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3 july 2015

11:37
The president of Toronto's 10,000-strong transit workers union says Vancouver's massive rejection of a sales tax increase to fund failed and increasingly expensive for-profit transit projects is a warning to governments that the public tolerance for...


2 july 2015

20:35
Southwest Airlines announced today that it has reached a tentative agreement with its Flight Attendants.  Terms of the deal were not released, but the airline said they include wage increases, bonus opportunities, and work-rule adjustments. "I...

17:37
The union representing workers at the Liquor Control Board of Ontario is launching radio ads tomorrow alerting the public to the dangers of expanding the sale of alcohol to grocery stores. "Alcohol is not just another consumer product," OPSEU...

15:30
American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr., National Secretary-Treasurer Eugene Hudson Jr., and National Vice President for Women and Fair Practices Augusta Y. Thomas today issued the following statement: "We...

13:53
The National Restaurant Association's Chief Economist Bruce Grindy breaks down the latest employment trends from today's Department of Labor jobs report:  "Restaurant industry job growth accelerated in June, according to preliminary figures from...

11:29
Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies, issued the following statement on the June 2015 jobs numbers released...

11:22
Anger is rising among administrative personnel at CIUSSS de l'Ouest-de-l'Île, formerly the CSSS-Dorval-Lachine-Lasalle, the Douglas University Mental Health Institute and Grace Dart Extended Care Centre, represented by the Syndicat québécois des...

11:19
The recent conviction of a Metron Construction boss on criminal negligence charges for killing four workers in 2009 should result in a jail sentence, says Marty Warren, Ontario/Atlantic Director of the United Steelworkers (USW). "This case...

10:18
The June jobs report released this morning was overshadowed weeks ago by the very troubling first quarter of 2015 report on productivity growth, said the chief executives of Job Creators Network. That report showed six straight months of American...

10:17
Unifor members at GardaWorld are demonstrating today in front of the TD Bank at 45 O'Connor Street in an effort to draw attention to their circumstances and press Garda to get back to the table to negotiate a fair settlement. TD Bank is one of...

09:39
Teamsters, community leaders and labor allies are joining together to denounce union-busting efforts by the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation (EVSC). Just under 700 workers represented by Teamsters Local 215 are seeking a fair contract...

09:17
The following is being released by the Massachusetts Nurses Association: The nurses of Newton Wellesley Hospital voted yesterday to ratify a new union contract, which was negotiated last Monday, averting the need for a strike that was set for June...

08:00
The Department of Labor's own evidence to support its new fiduciary-only rule actually undermines the DOL's justification for its unwarranted disruption of consumer access to financial assistance from Main Street advisors, according to a study...

07:30
Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has reached a new collective agreement with its mining union at Cerro Bayo for a new two-year contract. The Company is also negotiating separately with its...

06:00
Loblaw Companies Limited and UFCW locals 175 & 633 and 1000A have agreed to recommence negotiations relating to labour contracts covering 69 select stores in Ontario, including some Zehrs Great Food, Loblaws Great Food, and Real Canadian Superstore...

06:00
Extensive strike preparations continue as UFCW Canada Local 1000A and Loblaw Companies Ltd. return to the negotiating table on July 2, 2015 at the request of an Ontario Ministry of Labour Mediation Officer. The Mediation Officer, who has been...

00:01
Loblaw Companies Limited will continue to operate all nine stores affected by labour disruptions in Windsor, Leamington, Chatham, Kingsville and Sarnia. The nine stores, including five Real Canadian Superstores and four Zehrs Markets, will remain...


1 july 2015

17:11
The American Federation of Government Employees is declaring victory after President Obama signed into law legislation that eliminates a financial penalty facing retired federal law enforcement officers. Obama signed the bill this week after it...

17:01
U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) Acting Director Allison Beck congratulated Rhode Island state officials and union negotiators on the implementation of a settlement agreement to Rhode Island's longstanding public employee...

15:37
California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su reminds employers that California's paid sick leave law goes into effect today. "With California's new paid sick leave law in effect, most workers now won't have to choose between their family's health and...

14:57
Unifor members at GardaWorld are demonstrating in front of the TD Bank at 45 O'Connor Street in an effort to draw attention to their circumstances and press Garda to get back to the table to negotiate a fair settlement. TD Bank is one of Garda's...

13:42
Cal/OSHA is urging all employers, particularly those in the Sacramento Valley and adjacent foothills, to protect their outdoor workers from heat illness. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for these areas, where...

12:46
Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced that new state investments approved by the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) will support the continued growth of Pennsylvania businesses that...

