Speech to AFL-CIO calls on workers to support Democrats this fall over the Republicans 'who drove America's economy into a ditch.'
First ILO Convention ratified in over a decade; Canada continues to refuse to ratify many of ILO’s fundamental conventions.
Workers vote 75% to accept agreement ending year-long strike against Brazilian giant Vale.
More than 3,000 workers vote this week on contentious settlement with Brazilian nickel giant Vale.
Legislation will remove a longstanding RCMP Act prohibition against unionization after being declared unconstitutional in a 2009 court ruling.
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.