Data made public by whistle blower finds 1,785 Canadian accounts established by HSBC Private Bank clients in Geneva.
Consolidation of diagnostic imaging services throughout Lower Mainland of B.C.
Offered to the children of the National Union's 340,000 members who are starting a post-secondary education.
'It’s really difficult to fathom the level of suffering and loss these people are experiencing right now.' - Mike Parker.
BCGEU objects to employer-driven push for new dispute resolution body to deal with workplace issues.
Overall employment rate for post-secondary students drops from 48% to 45%.
Members gather from across the province to set priorities for the next round of collective bargaining.
Government accepts none of the 74 recommendations contained in a Senate report approved unanimously in April.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency audit uncovers flaws in systems it supervises to ensure food safety.
Equality Rights Central (ERC) will monitor all equality, human rights and discrimination issues, primarily in lower courts and tribunals
Earlier this year, the Senate of Canada unanimously endorsed In from the Margins: A Call to Action on Poverty, Housing and Homelessness, a landmark report containing 74 recommendations to help lift Canadians out of poverty.
OPSEU says a two-year freeze would cost many members nearly $2,000 annually in lost purchasing power.
9.5% in wage increases over four years but frustrations with SAHO remain.
B.C. Health Coalition report says 'explosion' of for-profit clinics jeopardizing equality and fairness of the health care system.
Increasing percentage of mutual fund voting power is being exercised to vote against management
"It is time to fix the problems of workplace pension plans for Canadians."
Toronto (27 September 2010) – The joint federal-provincial pension reform process is not moving fast enough slowly and should include a national forum of regulators and stakeholders, according to a study released last week from the C.D. Howe Institute in Toronto.
Shawn Graham becomes the first premier in the history of New Brunswick to be denied a second term in office.
Preliminary data suppressed by government during Commons debates reveals impact of abolishing two-for-one remand credits when inmates are sentenced to prison.
No formal admission of fault but Bell agrees to address complaints of customers charged late fees despite paying bills on time through a financial institution.
'Our members need to see real gains after years of concessions and crumbs. We won't settle for an agreement that includes no improvements and no employment security.'
Georgina Beyer was elected Member of Parliament in New Zealand in 1999, the first openly transgender person in the world to hold a national office
'The proposed process is unnecessarily heavy handed.' - Elisabeth Ballermann.
A triumph for all administrative professionals, union says.
76 hospitals surveyed across Ontario in advance of new Occupational Health and Safety Act amendments.
'We haven’t received a wage increase in eight years and we’re fed up.' - Laura Webster.
Harper government's tough-on-criminals agenda means province will have to build additional facilities to hold a wave of new inmates sentenced by the courts, BCGEU says.
Quebecor operating le Journal de Montreal with electronic strikebreakers 20 months after locking out workers.
'There will be a less safe environment in Canadian penitentiaries.' - Howard Sapers.
Northwest Territories arbitrator rejects defence that landlord would have suffered the wrath of God.
Public invited to join march from Leamington to Windsor to help 'Break the chains of indentureship' for migrant farm workers in Canada.
Investigation shows that professional fundraisers grab huge share of money Canadians contribute to charitable causes.
NBUPPE says New Brunswick politicians will damage essential services if they try to finance election promises by cutting public sector jobs.
Canadians encouraged to e-mail, fax and phone MPs in advance of critical Commons vote on Bill C-391.
Bed counts will drop to nearly half over the next four years despite a doubling of patients with dementia in the coming years, union says.
'Right now lives are being put at risk. It’s that simple.' - Chris Broughton, MGEU Local 911.
Brief calls for higher CPP and GIS benefits and a national pension insurance program.
'A bit of progress was made on some issues, but not anywhere near the kind of movement we need to see.'
'We’re looking forward to working with employers to reach a fair settlement that improves the working lives and conditions of our members.'
CAJAR lawyers, journalists, administrative staff and paralegals targeted with death threats and intimidation.
SEIU case sets precedent for long queue of similar cases pending across Ontario.
59% of Canadians would be in trouble if their pay was delayed by a week.
Released after 12 months of hearings, workshops and submissions from Alberta groups and citizens.
Canadian full-time students in undergraduate programs paid 4% more on average in tuition fees for the 2010-11 academic year than they did a year earlier.
Quebec also 'lukewarm' to national pension reforms under consideration by Canada's finance ministers.
'Provincial government funding for CLBC has flat-lined and CLBC is trying to reduce a $22 million deficit by requiring agencies to reduce and redesign services to cut costs.' - BCGEU.
