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Quebec teachers' unions call for better working conditions to address staff shortages

Unions representing Quebec teachers are calling on the provincial government to address staff shortages by improving working conditions, after a recent report indicated as many as 5,000 positions were vacant ahead of the start to the school year.

Worker at TVO walk off job after negotiations collapse

Workers at TV Ontario (TVO), the public broadcaster in the province, have walked off the job. The Canadian Media Guild, which represents around 70 workers at the broadcaster, said "we are deeply saddened to have not been able to reach a fair and reasonable agreement with our employer."

Flair Airlines to speed up pilot training with new program

In the face of a North American pilot shortage, Canadian discount carrier Flair Airlines is launching a unique training program that will fast-track candidates into the cockpits of the company's jets.

Metro asks Ontario's Labour Ministry for help reaching deal with striking Toronto-area workers, Unifor

Metro Inc. says it's asked a conciliation officer to step in and help it find a resolution to a strike by grocery store workers in Toronto. The move comes two and a half weeks in to the job action by Metro workers represented by Unifor at 27 stores across the Greater Toronto Area.

Hockey Canada releases plan to promote equity, diversity and inclusion

Hockey Canada's release of an inclusion report highlights the organization's desire to show accountability for how it operates, its first vice-president of diversity and inclusion says.

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From pariahs to protectors: The evolution of how employers are treating whistleblowers

Whistleblowing used to be a dirty word for employers and senior management. But Shannon Walker, founder and president of Vancouver-based WhistleBlower Security (WBS), said she has seen a "paradigm shift" in how organizations are handling allegations of wrongdoing. » Read More...

Showcasing the best in workplace safety: 2023 OHS Honours conference and awards gala

OHS Canada, a sister publication to Talent Canada that covers workplace safety, is excited to announce the details for the 2023 OHS Honours program, the can't miss celebration of the best workplace health and safety practices in the country. » Read More...

LinkedIn launches government ID-based verification in Canada to build trust

Canadian LinkedIn users wanting to ensure the public that they're the real deal now have another method of verifying their online/digital identity: government identification. » Read More...

Black delivery driver loses FedEx job, more than a year after he said white men attacked him in Mississippi

A Black FedEx delivery driver who says two white men shot at and chased him in Mississippi in 2022 has now been fired from his job, he and his attorney said Monday. "I honestly feel disrespected,'' the former driver, D'Monterrio Gibson, said. » Read More...

U.S. Navy shipbuilders' union approves 3 year labor pact at Bath Iron Works

The largest union at Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works in Maine overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract, the union said Sunday, averting another strike like the one three years ago that contributed to delays in delivering ships. » Read More...


Online outrage can benefit brands that take stances on social issues

Nike’s advertisement featuring Colin Kaepernick sparked a social media firestorm in 2018. Kaepernick, a former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, first made headlines in 2016 when he protested against police brutality by kneeling during the American national anthem. Those who deemed Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the anthem as unpatriotic expressed a great deal of outrage and called for a Nike boycott. Despite initial concerns about the financial impact of Nike’s decision, the advertisement proved successful for the company. » Read More...


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