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June 15, 2016

Lindsey McKay, postdoctoral fellow at Brock University's Sociology Department, is among the thousands of Canadian mothers ineligible for maternity benefits. 

June 13, 2016

For Angella MacEwen, two significant statistics show how many Canadians are left out in the cold when it comes to Employment Insurance (EI).

May 25, 2016

Newspaper workers from Nova Scotia's Halifax Chronicle Herald are gearing up for a meeting with company management this week following four months on the picket line.

At the moment, "a few miles" will cost a worker more than a month in employment insurance benefits in Saskatchewan.

Kiwibank rolled into New Zealand in 2002 following a relentless campaign spearheaded by then deputy prime minister Jim Anderton.

Justin Trudeau's Liberals set hopes high when they promised to reform Canada's employment insurance program.

A new collective agreement for the Toronto City public library workers is in the final steps of ratification.

Alberta's wildfire has forced several Canadian oil and energy companies to scale back operations in and near Fort McMurray.

It was an afternoon of samba drums, churros and solidarity at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on May Day.

May 11, 2016

May 10, 2016

April 28, 2016

Ontario service organization Community Living Algoma officially ended its sheltered workshop program in September.

A slick mobilization campaign rallying unions and workers against law changes that threatened collective bargaining rights in New Brunswick resulted in a major victory for labour this month.

For kids living in the high-rise apartments of the Jane and Finch neighbourhood in Toronto like Blackcreek, effective and accessible community programs can make a world of difference.

Workers across Canada fighting for better job conditions take to the streets today for the annual Fight for $15 and Fairness day of action.

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