We encourage all Cannabis NB employees to explore their options and determine what is right for themselves and their colleagues.
Over the last 10 years for which statistics are available, an average of 952 people have been killed each year because of something that happened to them at work. In some years, the death toll has been well over 1,000.
“It’s infuriating for our members to see this government waste billions of dollars on fiscal mismanagement while skimping on finding appropriate funding for public services and programs and the workers who deliver them.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President
What happens at the Unist'ot'en camp could have lasting repercussions for generations of Indigenous and non-Indigenous British Columbians.
The deadline for applications and essays is July 4, 2019.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's proposed top tax rates are also consistent with those recently proposed by one of Canada’s most prominent economists.
"Organizing isn’t a suspicious activity, it is a constitutional right fully given to workers. I demand the Premier and his government back off." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“Working people have had enough. Enough of being sidelined, enough of low wages and enough of unfulfilled promises of job creation which put at risk India’s economic development. The global trade union movement stands side-by-side with our sisters and brothers in India.” — Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of ITUC
“With the expiration of the no-layoff clause, there are now no checks and balances on the government’s public service cut and privatization agenda. This now adds up to about 150 privatized positions in just the last few months from this government.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
A report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) finds that the gap between Canada's corporate elite and the average worker is still immense. The study also finds a significant disparity based on gender at all levels of employment.
"The Ford government is willfully violating the Charter rights of the Power Workers of Ontario and is trampling on the collective bargaining process by ending a strike that has not even started." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
Union says policy recommendations will improve life for B.C. tenants, but report does not move forward on other important issues.
Given that workers and retirees worked decades to earn their pensions, they should not be left at the back of the line.