Save with tighter health benefit controls.
New contract includes 2% annual wage increases, higher shift premiums, introduction of a millwright apprenticeship program.
Compensation board spends approximately $62 million every year on drug benefits for injured workers
Contract includes wage increases, benefits improvements and a commitment to maintaining operations.
The manufacturer and Unifor have failed to reach an agreement on pension changes and benefit reductions.
Tens of thousands of workers walk out over benefits.
Ontario auditor general’s cites significantly more generous compensation than other public service positions.
Strategies include flexible work schedules, extended health benefits and career opportunities.
Workers on edge about slowing growth and the future of their jobs.
Morneau Shepell survey says getting benefits costs under control a priority.
800 workers at the company’s Joliet facility are finally heading back to work.
Insolvent Catalyst Paper has reached cost-cutting labour agreements with unions representing more than 1,000 paper and pulp workers at three mills in BC.
Those who oppose building the Keystone pipeline to the US Gulf Coast suggest the benefits to the American economy are being oversold. It’s a false claim.
It’s been a rough couple of years for manufacturers but management-level pay rose almost 4% in 2010 after a dismal 0.76% increase in 2009, according to Canadian PLANT survey of Canadian companies.