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News Energy General
December 8, 2020  

Layoffs at Husky worksite after company gets $41.5M in public cash

Will leave just 10 skilled tradespeople at a site that once employed 2,700.

News Manufacturing General
December 4, 2020  

3M cutting another 2,900 global jobs in second restructuring

All business groups, functions, geographies affected; but 3M won’t say how Canadian operations will be impacted.

News General
November 18, 2020  

CN layoffs only there’s a dramatic slowdown during second wave: CEO

Business is recovering from a big drop in volume that forced the railway to withdraw its full-year guidance.

News Aerospace General
August 12, 2020  

CAE to lay off 350 mostly Canadian employees, as Q1 revenue drops

About 200 of the layoffs will be at the flight simulator maker’s headquarters in Montreal.

News Oil & Gas General
July 9, 2020  

Irving Oil cutting 250 jobs, 6% of workforce, due to the economy

Reductions will affect operations in Canada, the United States, Ireland and Britain.

News Transportation General
July 9, 2020  

Via laying off about 1,000 workers as pandemic impacts its business

Employees will receive a temporary written layoff notice that respects their collective agreement’s terms.

News Manufacturing General
June 9, 2020  

How and why companies lay off employees affects future success

Employment legislation in each Canadian jurisdiction limits how long an employee can be on a temporary layoff

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 25, 2020  

Boeing to reduce workforce by 400 in Winnipeg due to pandemic

Reductions will come from voluntary and involuntary layoffs and normal attrition.

News Transportation General
April 28, 2020  

TTC to temporarily lay off 1,200 staff members

Transit operator plans to maintain service at between 70% and 80% of normal levels.

News Manufacturing General
April 15, 2020  

BRP tightening its belt with office layoffs after global production halt

All production suspended, temporary lay offs of most assembly line workers at 10 plants across the globe.

News Manufacturing General
April 6, 2020  

CAE announces 2,600 temporary layoffs in response to COVID-19

The company also announced salary freezes and salary reductions for staff not affected

News Manufacturing General
January 27, 2020  

Mega Bloks closing Montreal factory, triggering 580 layoffs

Production of the interlocking plastic bricks for children will be outsourced to facilities in Mexico and China.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 25, 2019  

CN strike triggers layoffs as rail activity hits the brakes

Furloughs affect Unifor members who are not on strike but who work at CN’s Halifax facility.

News Manufacturing General
October 25, 2019  

CannTrust laying off up to 140, working to regain cannabis licenses

Cuts are expected to result in monthly cash savings of about $400,000.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
July 10, 2019  

Bombardier laying off 550 workers at Thunder Bay railcar plant

Local Unifor president fears more job losses beyond the initial layoffs as the contracts wind down.