered.
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Harper's Conservatives introduced a budget more concerned with the continued gutting of services in order to squeeze out a balanced budget to bolster their re-election campaign.
A new report reveals how some Ontario employers cheat workers out of basic entitlements by claiming the workers are not covered under the Employment Standards Act.
A new study has found that Canada has, relative to income, seen the second-highest increase in household debt among developed countries since the 2008 recession.
Wal Mart is responding to allegations of gender pay inequality by introducing a new Woman Owned label to be applied to products from women-owned companies.
Speculation continues about possible changes to Ontario's beer retailing system.
Mexico has called out Wal Mart for the deplorable labour conditions at Mexican farms it uses to supply its produce. Walmart is North America's largest importer of Mexican fruits and vegetables.
A breakthrough agreement between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and government and employer members of the ILO acknowledges the Right to Strike is protected under ILO Convention 87.
By next January, Wal Mart will have 396 locations in Canada in a move that is more about corporate greed and capitalizing on Target's departure.
Canadians can expect to pay more for the price of food this year, largely due to the falling value of the Canadian loonie against the U.S. dollar.