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April 28, 2016

Thousands of intellectually disabled adults in Canada are earning less than $2 an hour under sheltered workshop programs.

April 11, 2016

Tinkering with the number of temporary foreign workers admitted into Canada for seasonal labour fails to fix underlying problems around unsustainable business practises, workers' groups in Atlantic

Union-sponsored Syrian refugee families waiting for immigration clearance could be settled in Canada by the end of the year following a recent decision to restart application processing.

"Outdated" employment legislation permitting employers to pay disabled workers below minimum wage in Alberta is set to be reviewed, the NDP government says.

March 30, 2016

The British Columbia Teachers' Federation (BCTF) announced this week that Glen Hansman will be its next president.

The Liberals' new budget promises a much-needed funding boost to a range of Canadian initiatives and sectors.

"Outdated" employment legislation permitting employers to pay disabled workers below minimum wage in Alberta is set to be reviewed, the NDP government says.

March 18, 2016

March 17, 2016

Early next week, the federal Liberal government will table their first budget.

March 16, 2016

It seems like the simplest story to tell these days is the negative impact that oil and gas is having on Canada's economy.

March 15, 2016

It's been nearly two months since newsroom workers at the Halifax Chronicle Herald took up strike action.

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) returned to the bargaining table this week for a second round of contract negotiations under Justin Trudeau's Liberal government.

During the 2015 federal election, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau attacked NDP leader Tom Mulcair's promise to increase the federal minimum wage.

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