Category Archives: Labour

In Canada, a massive labor-Occupy rally against Caterpillar Inc.

Activists finger Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Electro-Motive Diesel Canada’s alleged “state-sponsored corporate greed” and labor malpractices. By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Occupy Ottawa activists are expected to join thousands of Canadian Occupy and labour activists in London, Ont., on Saturday, January 21, for a massive

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New study dispels myths about public sector pay

OTTAWA – December 14, 2011: There is no evidence the average pay of public sector workers in Canada is consistently higher than comparable occupations in the private sector, reports a new study released today by the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

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Conservatives Betray Canadians with U.S. Steel Deal

DECEMBER 12, 2011  |  MEDIA RELEASE TORONTO – The Conservative government has betrayed working families in Hamilton and Nanticoke by dropping its court case against U.S. Steel despite the company’s clear violations of federal law. “This is an outrage,” said Ken Neumann, Canadian director of