Unifor raises grave concerns about the sweeping changes to the Canada Labour Code proposed by the omnibus Federal Budget Implementation Bill C-4.
In a speech delivered at the founding convention of Canada’s new super-union, UNIFOR, award-winning journalist, best selling author and activist, Naomi Klein, urged unions to take action on climate change and stopping free trade.
The CAW and CEP have created a team of union leaders proposed to lead Unifor, Canada’s new super union, after its founding convention on September 1.
The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada opposes the Harper government efforts to woo US telecom giant Verizon Communications “to take over Canada’s telecommunications.”
The Toronto Plaza Hotel has branded its predominantly visible minority women employees as “animals” for fighting to protect their modest pay and benefits.
The United Steelworker (USW) union says the Harper Government is withholding documents relating to the controversial operations of Canadian mining company Excellon Resources Inc. in Mexico, asks federal Information Commissioner Suzanne Legault to investigate.
CUPE argues that Air Canada’s request for an exemption from Transport Canada would allow the airline “to cut the minimum requirement of flight attendants on board Canadian airplanes, from 1:40 passengers to 1:50 seats.”
The Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) has asked the federal government to immediately extend EI coverage to all Southern Alberta flood victims.