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News Government Manufacturing General
August 20, 2020  

Liberals to use regs to create income support after CERB winds down

Singh called on Trudeau to extend the CERB until the end of September and present a plan to fix EI by the end of this month.

News General
July 7, 2020  

Rethinking the boundaries between economic life and coronavirus death

Efforts to revive the economy are redrawing the lines between who will prosper, who will suffer and who will die.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
July 2, 2020  

Tesla threatens firing if workers afraid of virus don’t return to jobs

Labour activists want state and county officials to do a better job ensuring proper safety procedures are followed at the Fremont factory.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
May 6, 2020  

Feds earmarking $77M to keep food processing industry safe

Union argues it’s still not safe inside the facilities that had coronovirus outbreaks and more needs to be done.

News Manufacturing General
March 19, 2020  

Ontario legislature expected to pass emergency COVID bill to help workers

Will apply to employees under investigation, supervision or treatment for the virus.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 7, 2019  

GM-UAW talks take turn for worse over product commitments

Union says offer did nothing to provide job security during the term of the agreement.

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 General
August 14, 2019  

American Airlines seeks flight cancellation cash from unions

Airline says slowdown caused “enormous financial losses” from cancelled flights.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 9, 2019  

Future Skills Centre invests $7.65M to transition displaced workers

Innovation projects will test and evaluate approaches to support thousands of workers facing career transitions.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 12, 2019  

Climate change support could wane if no help for coal workers: report

Task force lays out 10 broad recommendations to help workers prepare for a future without coal.

News Business Operations
January 2, 2019  

‘Lots of hugs’ as shuttered Cape Breton call centre reopens under new ownership

About 275 people were expected to report for work at the site of the former ServiCom centre.

News Electronics General
October 10, 2018  

After backlash, Amazon to boost pay for longtime workers

Workers who already made $15 an hour will get more than the $1 an hour raise promised last week.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 9, 2018  

Liberals told to build new benefits for ill, unemployed workers

Program would also help jobseekers who exhaust regular EI benefits and heading towards welfare.

News Manufacturing General
June 26, 2018  

Bolton manufacturer assessed $60,000 fine for worker injury

Clothing caught on fire from sparks while cutting steel beams using a grinder.