By: Canadian Auto Workers Union | Press Release PORT ELGIN, ON – A CAW owned and operated wind turbine started operating today generating clean wind energy to the electrical grid in Port Elgin, Ontario. “This is an important day as the start-up of this wind turbine marks an
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: The Harper Conservatives’ 2013 federal budget is a “missed opportunity for the economy and services”, says the Public Service Alliance of Canada. PSAC says austerity measures hurt Canadians, urges the government to reverse course.
Canadian Labour Congress | Press Release: More than 350 labour leaders met for a one-day summit on Friday, March 22 in Toronto to talk about how their members can advocate for greater fairness for all Canadians. “We met to reaffirm our resolve that all Canadian workers
By: Canadian Auto Workers Union | Press Release TORONTO – The CAW is calling on federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty to focus on job creation, not more spending cutbacks in his 2013 budget, to be unveiled tomorrow. “Canada’s public debt is small, relative to past history and to the
By: Public Service Alliance of Canada | Press Release OTTAWA – The Federal Court has upheld a decision by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal saying that employers cannot discriminate against employees with family obligations. Federal court decision: Attorney General of Canada and Fiona Ann Johnstone and
By: United Steelworkers Union | Press Release: TORONTO – The federal Conservative government is showing it is not serious about fixing the discredited Temporary Foreign Worker Program, the United Steelworkers (USW) says. “It has been four months since the Conservatives promised a review of the Temporary
By: Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union | (Press Release) | Mar 2, 2013: OTTAWA – Changes to Employment Insurance (EI) affecting thousands of seasonal workers and their communities must be overturned, says the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP). Further to the harmful changes, the government began making
“We cannot and will not let Stephen Harper silence our voice and we will not accept any form of right to work legislation.” by Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) | Feb. 6, 2013: At its first national bargaining conference the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) promised