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July 12, 2017

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

June 26, 2017

Back when the Civil Service Association of Ontario was morphing into OPSEU, optimists wer

June 22, 2017

Is there a rule somewhere that says that journalists writing about bank profits or bank workers cannot mention the two together?

June 20, 2017

This article appeared in the CCPA Monitor November 2014

June 19, 2017

The federal government's recently announced national child-care framework is just another misstep by a government continuously slow to deliver on its promises, says Robyn Benson, president of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC).

June 14, 2017

This article appeared in the CCPA Website, May 10, 2017

June 9, 2017

In August, 1969 Frank Eastham (1944-1998) and I were hired at Seneca College.

Proposed changes to Ontario's employment laws don't do enough to support workers who are experiencing domestic violence, says Peggy Sattler, the member of provincial parliament fighting for domestic violence leave to be included in Ontario's labour laws.

June 7, 2017

On May 24, about 175,000 construction workers from across Quebec walked off their construction sites. The workers called an unlimited general strike, and construction across the province stopped.

June 1, 2017

Businesses have nothing to fear about the government's proposal to hike minimum wage to $15 an hour, say some Ontario small businesses and worker advocates.

May 29, 2017

Most viewers know reality TV is misnamed: lines are scripted; scenes are edited.

Less known is the reality of working conditions for those who create these shows. Workers are often misclassified -- and this can be dangerous.

May 25, 2017

The spring floods in Quebec came as a surprise.

May 23, 2017

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) must continue to adapt if it wants to thrive, recently acclaimed president Hassan Yussuff told rabble.ca.

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