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Today

00:24
Raglan Mine acknowledges the decision of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 9449, representing production and maintenance employees to exercise their right to strike, despite all efforts to date to reach a negotiated agreement....

00:05
The bargaining committee from Unifor Local 114 has signed a tentative agreement with B.C. Transit third-party contractor PW Transit during a mediated session of negotiations today....


27 may 2022

20:31
The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 793 ("Local 793") and International Union of Operating Engineers ("IUOE") urge the federal government to approve Baffinland's request for an emergency order to allow the company to increase...

13:12
A crowd of worried and concerned Renfrew County residents and advocates joined OPSEU/SEFPO and local labour council representatives on May 26 in calling out Family and Children's Services of Renfrew County for issuing layoffs to 14 frontline child...

12:29
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters won a crucial vote at yesterday's annual shareholders' meeting at Stericycle, Inc. . A majority of shareholders voted in support of the Teamsters' proposal for an independent civil rights audit following...

09:50
The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 793 ("Local 793") announced its full endorsement of Doug Ford and the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party for the June 2 provincial election. Local 793 Business Manager Mike Gallagher stated...

06:15
All Cree School Board (CSB) personnel, which includes teachers, support staff and professionals, will be on strike tomorrow, May the 27th, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to denounce the lack of openness on the part of the employer after more than two...


26 may 2022

18:07
Raglan Mine, a Glencore company, has asked the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity to appoint an independent mediator to facilitate discussions at the negotiation table with United Steelworkers Union, Local 9499. This request follows...

16:13
All Cree School Board (CSB) personnel, which includes teachers, support staff and professionals, will be on strike tomorrow, May the 27th, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to denounce the lack of openness on the part of the employer after more than two...

06:30
In the face of increasing harassment of journalists and media workers online, made worse by polarizing politics and the anonymity of social media, Unifor is launching a new website to help journalists and media workers get the help they need when...

06:00
An information picket and rally will take place May 26 to protest the issuing of layoff notices to 14 staff working in child protection with Family and Children's Services of Renfrew County. The affected staff belong to OPSEU/SEFPO Local 459. Date:...


25 may 2022

20:53
An information picket and rally will take place May 26 to protest the issuing of layoff notices to 14 staff working in child protection with Family and Children's Services of Renfrew County. The affected staff belong to OPSEU/SEFPO Local 459. Date:...


24 may 2022

17:00
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local # 5 ("IBEW") is announcing a recent event that may impact the security of information related to current and retiree members, and their spouses.  Although IBEW is unaware of any misuse of this...

15:04
Teamsters Local 320 represents Minnesota's Assistant Public Defenders, State Court Reporters, and other public defense and court personnel who are demanding Governor Tim Walz call a special session to address Sunday's budget impasse over...

14:55
Nurses from Brigham and Women's Hospital, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, have voted to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement with the hospital, securing a strong compensation and benefits package aimed at valuing the...

14:13
Members of Teamsters Local 135 and Teamsters Local 142 at Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits ratified a new contract this week. The joint contract covers 120 drivers and warehouse workers at the company's warehouse in Indianapolis and at its satellite...

13:59
ONA President Cathryn Hoy, RN, says that more than 4,400 residents living in long-term care died due to COVID-19 and tens of thousands more were infected. This cannot be forgotten or ignored when Ontarians cast their vote during this provincial...

13:42
Leading independent proxy advisors Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis recommend votes for the first shareholder proposal on freedom of association and collective bargaining to be heard at Amazon.com, Inc.'s annual meeting...

10:00
The U.S. economy will continue to expand for the rest of 2022, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in the Spring 2022 Semiannual Economic...


23 may 2022

11:09
Teamster leaders from local unions that represent workers at the American Red Cross voted unanimously to endorse the Tentative National Agreement, paving the way for members to vote on the contract in the near future....

08:24
The United Steelworkers union (USW) released the following statement upon the Biden administration's announcement that it will launch negotiations on the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF):...


20 may 2022

18:46
Resolute Forest Products Inc. today announced ratification of a four-year collective agreement by Unifor union members at seven of the company's pulp and paper mills in Canada, following an agreement-in-principle reached on May 15, 2022.  "We are...

18:02
Almost 200 safety inspectors with OPSEU/SEFPO Local 546 at the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) have voted 89 per cent in favour of giving their bargaining team a strike mandate. The members work in a number of safety areas and are...

15:12
GardaWorld workers at the Calgary airport voted overwhelmingly to join Canada's largest private sector union late Thursday night....

12:25
The tentative agreement reached last weekend was ratified by 89.5% of Unifor union members working in Resolute Forest Products' paper mills....

11:35
Inadequate compensation from a profitable employer is driving Unifor Local 999 members towards a legal strike at 12:01 a.m. on May 25, 2022. "We refuse to let inflation eat into our wages," said Jeff Gray, President of Local 999. "We are ready to...


