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August 4, 2017

A union brought National Aboriginal Day celebrations to Estevan, Saskatchewan for the first time this year.

The Ontario government's recently announced strategy to increase employment of people with disabilities lacks concrete details about how to meet the complex problem, disability advocates say.

Ontario's proposed changes to labour laws will not increase protection for those in factual TV -- or many other precarious workers.

August 3, 2017

This article appeared in the CCPA Monitor July/August 2017

August 1, 2017

People in the health care sector are usually pushed into one of two camps.

July 28, 2017

This article first appeared in the CCPA Monitor - February 2012

July 24, 2017

This article appeared in the CCPA Monitor June/July 2017

July 21, 2017

British Columbia's unions are hopeful for increases to minimum wage and improved workers' rights with John Horgan's NDP-Green coalition government.

July 20, 2017

On December 2, 2010, the Ontario government promised that a new wind turbine plant in Tillsonburg would deliver 900 jobs to the southwestern Ontario region. The government release said that the plant was part of a $7-billion investment made by Samsung to invest in clean energy. Siemens would build the plant.

July 18, 2017

Slot machine workers at the OLG Woodbine Racetrack have been locked out.

Manitoba unions have filed an injunction to stop a recently passed law that would freeze public service employees' wages, saying it violates their constitutional right to freedom of association.

July 12, 2017

A tentative agreement has been reached between slot machine workers at Woodbine Raceway in Toronto and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). Members will vote on the agreement this weekend.

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 Saskatchewan government needs to take "immediate action" to fix the "crushing workload" and understaffing medical technicians and technologists face throughout the province, says the union representing these workers.

June 28, 2017

This article appeared in the CCPA Monitor March/April 2017

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