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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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
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.