Right-to-work in Ontario

On May 1, 2013, Ontario Tory MPP and labour critic, Randy Hillier (Lanark–Frontenac–Lennox and Addington) introduced two pieces of right-to-work style (RTW) legislation, Bill 64 “Defending Employees’ Rights Act (Collective Bargaining and Financial Disclosure by Trade Unions), 2013” and Bill 63 “Labour Relations Amendment Act… Read More

Job postings

CAW: Pensions and Benefits Department The Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) is looking to hire a staff person for 6-month contract in the union’s Pensions and Benefits Department. More information about the position and how to apply can be found here. New Brunswick Nurses’ Union Communications… Read More

Another Round at the LCBO

by David Bush and Doug Nesbitt As in 2009, a last minute deal was reached between the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), a provincial crown corporation, and the Liquor Board Employees represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). Details of the tentative… Read More

Labour News Update, May 8 2013

Caterpillar closing its tunnelling plant by mid-April 2014, throwing 330 people out of work Toronto Star, May 3 2013 Alberta government insists union pay millions for ‘cost they put on taxpayers’ during wildcat strike Calgary Herald, May 2 2013 St. John’s NL airport strike drags… Read More