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Occupational Health and Safety

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.

April 21, 2009

'Like a gust of fresh wind blowing through the workplaces of Ontario.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

April 21, 2009

Advocates for safe workplaces have been pushing for more than a decade for legislation that protects workers from harassment and violence. Today, they had some good news.

April 16, 2009

Massive 2005 survey collected responses from 12,200 nurses across the country.

April 6, 2009

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) in the UK report that four in 10 teachers have faced verbal or physical aggression from a pupil's parents or guardian.