Report highlights struggling education sector, makes urgent call for national strategy

Report highlights struggling education sector, makes urgent call for national strategy

Federal and provincial governments need to step up to fix serious issues in post-secondary education (PSE), says a new coalition representing over one million students and workers.  In a report released today, the coalition outlines significant challenges facing the sector and lays out a comprehensive plan to strengthen post-secondary education as key to the pandemic response and recovery.

UFCW Canada expresses solidarity with Dutch supermarket workers in their fight for respect

UFCW Canada expresses solidarity with Dutch supermarket workers in their fight for respect

The union for grocery and food workers, UFCW Canada, expresses their support of Dutch supermarket workers who are being undermined in negotiations by the Supermarket Employer’s Association.

In a show of contempt for these frontline workers who have been the heroes of the global pandemic, when commenting on the negotiations employers said, “We do not shy away from any challenges.”

Rejected info request raises questions about Ontario government’s claims for school and student safety

Rejected info request raises questions about Ontario government’s claims for school and student safety

Ontario’s Ministry of Education has flatly refused to give a school board-by-school board breakdown of the number of education workers hired with COVID-related funds, prompting the union that made the inquiry to cast further doubt on the Ford government and its claims that it is doing everything possible to protect students in schools.

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