Labour News Update: January 20, 2014

In this week’s Labour News Update: Minimum wages in Canada Collective agreements Temporary foreign workers Canada Post Outsourcing at Sears Pension funds Silencing public sector workers   Buffett keeps word, Heinz strikes “fair” deal with Ontario ketchup workers Jamie Sturgeon, Global News, January 16, 2014… Read More

Labour News Update – 6 January 2014

In this week’s update: the campaign to save Canada Post Ten months: the strike at Labatt’s in St. John’s Public service showdown with Tories in 2014 Concessions at Boeing CUPE National squashes drive in Ottawa Cambodian garment workers murdered by police New dangers for foreign… Read More

Labour News Update – 30 December 2013

In’s final weekly labour news post for 2013: Union organizing at Carleton University Layoffs and resistance at Canada Post Legal challenge waged against Albert’s Progressive Conservative government Service sector organizing in Canada Korean workers fight against the threat of rail privatization IAMAW focuses on… Read More

Labour News Update: Dec. 16, 2013

Local governments urging Canada Post to reconsider cuts: UBCM is concerned for vulnerable citizens News 1130 Dec. 15, 2013 VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – The group that represents local governments across the province is concerned about a plan by Canada Post to phase out door delivery. The Union of… Read More