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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.

August 9, 2010

John Baird says Harper Conservatives will make constraint in spending growth 'the centrepiece' of their approach to tackling record federal budget shortfalls.

August 4, 2010

Speech to AFL-CIO calls on workers to support Democrats this fall over the Republicans 'who drove America's economy into a ditch.'

July 26, 2010

First ILO Convention ratified in over a decade; Canada continues to refuse to ratify many of ILO’s fundamental conventions.

July 12, 2010

Workers vote 75% to accept agreement ending year-long strike against Brazilian giant Vale.