10:00
DO NOT CONFUSE THIS NATIONAL REPORT with the various regional purchasing reports released across the country. The national report's information reflects the entire United States, while the regional reports contain primarily regional data from their...

07:00
New exchange plan enrollees spent less on medications in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the same time a year ago, according to the third edition of the Express Scripts Exchange Pulsetm report, released today. When compared to the first...

00:01
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced today 100 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new appointees include 2 Companions (C.C.), 11 Officers (O.C.) and 87 Members (C.M.). These appointments...


30 june 2015

16:37
The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs announced today that the Veterans Hiring Act (Bill C-27) comes into force tomorrow, July 1, 2015. The Veterans Hiring Act makes it easier for Canadian Armed Forces personnel who are leaving...

14:38
The United Taxi Workers of San Diego (UTWSD) and Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO, jointly announced today an affiliation between UTWSD and OPEIU. The UTWSD is an association in a group of more than 1,500 taxi...

13:58
The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, today announced that 850 students in Manitoba, including 310 students across 234 organizations...

13:57
Today I wish to congratulate the Council of Atlantic Premiers on continuing to lead the way in harmonizing apprenticeship training and improving labour mobility by signing the Atlantic Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Apprentice Mobility.  As a...

12:06
Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated Wirecomm Systems (2008) Inc. and Unifor Local 5011 on the renewal of their collective agreement. The agreement was reached with assistance...

12:01
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today on the Department of Labor proposal to expand overtime protection. "The Obama administration has proposed a win for workers and a win for the...

11:56
The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust ("HIT") announced today that it is investing $25.9 million of union and public pension capital for the rehabilitation of the Westmoreland's Union Manor in Portland, OR. This financing will allow significant...

11:54
Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and the Atomic Energy Allied Council on the renewal of their collective agreement. The agreement was reached...

11:46
The federal government's revision of overtime regulations will benefit millions of workers and make overtime protections easier to enforce, attorneys at the national employee rights law firm Outten & Golden LLP said today. The U.S. Department of...

11:25
The registered nurses at Leominster Hospital, who are organized with the Massachusetts Nurses Association, and UMass Memorial HealthAlliance reached a tentative agreement today on a three-year contract that improves RN-to-patient staffing  inside the...

11:00
On July 1st, twelve hundred employees at downtown Vancouver hotels will receive the second of two wage increases, applied during the past six months. The total increase of $1.25 an hour represents a record raise over the time span for hotel workers...

10:39
Ontario nurses are hitting the streets alongside other social and environmental advocates to fight for a healthier future. Members of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO), including President-Elect Carol Timmings, will join a...

09:23
Today, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) has taken the first step in its legal challenge against Bill C-59, the legislation that is gutting the collective bargaining rights of federal public service workers. The PSAC filed its...

08:07
In spite of policies and training programs that establish rules for halal compliance, a number of disturbing violations of halal guidelines have occurred in a Flying Food Group catering kitchen servicing Etihad flights out of Los Angeles. Reported...

08:00
1199SEIU, America's largest healthcare Union, and Columbia Care LLC one of the nation's leading vertically-integrated manufacturer and distributor of medical marijuana products and services licensed to operate in DC, AZ, IL and MA, today announced...

06:00
Staff of Pembroke Regional Hospital represented by CUPE are kicking off a community campaign to protest plans to cut beds and privatize services. "Our campaign will ask the provincial government for additional funding for the hospital to stop the bed...


29 june 2015

18:30
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) has filed a class action complaint with a demand for jury trial against the Office of Personnel Management, Director Katherine Archuleta and Chief Information Officer Donna Seymour about one of...

17:15
The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Greg Rickford, Member of Parliament for Kenora, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for...

16:36
The Independent State Store Union (ISSU) today issued the following letter to all senators asking for the defeat of House Bill 466 ? the Rep. Turzai liquor privatization bill as amended by the Senate. June 29, 2015 In an attempt to provide...

16:02
Following today's announcement that Sysco terminated its merger agreement with US Foods, the Teamsters Union cited the decision as a critical step toward restoring labor relations and renewing customer confidence at the two companies. Teamsters...

15:19
Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued his "Jobs that Pay" tour at the Erie Technology Incubator at Gannon University to highlight Governor Wolf's commitment to support entrepreneurs and increase...

11:18
The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today marked the end of the school year by highlighting the Harper Government's continued commitment to enhancing access to post-secondary education by removing financial...

06:00
The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Greg Rickford, Member of Parliament for Kenora and Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative...


28 june 2015

09:00
Members of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), the union representing more than 60,000 front-line registered nurses and allied health professionals as well as more than 14,000 nursing student affiliates, will join Toronto's 2015 Pride Parade on...

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