Amazon to hire 15,000 employees across Canada; increase wages
CALGARY (CP) – Amazon Canada is hiking wages as…
Union ratifies deal with Bombardier at Downsview; talks with De Havilland continue
(CP) TORONTO – Unifor says members of two of…
Ontario provides 100,000 workers online training for in-demand jobs
The Ontario government is investing $5.8 million in free…
APMA to lead auto manufacturing workers project
The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) will lead training…
Thailand to expand virus testing at factories
Expand Covid-19 testing to thousands of factories in a province near Bangkok
Trudeau frustrated by pace of vaccine rollout
The pace at which Covid vaccines being administered is only just starting to accelerate
Top CEO salaries fell in 2019
CCPA report shows CEOs pay still more than 200 times average workers
Canadian companies paying bonuses
Some firms even increasing them amid COVID 19
Two workers killed in collision at Suncor
Occurred at oilsands mine near Fort McMurray
Pharmacies push to join COVID 19 vaccination effort as distribution ramps up
Pharmacies are pushing to get involved in Canada’s vaccination effort,…
Two workers killed in collision at Suncor oilsands
Mine is located near Fort McMurray, Alberta
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
Biden names liberal econ team as pandemic threatens workers
Team also has years of experience in government and policymaking.
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.
Loneliness taking toll on Canadian mental health in COVID era: study
Workers who identified it as a concern had the lowest mental health score.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ontario legislature expected to pass emergency COVID bill to help workers
Will apply to employees under investigation, supervision or treatment for the virus.
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.
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.
American Airlines seeks flight cancellation cash from unions
Airline says slowdown caused “enormous financial losses” from cancelled flights.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
Liberals told to build new benefits for ill, unemployed workers
Program would also help jobseekers who exhaust regular EI benefits and heading towards welfare.
Bolton manufacturer assessed $60,000 fine for worker injury
Clothing caught on fire from sparks while cutting steel beams using a grinder.
Your workforce is aging: what you need to know about adapting
As manufacturing workforces age, employers will face a number of issues that will have to be addressed.
More intensive coaching needed
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