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10 december 2019

08:30
On September 18, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law California Assembly Bill 5. The new law, which takes effect January 1, limits companies' ability to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees [1]. On November 12, the...

08:30
The American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) is very disappointed to learn that the Mexican Government has refused to accept a fix to the USMCA's automotive rules of origin that would require aluminum automobile parts to use aluminum smelted in...

03:00
Everyone's talking about climate change and how the Planet's dying. There are protest marches all over the world and Greta Thunberg is making headlines everywhere. However, most people are continuing to live their lives as usual, as no one really...


9 december 2019

21:07
Following the release of details from a surprise billing agreement between Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) and...

16:58
"Sikhs for Justice" (SFJ) ? An international advocacy group (www.sikhsforjustice.org) is holding a press conference from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Bloomberg Room followed by a reception from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Truman Lounge at the National Press...

15:53
Despite an overwhelming "yes" vote to join the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), management at the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) continues to stand in the way of Operations Supervisors' constitutional right to unionize....

15:24
Canada's largest union, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to restore federal health funding increases through the Canada Health Transfer (CHT) to 2016 levels. CUPE...

14:24
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on Audible and Kindle (companies of Amazon), Amazon, Google Play Books (operated by Google), AudioBooks, and Barnes and...

14:20
Co-op Refinery's unfounded allegations against its unionized workers is a desperate attempt to distract attention away from the unsafe operation of one of Western Canada's largest refineries. "Nearly eight hundred highly skilled refinery workers are...

12:29
The President of the United States, Donald Trump, recognized the work of the President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, against drug trafficking. During the Israeli American Council National Summit 2019, Trump assured...

11:51
A delegation from the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action launched a public communique to energy ministers in fashion-producing nations on December 9 during a side event at COP25, urging countries to do more to promote renewable energy and...

11:49
The World Anti-Doping Agency today endorsed a four-year ban on the Russian Anti-Doping Agency. RUSADA now has 21 days to accept the consequences or appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport. It is after the final decision from CAS that the...

11:22
In a letter filed last night with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Ligado Networks CEO Doug Smith responded to claims made in a communication from NTIA Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Douglas Kinkoph, saying:...

11:15
Jeff Yurek, Ontario Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks issued a decision revoking the Renewable Energy Approval for the Nation Rise wind power project under construction in North Stormont, near Ottawa.  The Minister's decision was in...

11:05
Dr. Gary Donovitz, Founder and Chairman of BioTE Medical, says that the future of millions of otherwise healthy women could be in jeopardy if the recent position statement published in the October issue of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &...

10:52
Due to ongoing confusion amongst the general public regarding Hospice Palliative Care (HPC) and Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) and the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians...

09:00
Fractious geopolitics in a US election year, a rising tide of global activism and a new level of cyber warfare are among the Top 5 risks for business in 2020, published today by Control Risks, the specialist global risk consultancy. Charged with...

08:00
Unifor report Caring in Crisis: Ontario's Long-Term Care PSW Shortage finds chronic under staffing in long-term care homes puts workers at risk and is hurting residents. "Every step of the way, we heard that PSW's face impossible workloads and heavy...


8 december 2019

19:07
Today's media coverage of the labour dispute between CUPE 7000 and the BCRTC (SkyTrain) included interviews with a TransLink spokesperson whose inaccurate statements and incendiary language directed at the union do nothing to move the parties closer...


7 december 2019

20:15
In a show of solidarity for education workers, Harvey Bischof, OSSTF President, Sam Hammond, ETFO President, Liz Stuart, OECTA President and Smokey Thomas, OPSEU President joined Unifor National President Jerry Dias at Unifor's Ontario Regional...


6 december 2019

16:15
Family Research Council strongly opposes the coercive and deceptively-named "Fairness for All Act" that was introduced today in the House of Representatives. Intended as a compromise between religious liberty and those advocating for unrestrained...

15:50
Currently in Arizona, only one out of every four preschoolers are in quality early learning settings; less than half of third-graders are proficient in reading; less than half of eighth graders are proficient in math, and only one out of two high...

14:19
Hundreds of supporters, union members, and local residents joined a solidarity rally with the 800 members of Unifor Local 594 locked out by Co-op Refinery. "Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) and Co-op Refinery Complex (CRC) has no idea who they...

13:50
Mogo Inc.  ("Mogo" or the "Company"), a financial technology company, today announced the launch of its newly redesigned mobile app that makes it easier than ever for Canadians to get in control of their financial health. Financial stress continues...

10:58
World Animal Protection, a global animal-welfare organization, along with 14 other organizations released a policy brief yesterday, urging leaders attending the 2019 United Nations' Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) to take immediate...

10:03
The Vaping Industry Trade Association (VITA), today expressed deep concern by the latest announcement from the Government of Nova Scotia. The flavour ban announced yesterday means adult smokers and current adult vapers will no longer have access to...

