Barrie – Negotiators for the therapists, counsellors, and child and youth workers at New Path Youth and Family Services have reached a tentative settlement with the employer. The 86 staff at the [...]
On October 19, 2016, Finance Minister Bill Morneau introduced Bill C-27, which would bring in target benefit pension plans for the federal private sector and Crown corporations.Target benefit [...]
This callous mistreatment of working people was not only condoned, but even extolled — and not just by the business establishment. The daily newspapers of the time also defended the [...]
Plight of laid off Sears staff highlights need for stronger protections for workers nationally, provincially, says BCFED
The treatment under existing laws of thousands of laid off Sears employees highlights the need for stronger basic protections and employment standards for workers in Canada, says the BC [...]
“The disparity in income between the rich and the poor is merely the survival of the fittest. It is the working out of a law of nature and a law of God.” – John D. Rockefeller, 1894. [...]
United Food and Commercial Workers Canada (UFCW) Canada Local 175 members working at two Toronto-area Cappola Foods locations ratified their first-ever collective agreements June 30. Read more.
The Final Report from Ontario’s much-publicized Changing Workplaces Review (“Review”) recently proposed a wide range of changes to the province’s Employment Standards Act, [...]
The summer months are providing little reprieve for staff and representatives at the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) who work with college instructors. The union recently filed to [...]
Ahead of Ontario’s public hearings on Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, over 50 economists across Canada have penned an open letter supporting a $15 minimum wage. Read more.