The union representing approximately 6,000 K-12 education workers in Manitoba is speaking out against the Pallister government’s education review and Education Modernization Act (Bill 64) announced on Monday.
Some 268 workers at the Coca-Cola Refreshments Calgary plant will be on strike effective 9 a.m. today, March 15. The dispute involves members of Teamsters Local Union 987 of Alberta (Teamsters 987) who are asking for access to job security and protection from unnecessary third-party outsourcing as part of their collective agreement.
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.
Canada’s unions are calling on the federal Conservatives to stop unnecessary procedural delays and political posturing and join with the government and opposition parties to extend EI benefits.
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.