"The importance of the Canadian middle class cannot be overstated. It's what drives the economy and our country is at its best when it's strongest." — The New Brunswick Union
Despite the best efforts by the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations to force an agreement on many of the province's health professionals, the members of Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan (SAHO) have soundly rejected the final offer.
CFLR’s Guide for Negotiating Essential Services is intended as a practical guide for union negotiators engaged in essential service negotiations.
Nova Scotia's unionized home support workers tell the leaders of the province's political parties that should their work be contracted to another company, they won't accept jobs unless their current contract and working conditions continue.
Ontario's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is charged with operating an unsafe workplace for an incident in 2014 that left two nurses severely hurt.
Toronto (7 May 2015) — As Ontario's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) faces charges for operating an unsafe workplace, OPSEU/NUPGE President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the world-renowned institution must redouble its efforts to guarantee a safe work environment for patients and staff alike.
An IT worker at Dalhousie University points out the many disasterous consequences of the Nova Scotia Liberal government's attempt to strip post-secondary workers of their basic constitutional rights
Government has one year to make changes to Alberta's labour laws that violate workers' Charter rights.
Sessions at CFLR Forum will examine particular aspects of the three Supreme Court of Canada decisions released in January 2015, discuss their implications for the Canadian labour movement and consider the impact the decisions will have on future Charter litigation by unions in Canada.
The ILO declares Bill 45's "penal sanctions" to be "contrary to freedom of expression and principles of freedom of association."
“What we're hoping to accomplish with this publication is to promote greater coordination among unions to ensure that we present strong and cohesive arguments before the Courts.” — CFLR Board member, James Clancy