Toronto, ON – The Ontario Federation of Labour calls on the Ford Government to reject Uber’s proposal to rewrite Ontario’s employment laws to trap its drivers in sub-minimum wage work.
Frontline workers for the City of Sarnia have given their union an overwhelming strike mandate in votes held over the past week. The workers, who are represented by CUPE Locals 153, 2713 and 3690 work for the City in public works, parks and recreation and as “inside” workers, respectively. Their combined average strike vote was 97 per cent in favour of taking strike action if necessary.
AHS is circumventing its own Vaccine Waste Mitigation strategy by treating general support staff like they’re disposable, says the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, which represents about 40,000 front-line healthcare workers.
March 8 is International Women’s Day, recognized globally as an opportunity to celebrate women’s achievements.
We know that the COVID-19 pandemic has had harsh impacts on women in Canada, and around the world.
I’d like to abolish International Women’s Day.
Never mind the many opportunities it’s given me to command space on op-ed pages for issues I know and care about; I’m striving for a world in which everybody agrees that IWD is no longer necessary.
Hospital and long-term care health care staff across Ontario represented by CUPE took part in an International Women’s Day workplace action that calls on the Ontario government to respect, protect, and increase pay for health care workers who are predominantly women.
Heart & Stroke, Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) have teamed up to raise the urgency of a national pharmacare plan. The groups have launched a campaign calling on Canadians to tell the federal government that Canada deserves #PharmacareNow.
United Steelworkers union (USW) Local 6500 members in Sudbury are proud of our longstanding relationship with Laurentian University. It is a partnership based on collaboration, shared goals and a recognition of Laurentian’s essential role not only in higher education, but also in the economic, social and cultural development of our community and all of northeastern Ontario.
When Canadians need them most, media outlets are being forced to trim their budgets, and newsrooms, as the pandemic continues to hit the bottom line.
The pandemic, now almost a year long with many dark months still ahead, is both the cause of much of media’s immediate troubles, and one of the big reasons we need it.
Canada’s flight attendants say their industry is on the brink of collapse, and they’re bringing their call for help to the doorstep of the prime minister and key cabinet members.
As part of a “Mayday” campaign, the union representing 15,000 Canadian flight attendants is launching billboards in key locations in Ottawa and the home ridings of key federal ministers, as well as an email drive that has already sent close to 6,000 messages to Prime Minister Trudeau’s inbox.