Canada Unionization

Unions Win, Walmart Canada Loses In Supreme Court Battle

CP | Stephanie Marin, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in favour of Quebec workers who lost their jobs at a Wal-Mart store in Jonquiere, Que., after it shut i...

'Frankly, There'll Be No Industry Here In 10 Years'

CBC | Posted 04.07.2013 | Canada Business

Two men who normally only meet behind closed doors were front and centre at the University of Windsor Monday. A prominent management labou...

Rachel Mendleson

Future Of Canada's Unions At Stake In Auto Talks | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 09.14.2012 | Canada Business

One of the most intense rounds of auto-sector contracts talks in recent memory could become a defining moment in the struggle of Canada’s labour mov...

In Great Union Debate, Who Speaks For Consumers?

Mark Milke | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Business
Mark Milke

Around Labour Day, a plethora of news stories focus on the state of unions, and often, their interaction with business. Given the name of the holiday, the attention is understandable. However, the focus on unions and corporations, especially where governments are involved to set policy and create legislation, often misses two other critical groups: consumers and taxpayers.

Rachel Mendleson

Why Unions Are Starting To Fight For Non-Unionized Workers | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 05.26.2012 | Canada Business

In a bid to reinvent themselves amid flagging influence and a less-than-friendly political atmosphere, unions are increasingly focusing their attentio...

Rachel Mendleson

The Decline Of Unions: Has Canada Passed A Point Of No Return? | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 02.03.2012 | Canada Business

ST. THOMAS, Ont. — If there is any doubt that the erosion of unions could be contributing to the decline of the middle class — and, by extension, ...

Quebec Retailer Closes Store Over Unionization

CBC | Posted 01.12.2012 | Canada

Another Couche-Tard convenience store has closed its doors as workers were negotiating their first collective agreement. The ...

Alberta Has Strongest Labour Market In North America: Study

CBC | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada Alberta

Alberta is number one when it comes to labour market performance across North America, says a report released by the Fraser Institute on T...