07:51
The Republic of Djibouti has announced, in New York, that it is starting its official campaign for election as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. In June 2020, the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly will...

06:30
The LCBO's latest profits show the Crown corporation's value to the people of Ontario, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas said Friday. In its 2018/2019 annual report released Thursday, the LCBO is reporting earnings of $2.37 billion on total...

05:00
Assembled for a general meeting on November 29, the Concordia University Library Employees' Union (CSN) (CULEU) members have voted in support of a strike mandate. "Since the beginning of the year, the negotiations have stalled due to the employer's...


5 december 2019

18:44
Today, the American Trucking Associations hailed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit that held the trucking group's lawsuit over Rhode Island's predatory truck-only tolls could proceed in federal court....

17:58
Today's announcement of a total flavour ban in vapour products just shows that the Government of Nova Scotia does not understand the role of flavours in vaping products and, as a result, will drive vapers to the illicit market or back to smoking. ...

17:45
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today's Speech from the Throne opening the 43rd Parliament is an opportunity to maintain momentum and progress for First Nations. "Today's Speech from the Throne mirrors many First...

17:24
The following is a statement from CPSC Acting Chairman Robert Adler: "I applaud Amazon, Buy, Buy, Baby, eBay, and Walmart for their decision to help protect our most vulnerable population by removing infant inclined-sleep products from their product...

16:30
Attorney Nicole Blank Becker, one of Mr. R. Kelly's lawyers, confirms that the person/s who orchestrated the Patreon Platform, for financial gain, was NOT in fact Mr. R. Kelly's girlfriend, Joycelyn Savage. The stories told about Mr. R. Kelly that...

16:29
The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) is deeply disturbed by the sudden announcement by the Nova Scotia Government to ban the sale of flavoured vapes and e-liquid products by April 1, 2020.  The CVA feels this is a rash and presumptuous decision that...

14:00
The House of Representatives has spent much of this fall focused on Speaker Pelosi's drug pricing bill, H.R.3, but a recent survey of nearly 2,000 registered voters confirms that H.R.3 is not the right solution. In fact, voters have significant...

13:52
Today, more than 1,000 organizations including public and private sector employers, nonprofits, chambers of commerce, patient advocacy groups, insurers, brokers, unions, and multinational companies signed a letter urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch...

10:26
As high-profile incidents of past and present racist behavior among well-known Canadians continue to make news, on December 10, 2019, The Environics Institute for Survey Research in partnership with the Canadian Race Relations Foundation will release...

09:27
The CUPE Nova Scotia Women's Committee is encouraging members, co-workers, friends and families to take action to stop femicide and to attend a vigil in their community to observe the National Day of Remembrance and Action to End Violence Against...

08:32
NXT Water, the fastest growing entrant in the hemp-derived beverage space and the makers of Akeso, the ONLY 12mg Broad Spectrum, odorless, colorless, tasteless CBD water; continues to expand their growth in the Functional Beverage category. NXT Water...

08:00
Bondi Ukuleles founder, Marcus Whelan is on a mission with the popular ukulele brand to provide adolescents an alternative to screen time. It's called Uke time! Through this innovative program "Rhythm and Reason", the aim is to provide a safe and...

07:00
Chile is in danger of yielding to social pressures of the most radical and violent sectors that lead the protests, which would lead to a competitiveness loss within international markets and a distrust of the business class. These are the main...

06:22
In 2018, there were 2,782 organ transplant procedures performed in Canada, according to the latest information published by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). This is an increase of 33% since 2009. Despite this progress, Canada...

06:00
Unifor members working at Aeroplan ratified a ground-breaking collective agreement that demonstrates that low wages aren't a necessary feature of work in the service economy. "Given Aeroplan's economic prosperity, our priority for this round of...


4 december 2019

16:07
ADISA (Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association), the nation's largest trade association for the retail alternative investment space, has submitted a letter to several members of Congress urging them to withdraw Section 2 of IRS Notice...

15:24
In response to the Trump Administration's announcement today to restrict nutrition benefits for nearly 700,000 Americans, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger expressed its anger that the Administration has cruelly and needlessly restricted access to...

13:02
Today, Family Research Council (FRC) and the Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI) announced the results of their sixth annual review of elective abortion coverage in individual health insurance plans offered on state exchanges under Obamacare. Since open...

12:07
Ontario's police leaders are teaming up with the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and Accident Support Services International to warn motorists to Lock it OR Lose it when it comes to securing their vehicles and valuables this holiday season....

11:08
COUP Champagne, a San Francisco-based craft champagne brand, is turning the champagne world on its head with the launch of their COUP d'Etat Collection. The limited-edition collection was created with two goals in mind:...

09:22
Monday's announcement regarding the proposed Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019, was welcomed by Ontario Pork members and their partners in food production across the province. Farmers and others...

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