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September 27, 2012

On Monday there were clashes between workers and guards in Foxconn's plant in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China.

Nurses who are bullied and those who witness bullying report a similarly high desire to quit, according to a study conducted by University of British Columbia (UBC) researchers.

September 26, 2012

Celebrate World Day for Decent Work on October 7 by joining the international campaign to Stop Precarious Work.

September 25, 2012

What a spectacle we were. The enormous bus roared down the highway, then slowed and pulled to the side of the road, kicking up gravel in its wake.

September 19, 2012

For nearly a century, studies have consistently shown that newly hired workers are more likely to be injured than those with longer job tenures.

September 18, 2012

Fifty years ago, Sam Walton began a store with a vision.

September 13, 2012

In the past year, Premier Christy Clark and three party leaders from other provinces have speculated about importing some unfriendly labour laws from the U.S.

Vancouver mother Dawn Steele has spent more than a decade fighting for children and adults with developmental disabilities. 

Expressing outrage over the negligence of government authorities, IndustriALL Global Union launched a LabourStart campaign

September 12, 2012

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September 11, 2012

From dawn in Fiji to sunset in Hawaii, workers from more than 100 countries will take part in a global day of action to demand stronger government action for economic recovery, job creation for you

September 10, 2012


Many communities and unions run United Way campaigns through their workplaces in the fall. Some campaigns last from September through December and others run for a shorter period.


CUPE launched a fun and informative game on literacy and clear language to celebrate International Literacy Day on September 8.

September 6, 2012


B.C. Government workers across the province went on a province-wide, one-day strike on Wednesday, September 5, 2012.