Employees fighting freeze say money saved in wages would be scooped up by long-term care executives and private shareholders.
'We don't block access any more to social media. We want to say to our employees that we trust them - and we do trust them - to be responsible.'
'You know, you're playing with a ticking time bomb.... The government has to get a handle on this.' - Bob Bymoen.
'It was essential to bring labour and environmental groups together.' - Darryl Walker.
NUPGE president James Clancy calls on the Harper Conservatives to intervene on behalf of Canadians and to develop a national industrial strategy for the country.
Three-month strike drew support from across the United States and Canada and from global unions and labour federations.
'No decisions have been taken yet to reduce any benefit or increase contributions.'
Located on the Riverfront Boardwalk in Weyburn, the Saskatchewan community where the man voted the 'the greatest Canadian' began his long career.
Deaths of two Jamaican workers at Ontario orchard under investigation.
New 'media rules' so restrictive scientists can't talk about floods that happened 13,000 years ago.
Canadian Health Coalition says ‘affordability’ no longer an excuse for inaction.
Toronto pension lawyer says precedent set by court could affect retirees depending on other financially stressed pension funds across Canada.
The 32nd annual Vancouver Pride Parade took place with an estimated crowd of over 600,000.
'It is crucial that businesses make mental health and well-being a priority to prevent disability in the first place.'
Judge hearing case filed by employees' pension committee castigates province for delaying action on pension plan shortfall.
Two-year freeze on increases will end on Jan. 1 and rates could rise by 15 cents per $100 of earnings.
BCGEU also negotiates new collective agreement at St. James Daycare Society.
NUPGE's national secretary-treasurer says Canada’s debt is much lower than most countries – nowhere near to being a serious problem – and there is a lot of proof that government spending cuts are the wrong approach.
This marks four consecutive quarters of growth in pension fund assets
'According to the Canada Safety Council, 75% of people bullied in the workplace will leave their jobs.'
'Hanging in the balance of the decision is whether the committee or the government has the authority to devise the plan to insure security and long term solvency.'
Labour organizations gathering at 10 a.m. at Health Resource Centre.
"We need accountability and justice for all missing and murdered women."
Legislation introduced by President Nicolas Sarkozy to raise the eligible age for minimum pensions to 62 from 60 and for full pensions to 67 from 65.
'This is about improving road safety for all British Columbians and working to provide additional resources to police forces.' - Dean Purdy.
Top 50 U.S. CEOs got $598 million since laying off 37,759 employees after the 2008 economic meltdown.
Agreement covering Local 701 members employed at Saint John brush factory runs until July 31, 2014.
It’s time for Canada to put into practice our international commitments to labour rights.
NUPGE wrote Prime Minister Stephen Harper last month urging Canada to support a commission of inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Wages key issue for employees at private manufacturer of cookies, candy and flavoured syrups.
'The toughest issues are still on the table.' - Tyler England.
The obvious question facing communities today is how to adjust to extreme weather in ways that will cause the least amount of destruction. A number of communities have, in recent years, launched action plans to investigate their vulnerabilities and to brainstorm solutions. “Every community has its own Achilles heel,” says Cullen, author of a new book "The Weather of the Future".
Are you prepared for an emergency in the workplace? Who do you contact in case of fire or other disaster? Where are the emergency exit routes for your work area?
Small levy on international currency transactions would generate an estimated $35 billion annually.
'Now is a good time for all civil service members — and all NSGEU members — to speak up about the vital importance of having enough workers to do the work.' - NSGEU.
Information and privacy commissioners from across the country call on governments to change their overly secretive practices.
“Ontario teachers support the fight for public water services in the province and teach their students about the urgent need to support the right to water around the world.”
'Laid-off workers have not received their severance entitlements despite an employment standards regulation requiring the employer to pay out all wages within 48 hours.' - BCGEU.
Liberals would add 55 more doctors and double the number of health care clinics and nurse practitioners.
$400 deposit fee finally dropped but other 'outrageous' exploitation practices against Guatemalan migrants continue in Quebec, says UFCW Canada.
The Canadian workforce is aging and older workers are making up a greater portion of the workforce. With the large number of 'baby boomers' born after WWII now aging, it is estimated that by next year, approximately 41% of the working population will be between the ages of 45 and 64 (up from 29% in 1991), and this percentage will continue to increase over the coming years.
Bullying is a form of violence in the workplace; it is not part of the job. We all have a responsibility to stop it and work towards a Bully-Free Workplace.
Canada is not the only Arctic coastal state to become more engaged in Arctic policy over the past few years.