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January 3, 2022  

Ontario increases minimum wage to $15 an hour

The Ontario government has raised the general minimum wage

News Construction Food & Beverage Manufacturing Economy General
November 4, 2021  

Ontario seeking to double skilled immigrants to address labour shortage

TORONTO – Ontario is calling on the federal government

News Government Economy General
November 3, 2021  

Ontario to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour

As part of the 2021 Fall Economic Statement, the

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy
October 3, 2021  

Deere and UAW reach tentative agreement

Deere & Company and the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) have reached a

News Government General
October 3, 2021  

Kairos’ migrant workers project receives federal funding

The Government of Canada has awarded Kairos Canada $1,896,308 to continue its Empowering

News General
September 27, 2021  

Ontario adds new resources to protect workers

Over 100 new health and safety inspectors are graduating

News Transportation Business Operations
September 13, 2021  

Amazon to hire 15,000 employees across Canada; increase wages

CALGARY (CP) – Amazon Canada is hiking wages as

News Manufacturing Business Operations
August 2, 2021  

Union ratifies deal with Bombardier at Downsview; talks with De Havilland continue

(CP) TORONTO – Unifor says members of two of

News Government Economy General
July 21, 2021  

Ontario provides 100,000 workers online training for in-demand jobs

The Ontario government is investing $5.8 million in free

News Automotive Government Business Operations Economy General
June 25, 2021  

APMA to lead auto manufacturing workers project

The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) will lead training

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
January 6, 2021  

Thailand to expand virus testing at factories

Expand Covid-19 testing to thousands of factories in a province near Bangkok

News Manufacturing General Operations
January 6, 2021  

Trudeau frustrated by pace of vaccine rollout

The pace at which Covid vaccines being administered is only just starting to accelerate

News Business Operations Economy General Operations
January 4, 2021  

Top CEO salaries fell in 2019

CCPA report shows CEOs pay still more than 200 times average workers

News Business Operations General Operations
January 4, 2021  

Canadian companies paying bonuses

Some firms even increasing them amid COVID 19

News Oil & Gas General Operations
January 3, 2021  

Two workers killed in collision at Suncor

Occurred at oilsands mine near Fort McMurray

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
December 31, 2020  

Pharmacies push to join COVID 19 vaccination effort as distribution ramps up

Pharmacies are pushing to get involved in Canada’s vaccination effort,

News Minerals Business Operations Operations
December 29, 2020  

Two workers killed in collision at Suncor oilsands

Mine is located near Fort McMurray, Alberta

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 Economy General
December 1, 2020  

Biden names liberal econ team as pandemic threatens workers

Team also has years of experience in government and policymaking.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 11, 2020  

Extra income for hard hit workers may not last post-pandemic: PM

Government is watching to see how things play out before deciding on its next move.

News General
October 14, 2020  

Loneliness taking toll on Canadian mental health in COVID era: study

Workers who identified it as a concern had the lowest mental health score.

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.