Harper-Era TV Rules Will Cost 15,000 Jobs, Harm CanCon: Study

Harper-Era TV Rules Will Cost 15,000 Jobs, Harm CanCon: Study

Daniel Tencer  01. 5.2016
Spending on Canadian content could take a $400-million hit, study says.
Bell Media Layoffs Will Hit Local News Hard: Union

Bell Media Layoffs Will Hit Local News Hard: Union

CP  11. 6.2015
TORONTO — Hundreds of job cuts planned at Bell Media have union officials worried about the future of CTV's local news operations. A...
Canadian Union: 'Outrageous' TPP Deal Will Cost 20,000 Jobs

Canadian Union: 'Outrageous' TPP Deal Will Cost 20,000 Jobs

CP  10. 5.2015
TORONTO — Canadian auto workers' union Unifor predicts that 20,000 auto industry jobs could be lost as a result of the Trans-Pacific...

Canada's Largest Union Slams Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

CBC  09.11.2015
The Trans-Pacific Partnership would kill Canadian auto jobs says Unifor, the union that represents thousands of autoworkers in this country. The...
Canadian Labour Unions Prepare To Launch Major Anti-Harper Offensive

Canadian Labour Unions Prepare To Launch Major Anti-Harper Offensive

CP  09. 6.2015
Workers say their assault will begin shortly after Labour Day and will be the culmination of months of preparation.
Labour Activists Angry Over Canada's 'On-Call' Workers

Labour Activists Angry Over Canada's 'On-Call' Workers

CP  09. 3.2015
TORONTO — The rise of so-called precarious employment in Canada — mainly work in the services and retail sectors — has brought with...
California Ruling Could Spell Trouble For Uber Canada

California Ruling Could Spell Trouble For Uber Canada

CP  06.19.2015
TORONTO - A ruling from a California labour board that Uber drivers are employees of the company and not self-employed contractors sets...
Foreign Workers Forced Into Sex Under Threat Of Being Sent Home

Foreign Workers Forced Into Sex Under Threat Of Being Sent Home

CBC  05.28.2015
An Ontario Human Rights Tribunal ruling has highlighted the vulnerability of temporary foreign workers in a case where two women worked...
'Absolutely Incredible'

'Absolutely Incredible'

CP  04.24.2015
TORONTO - Canada's largest private sector union is condemning a federal agency for lending roughly $526 million to Volkswagen to expand...
Canadian Taxpayers May Have Lost Billions On Tories' GM Share Sale

Canadian Taxpayers May Have Lost Billions On Tories' GM Share Sale

Daniel Tencer  04. 8.2015
Market analysts and union leaders say the Harper government may have gotten a bad deal in selling off its remaining shares in General Motors,...
Talks Resume After CN Threat To Lock Out Workers

Talks Resume After CN Threat To Lock Out Workers

CP  02.23.2015
OTTAWA - Talks continue today between Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR) and the union representing nearly 5,000 employees under the company's...
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...