US economy still healthy; workers enjoy job security.
The former Police frontman is currently starring in a Toronto musical.
The mass strike erupted after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador decreed a doubling of the minimum wage in Mexico’s border zones.
Changes will disproportionately affect younger workers who dominate food services and other industries at highest risk for automation.
“GM today, by reconfirming their decision, has not only picked a fight frankly with Unifor, but they have picked a fight with all of Canada,” said Jerry Dias.
Canada’s manufacturing sector lost 278,000 jobs between 2000 and 2007.
Greg Foran, who used to head Walmart’s China business, says he’s always looking to new technology that improves efficiency.
Report says it would cost the city about $1.1 million to make the change.
Workers who already made $15 an hour will get more than the $1 an hour raise promised last week.
Ecommerce giant will phase out bonuses and stock program after US$15 an hour minimum wage announcement.
Bill 148 mandates equal pay for part-time and temporary workers doing the same job as full-time employees and increases vacation entitlements.
The new deal is preferable to economic chaos.
New labour and environmental commitments included in the deal, but feds fell short in other areas.
The target number would mean a 24% drop from the roughly 52,400 immigrants Quebec accepted last year.
A changing labour market is creating opportunity, pressuring business and government to adapt.