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Ottawa appoints Industrial Inquiry Commission to look into underlying causes of West Coast port strikes

Ottawa has appointed an Industrial Inquiry Commission into the underlying causes of the labour disputes at west coast ports that took place last summer. “The workers and businesses that depend on our West Coast ports deserve long-term solutions," said Minister of Labour and Seniors Seamus O'Regan Jr.


B.C. confirms minimum wage hike to $17.40 on June 1

The British Columbia government has confirmed that minimum wage rates across the province will increase in 2024 to match the rate of inflation, according to an order in council.


Quebec labour code doesn't infringe rights of casino managers, Supreme Court rules

Excluding front-line supervisors at a Montreal casino from organizing under the Quebec labour-relations regime does not infringe their constitutional rights, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.


Airbus workers at Quebec plant reject company's third contract offer

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, which represents about 1,300 employees at the Mirabel, Que. facility, said Sunday that nearly 70 per cent of its members voted against the proposed deal.


Airline caterers go on strike, affecting travellers on flights via Pearson airport

About 800 airline food service staff at Toronto's Pearson airport went on strike last week, leaving thousands of passengers without meals. Gate Gourmet employees voted 96 per cent against an offer from the Swiss-owned travel catering company.


 
 
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Building mental fitness: Crafting personal plans for long-term well-being, habit formation

What is a mental fitness plan? The simple answer is a daily commitment to promote physical and mental well-being. A person must be motivated and have the knowledge and skills to create a personalized mental fitness plan. » Read More...
 
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Manitoba bolstering mental health support for first responders

Manitoba is providing improved access to trauma-informed support services for first responders across the province, Premier Wab Kinew announced this week. » Read More...
 
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Union files application to represent workers at Amazon facility in Laval, Que.

A Quebec-based union says it has filed an application to represent hundreds of Amazon.com Inc. workers at a warehouse in the province. The Confédération des syndicats nationaux says the application it made with the Administrative Labour Tribunal is to represent 200 employees at Amazon's DXT4 warehouse in Laval. » Read More...
 
 
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Lawmakers criticize CIA's handling of sexual misconduct but offer few specifics

A congressional committee Monday criticized the CIA's handling of sexual misconduct allegations in its ranks, saying victims have been deterred from coming forward and were aware of “little to no accountability or punishment for the perpetrators of the assaults or harassment.” » Read More...

Starbucks takes on the federal labour agency before the U.S. Supreme Court

After Starbucks fired seven workers who were trying to unionize their Tennessee store, a U.S. government agency obtained a court order forcing the company to rehire them. » Read More...

Tennessee Volkswagen employees overwhelmingly vote to join United Auto Workers union

Employees at a Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, overwhelmingly voted to join the United Auto Workers union Friday in a historic first test of the UAW’s renewed effort to organize nonunion factories. » Read More...

 
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UAW wins big at Volkswagen in Tennessee – its first victory at a foreign-owned factory in the American South

A decisive majority of the Volkswagen workers employed at a factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee cast their ballots in favor of joining the United Auto Workers union, the German automaker announced. » Read More...

Unstable employment while you’re young can set you up for a wage gap later in life – even if you eventually land full-time work

As they kick off their careers, young people often have to navigate a maze of short-term and casual jobs. In Australia, many of them also wish to work more hours than their current jobs allow, leading to a situation called “underemployment." » Read More...

 
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