Canadian CEOs held to higher standard on important issues: survey
69% of Canadians want companies to address discrimination and racism.
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%.
GM and UAW reach tentative deal that could end strike
Union touts “major gains” for workers after months of bargaining.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mexico employers’ federation pushes for higher minimum wage
Minimum wage should be raised by 19% to the equivalent of about $5 per day.
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.
Labour posts ninth straight gain as jobless rate dips to 6.2%
August figures also show a long-awaited improvement in wage growth.
Round 2 of NAFTA talks ends with Mexican resistance over wages
Few concrete proposals made on contentious issues like dispute-resolution.
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.
NAFTA negotiations could mark end of era for Mexican exports
Tightening Mexico’s labour laws and strengthening unionization could push wages up.
NAFTA issue: Getting Mexican workers a pay raise
Average autoworker wage in Mexico at just over $4 an hour.