19 may 2022

18:56
SEIU Healthcare, a union that represents 60,000 healthcare workers in the province of Ontario, has retained Ruby Shiller Enenajor DiGiuseppe (RSED) LLP to explore all legal options to defend union members who sustained injuries at Monday's leaders'...

18:12
The Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224, filed a public comment today opposing Republic Airways' request to allow pilots to operate its aircraft with half the flight experience hours currently required by the FAA....

09:00
Talks between the Health Support Bargaining Unit, led by Unifor, and Nova Scotia Health and the IWK have reached an impasse, with unions filing for conciliation in hopes of securing a new collective agreement for more than 3,000 health care workers...

07:00
A new forecast by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) shows the sector is contributing to Canada's post-pandemic economic recovery but its efforts at doing even more are limited by the ongoing supply disruptions and labour and skills...


18 may 2022

23:38
As travelers arriving at Canada's international airports continue to experience extensive delays, the National President of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) is calling upon the Minister of Public Safety and the Canada Border Services Agency...

17:20
Unifor is encouraged that the employer has agreed to meet again with a mediator to negotiate an end to the 15-week-old job action at PW Transit in Squamish, Whistler, and Pemberton....

16:44
Unifor members at Metro Distribution Centre warehouses have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new collective agreement that delivers substantial wage increases and a groundbreaking prescription drug plan to 225 part-time workers....

15:15
Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) Local 6 registered nurses (RNs) and health-care professionals will rally tomorrow to call for a stop to the privatization of healthcare and the repeal of Bill 124, the wage-suppression legislation passed by the Ford...

12:37
SEIU Healthcare, a union bargaining on behalf of more than 17,000 workers in Ontario's hospitals, released results of a survey that shows Doug Ford and the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) are undermining frontline staff....

09:18
A group of more than 150 Swissport aircraft fuelers at SeaTac International Airport have ratified a historic three-year contract with Teamsters Local 174. The agreement, which is their second contract since organizing with Local 174 in 2018, makes...

07:30
Acknowledging that the unlimited strike by government engineers is having a major financial impact on the entire road maintenance industry, Bitume Québec said today that it regrets that this ongoing labour dispute is leading to a virtual paralysis of...


17 may 2022

14:15
Members of Teamsters Joint Council 56 and Teamsters across Kansas are disappointed in Gov. Laura Kelly (D) for signing into law Senate Bill 313, legislation that expands the ability of autonomous vehicles to recklessly operate in the state....


16 may 2022

11:30
This weekend, members of Teamsters Local 745 educated attendees of the Byron Nelson PGA Tournament about AT&T's abuse of its workers. AT&T [NYSE: T] is the primary sponsor of the annual golf tournament....

10:56
At the May 10 Starbucks workers' support rally, employees and demonstrators alike, experienced intimidation tactics by regional Starbucks management. Transform NC is vexed to learn of the recent unsuccessful unionization efforts by Starbucks...

10:29
The Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPA), Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), and Unifor are launching a public campaign calling on the Government of Canada to secure the safe return of five Canadians who have been arbitrarily...

08:30
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) urges Ontarians to pay close attention to the promises made at today's election debate and vote for protecting public health care on June 2....


15 may 2022

14:30
Resolute Forest Products Inc. today announced that it reached an agreement-in-principle for a four-year labor agreement with the Unifor union, representing most of the hourly employees in the company's Canadian pulp and paper operations. The...

13:30
Unifor reached a tentative agreement on May 14 with Resolute Forest Products, the company targeted to renegotiate the industry's pattern contract....

09:33
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union has reached a tentative agreement on a new, four-year master contract with Arconic covering roughly 3,400 workers in Davenport, Iowa; Alcoa, Tenn.; Lafayette, Ind.; and Massena, N.Y....


13 may 2022

10:53
The Government of Canada is working hard to resettle at least 40,000 Afghan nationals as quickly and safely as possible. Canada has now welcomed a total of 13,050 Afghan refugees, with more arriving every week. For many newcomers, securing meaningful...

09:30
Professional performers in Canada who make commercials have overwhelmingly voted in favour of a one-year renewal of their contract with the Association of Canadian Advertisers (ACA). The renewal agreement will be in effect from June 1, 2022, to May...


12 may 2022

17:44
On Tues., May 10, members of Teamsters Local 631 in Las Vegas voted to authorize a strike at Republic Services. The vote to strike was overwhelming, with 95 percent of participating members voting in favor of a strike if an agreement is not reached...

13:57
The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its annual national food drive this Saturday, May 14. NALC's food drive, first held in 1993, helps feed millions of Americans....

10:00
New survey results shared in a pivotal report released Thursday by the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) highlight instability in the nursing profession that, left unchecked, will have profound impacts on the profession, the effective...

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