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Occupational Health and Safety

June 18, 2009

Exposed to risk doing daily diagnostic tests.

June 10, 2009

None are assigned to meat plants despite Canada's deadly listeriosis crisis and promises made by the federal agricultural minister.

June 8, 2009

B.C. and Saskatchewan unions now calling for similar training and safety standards.

June 4, 2009

'I think we need to look at our whole system and re-evaluate how these calls come in.' - Tim Scharer, Winnipeg Paramedics Local 911.

May 26, 2009

The number of food inspectors devoted to monitoring processed meat plants would have to double to do an adequate job, union says.

May 20, 2009

National poll finds that 70% want government to crack down harder on food companies and devote more resources to keeping the food supply safe.

May 18, 2009

Employers reap gains worth $6.03 billion but the cost in employee burnout is significant.

May 4, 2009

NDP MLA introduces private member's bill following tragic death of highways department employee Jim Gallenger.

April 28, 2009

James Clancy writes to Canadian government as observances are planned to mark the 25th National Day of Mourning for employees killed and injured on the job.

April 28, 2009

Twenty-five years ago, in 1984, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) launched what was to become a worldwide remembrance for workers killed on the job.