Labour News Update: July 10 2017

Manitoba public-sector unions launch court challenge over wage freezes | Disappearing jobs in NL | Push for automatic compensation for workers exposed to General Electric toxins in Peterborough | British Columbia Supreme Court upholds container truck driver wage ‘floor’ | Conservative policies to blame for… Read More

Weekend Video: Unions and the City

This panel discussion invites Toronto labour leadership to respond to a comparative book on labour strategy and political action in Toronto and New York City, titled Unions and the City: Negotiating Urban Change. The book discusses how local unions in four sectors (hospitality, film, green… Read More

Bill C-27: Paving the way for privatization

By Peter Whitaker On October 19, 2016, Finance Minister Bill Morneau introduced Bill C-27, which would bring in target benefit pension plans for the federal private sector and Crown corporations. Harper’s Conservatives had considered the target benefit plan as a replacement for employees and retirees’… Read More