Exposed to risk doing daily diagnostic tests.
Occupational Health and Safety
None are assigned to meat plants despite Canada's deadly listeriosis crisis and promises made by the federal agricultural minister.
B.C. and Saskatchewan unions now calling for similar training and safety standards.
'I think we need to look at our whole system and re-evaluate how these calls come in.' - Tim Scharer, Winnipeg Paramedics Local 911.
The number of food inspectors devoted to monitoring processed meat plants would have to double to do an adequate job, union says.
National poll finds that 70% want government to crack down harder on food companies and devote more resources to keeping the food supply safe.
Employers reap gains worth $6.03 billion but the cost in employee burnout is significant.
NDP MLA introduces private member's bill following tragic death of highways department employee Jim Gallenger.
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.
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.