CN Rail Faces Strike Vote

CN Rail Faces Strike Vote

CP  02.19.2015
MONTREAL - Unifor says it will hold a strike vote among its 4,800 members at CN Rail.Unifor has been negotiating for months with Canadian...
Air Canada Worker Union Suspends Talks

Air Canada Worker Union Suspends Talks

CP  02.18.2015
TORONTO - The union representing about 4,100 Air Canada employees says it has suspended contract talks with the airline over shift trading...
CN Talks With Union Break Down Over 5-Cent Contribution

CN Talks With Union Break Down Over 5-Cent Contribution

CP  02.18.2015
MONTREAL - Canadian National Railway plans to unilaterally modify some terms of its collective agreement with Unifor after talks with the...
Minimum Wage Hike Won't Kill Jobs, Might Create Them: Study

Minimum Wage Hike Won't Kill Jobs, Might Create Them: Study

Sunny Freeman  10.21.2014
Increasing the minimum wage does not drive up unemployment levels, according to a three-decade study published Tuesday. The Canadian...
Unifor: Need To Oust Tory Gov't Trumps NDP Loyalty

Unifor: Need To Oust Tory Gov't Trumps NDP Loyalty

CP  09.18.2014
OTTAWA - The NDP's traditionally strong ties to the labour movement won't be enough to secure a blanket endorsement from Canada's largest...
'Lethal Weapon' Actor Becomes Canadian Union Member In Vancouver

'Lethal Weapon' Actor Becomes Canadian Union Member In Vancouver

CP  09.15.2014
VANCOUVER - Canada's largest private sector union brought some star power to its national conference on Sunday.Actor Danny Glover, perhaps...
How the Labour Movement Has Failed

How the Labour Movement Has Failed

Rachel Décoste  09. 2.2014
You wouldn't know it from the tone of discourse today, but immigrants and foreign workers have been part of the Canadian labour force since...
Bombardier Employees Go On Strike

Bombardier Employees Go On Strike

CP  07.14.2014
THUNDER BAY, Ont. - Employees at Bombardier's (TSX:BBD.B) light rail plant in Thunder Bay, Ont., are on strike after failing to reach an...

Bombardier Employees Threaten To Strike

CP  07.14.2014
THUNDER BAY, Ont. - Employees at Bombardier's (TSX: BBD.A) light rail plant in Thunder Bay, Ont. are threatening to walk off the job today...
Canadian Union Tries To Do What No Other Has Done

Canadian Union Tries To Do What No Other Has Done

CP  03.31.2014
Unifor, the union looking to represent Toyota workers in three Canadian plants, is set for a vote that will be closely watched by labour...
Kamloops' Only Daily Shutting Down

Kamloops' Only Daily Shutting Down

CBC  01. 6.2014
The Kamloops Daily News, the city's only daily newspaper, is shutting down after 80 years of publishing, putting 55 full-time and...
LOOK: A Tory's Parting Shot At Harper

LOOK: A Tory's Parting Shot At Harper

12.13.2013
Now here’s something you don’t see very often — a Tory defending unions and praising their role in the economy. Granted, the Tory...
This Should Make Rob Ford Happy..

This Should Make Rob Ford Happy..

11.15.2013
TORONTO - Torstar Corp. (TSX:TS.B) is reorganizing the advertising sales operations at the Toronto Star, Canada's largest newspaper, and...
Tories To Debate Radical Change To Labour Laws

Tories To Debate Radical Change To Labour Laws

Sunny Freeman  10.31.2013
A number of labour reform proposals on the agenda at this weekend’s Conservative party convention could be signs that the party is shifting...