Meagan Gillmore

Type: Article

Aug 24, 2017
Canadian companies have a long way to go to advance reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, a recent report argues. SHARE (Shareholder Association for Research and Education), a non-profit that advises institutional investors like foundations and religious organizations about ethical and socially...
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Aug 24, 2017
  A few hours after the 19-month strike at The Chronicle Herald in Halifax ended on Thursday, photographer Christian Laforce was making plans to eat chicken wings. He wasn't sure exactly what he'd order, having never eaten at the restaurant he and a friend intended to visit, but he knew it would...
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Aug 8, 2017
Regular service at the slot machines at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto will resume today. Slot machine workers have been locked out since July 14, after the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), the union representing the workers, and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) couldn't...
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Aug 4, 2017
An ongoing strike at Toronto's Pearson International Airport has revealed the harsh working conditions of the airport's baggage handlers and grounds crew. Approximately 700 Swissport employees walked off the job on July 28, after rejecting the company's latest offer. The vote to strike was...
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Aug 4, 2017
Regular service at slot machines at Woodbine racetrack in Toronto could resume in the next few days. More than 400 slot machine workers have been off the job at Ontario's largest gaming floor since July 14 after the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), the union representing the workers, and...
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Aug 4, 2017
Beth Bedore wants to own a pair of shoes without holes. If she earned more money, that's one of the first things she would buy. Bedore relies on her bicycle or public transit for transportation in Belleville, Ontario. Unsuitable footwear can be harmful for her health. But right now, she can't...
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Aug 4, 2017
WestJet employees are working in crowded environments -- and not just airports or airplanes. Several campaigns are underway to organize company employees, including customer service representatives and flight attendants. The efforts come at a crucial time for Canada's second-largest airline....
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Aug 4, 2017
Slot machine workers at the OLG Woodbine Racetrack have been locked out.  The lockout began on July 14, after the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), the union representing the workers, failed to agree on a new contract. Workers began...
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Aug 4, 2017
The union representing workers at the University of Toronto Students' Union (UTSU) says recent layoffs violate the collective bargaining agreement and put students' services at risk. Vita Carlino, clubs and services' groups coordinator, and Maria Galvez, health and dental plan coordinator, worked...
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Aug 4, 2017
NDP leadership candidates reinforced their commitment to workers and the labour movement at a debate hosted by the United Steelworkers in Toronto on Thursday night. Candidates unanimously supported protecting workers' pensions when companies declare bankruptcy, helping temporary foreign workers...
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