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September 16, 2010

Employees fighting freeze say money saved in wages would be scooped up by long-term care executives and private shareholders.

September 14, 2010

Three-month strike drew support from across the United States and Canada and from global unions and labour federations.

September 13, 2010

Deaths of two Jamaican workers at Ontario orchard under investigation.

September 5, 2010

It’s time for Canada to put into practice our international commitments to labour rights.

September 1, 2010

'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.

September 1, 2010

$400 deposit fee finally dropped but other 'outrageous' exploitation practices against Guatemalan migrants continue in Quebec, says UFCW Canada.

August 31, 2010

Two companies and four corporate officials face a total of 29 charges for failure to protect the safety of employees.

August 24, 2010

Please sign to petition to stop a U.S. beverage company from milking Canada's good name for corporate profits.

August 17, 2010

'It is simply wrong for hard-working people to be bank-rolling already profitable corporations.'

August 11, 2010

Bill 68 would open workers to 'reprisals and termination' by forcing them to confront unfair employers personally.