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News Business Operations General
December 24, 2020  

Unions see opportunity as new generation of organizers emerge amid pandemic

As the pandemic has dragged on, workers from companies have joined unions this year

News Government Manufacturing General
September 16, 2020  

How Erin O’Toole’s strategy to win over union voters could work

No guarantee his embrace of economic nationalism will pay off at the ballot box.

News Aerospace Transportation General
August 13, 2019  

Judge sides with American Airlines over worker slowdown

Judge found merit in statistics compiled by American showing that workers took longer to fix planes and delayed more tasks.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 26, 2019  

Trudeau to meet labour leaders in Winnipeg

In the shadow of SNC-Lavalin scandal as company walks back CEO’s claim about lost jobs.

News Manufacturing General
February 11, 2019  

Mexican union declares victory in strike at 48 border plants

The mass strike erupted after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador decreed a doubling of the minimum wage in Mexico’s border zones.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 22, 2018  

Ontario passes sweeping labour reform law, rolls back many changes made by Liberals

The measures were applauded by some in the business community but condemned by anti-poverty activists.

News Construction General
August 28, 2018  

BC’s new rules for provincial infrastructure projects challenged in court

Contractors association says rules not fair to non-unionized workers.

News Food & Beverage General
July 12, 2018  

Quebec liquor store workers turn wine labels around as pressure tactic

Expressing frustration over protracted contract negotiations, workers at the Quebec Liquor Corp. are obscuring wine and liquor bottle labels and price stickers as a protest.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 13, 2017  

Hootsuite CEO warns of threat to innovation; unions laud closing of tax loopholes

Ryan Holmes says proposed changes to small business taxes could prevent Canada from becoming a hotbed for technology giants.

News Manufacturing General
September 4, 2017  

Labour movement has leapt forward in last decade, leaders say

But era of technology poses challenges and opportunities needed for workers to retrain.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 16, 2016  

Mihychuk looking forward to an end of TFW program

Federal labour minister hopes the day will come when temporary foreign worker program won’t be necessary.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 11, 2016  

Ontario will ban corporate, union donations: Wynne

Maximum individual donations in federal range of $1,500.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 30, 2016  

Ontario to tighten rules on corporate and union political donations: Wynne

There will also be new rules on so-called third party advertising.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
November 20, 2015  

UAW unworried about political blowback for joint effort with German union

Unions will work together to boost wages and working conditions for the 100,000 people working for German employers in the US auto sector.

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June 10, 2015  

Unions go all out to stop Obama’s trade agenda

US President wants fast track powers to offer trade proposals that Congress can ratify or reject, but not change.

News Construction Energy Forestry Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production
April 8, 2015  

Unions extend contract as workers await jobs at BC’s Site C dam

Deal expected to keep labour climate stable.

News Construction Energy Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
March 4, 2015  

Clark tells BC Hydro to permit union organizing on Site C

Province’s council of building trades has filed a lawsuit that argues BC Hydro’s plan violates the charter.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production
February 5, 2014  

Unions are ‘keeping the barbarians at the gate,’ Biden tells auto workers

A concerted war on labour threatens to weaken the bargaining power of American unions, US vice-president tell auto conference.

News Manufacturing General
February 5, 2014  

Tories oppose Hudak’s plan to make union dues optional, Liberals say

The PC leader says he’s “tired of other countries and states eating our lunch and taking away manufacturing jobs.”

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Technology
November 8, 2013  

Dennis Williams gets UAW president nod as King prepares to retire

Williams was an integral part of bargaining with the Detroit automakers in 2011.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
February 21, 2013  

Boeing labour contract eliminates pensions for new hires

Company’s engineers headed back to work, but technical workers vote to authorize strike.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
December 12, 2012  

Michigan approves laws limiting unions

Democrats, including Obama, offered a series of amendments to keep union rights intact, but were rejected by Republican dominated legislature.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
August 22, 2012  

CAW delegates vote ‘Yes!’ to super union with CEP

New entity to represent 300,000 across 20 sectors.

News Business Operations Operations
August 7, 2012  

Unions turn to new ideas to stay afloat

Reorganizing while under seige from corporations, government.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
August 1, 2012  

CAW, CEP formalize plan for industrial super-union

Merger would represent more than 300,000 Canadian workers.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
February 2, 2012  

Indiana closer to ousting labour unions

Republican lawmakers in Indiana have passed legistation prohibiting labour contracts requiring works to pay union fees.