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News Government Manufacturing General
July 22, 2020  

Canadian CEOs held to higher standard on important issues: survey

69% of Canadians want companies to address discrimination and racism.

News Manufacturing Economy General
January 31, 2020  

Manufacturing’s average November wage up 3.8% year-over-year

Ontario and Quebec contributed the most to growth that was ahead of the 2019 inflation rate of 1.95%.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 16, 2019  

GM and UAW reach tentative deal that could end strike

Union touts “major gains” for workers after months of bargaining.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 25, 2019  

Committees finish work in GM talks, top bargainers take over

Minor issues largely are resolved, focus shifts to wages, use of temporary workers and other contentious issues.

News Government General
August 14, 2019  

You need to find workers? Increase wages: Quebec’s Legault

Premier facing pressure from industry groups over reduced immigration that’s aggravating labour shortages and hurting economic growth.

News Electronics General
October 4, 2018  

Amazon to cut bonuses, stock benefits as it raises wages

Ecommerce giant will phase out bonuses and stock program after US$15 an hour minimum wage announcement.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
March 28, 2018  

US NAFTA proposal pushes for higher auto wages in Mexico

Formula would create incentives for car companies to pay wages far higher than the current average US$2.04 per hour.

News Manufacturing General
November 29, 2017  

Steelworkers reach a labour deal with Scapa Tapes in Renfrew

New contract includes 2% annual wage increases, higher shift premiums, introduction of a millwright apprenticeship program.

News Manufacturing General
October 25, 2017  

Mexico employers’ federation pushes for higher minimum wage

Minimum wage should be raised by 19% to the equivalent of about $5 per day.

News Manufacturing General
October 2, 2017  

Is Canada’s skills shortage real, or are businesses to blame?

Universities can’t deliver company-specific skills, they need to be acquired at the company level.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 8, 2017  

Labour posts ninth straight gain as jobless rate dips to 6.2%

August figures also show a long-awaited improvement in wage growth.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 6, 2017  

Round 2 of NAFTA talks ends with Mexican resistance over wages

Few concrete proposals made on contentious issues like dispute-resolution.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
September 4, 2017  

Mexico’s low wages are under fire at NAFTA negotiations

US and Canadian auto unions say Mexican autoworkers earn about one-ninth of average wages north of the border.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 11, 2017  

NAFTA negotiations could mark end of era for Mexican exports

Tightening Mexico’s labour laws and strengthening unionization could push wages up.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
August 9, 2017  

NAFTA issue: Getting Mexican workers a pay raise

Average autoworker wage in Mexico at just over $4 an hour.