"Canadians and people around the world are demanding that Prime Minister Harper end his deadly asbestos policy. He can no longer hide from this issue."
Occupational Health and Safety
'Our bargaining team did a great job and we were successful in getting a very good deal for our members.'
'These proposed changes would not have been possible had it not been for the extensive contributions made by organized labour.'
'I take this very seriously and I expect that this will be a wake-up call.' - Thomas Lukaszuk.
Saskatchewan's justice minister has introduced legislation to eliminate the Saskatchewan Human Rights Tribunal and transfer its power to a provincial court, sparking human rights concerns among labour groups and other interested parties.
Ambulance struck by trailer that broke loose from truck hauling empty propane tanks.
Explosive tensions exist at the North Fraser Pretrial Centre in B.C. where 650 inmates are packed into facilities meant to house a maximum of 300 prisoners.
Incident involving impaired driver who fled accident scene illustrates dangers faced daily by public employees on Canada's highways.
'As Canada has become a 24-hour society, the number of Canadians working non-regular hours has increased dramatically.'
A new report from the Calgary-based Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) suggests that employers who neglect psychological safety in the workplace could be legally liable for mental injury inflicted on workers.