Protracted legal battle dates back to layoffs imposed by the Newfoundland and Labrador government in 2005.
National poll finds widespread support for a staff association with real bargaining power or a traditional trade union.
All direct and indirect employees will be paid at least $16.74 an hour, well above minimum wage rates in B.C. and across Canada.
'From a legal perspective it's a tremendous victory.' - Naveen Mehta.
Anti-labour Wall government takes side of construction contractors against building trade unions.
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.
NUPGE president James Clancy says decision by United Nations body 'damages the human rights reputation of both the province and the Canadian government.'
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.
UFCW Canada blasts province for arresting farm labourers while ignoring agricultural operators who break the rules.
Unions working together include dozens of labour organizations from Australia, Brazil, Germany, Indonesia, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Peru, Sweden, South Africa, Zambia, among others.