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April 18, 2010

Anti-labour Wall government takes side of construction contractors against building trade unions.

April 8, 2010

Like Canada's Westray tragedy in 1992, the deaths of 29 coal miners in West Virginia could have been prevented with tougher laws to crack down on negligent corporate operators.

March 29, 2010

NUPGE president James Clancy says decision by United Nations body 'damages the human rights reputation of both the province and the Canadian government.'

March 29, 2010

UN body instructs government of Premier Brad Wall to consult and with labour and work out a more balanced approach to essential services legislation, union organizing votes and a labour relations board all parties can trust.

March 25, 2010

UFCW Canada blasts province for arresting farm labourers while ignoring agricultural operators who break the rules.

March 24, 2010

Unions working together include dozens of labour organizations from Australia, Brazil, Germany, Indonesia, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Peru, Sweden, South Africa, Zambia, among others.

February 18, 2010

New law tabled in legislature will implement landmark lawsuit provisions won last year by NBUPPE.

January 13, 2010

New UFCW Canada contract in Brandon puts migrant workers on the road to permanent settlement in Canada.

January 12, 2010

'The fact that scab labour is being used to carry out the work of persons with disabilities and their job coaches is almost unfathomable.' - Carol Furlong.

January 3, 2010

Longstanding legal case finally resolved by the B.C. Supreme Court.