Since 1985, the Canadian labour movement and allies have gathered together from coast to coast on the International Day of Mourning, to remember and honour workers injured or killed on the job.
The Rana Plaza tragedy highlighted garment retailers' complacency in protecting workers' rights and safety in Bangladesh and elsewhere.
The current policy allows firms to operate low wage and benefit workplaces without worrying about turnover costs, which provides a clear incentive to adopt a bad jobs model.
Forty years ago, on April 18, several hundred miners in Elliot Lake, Ont., held an illegal wildcat strike over unsafe working conditions.
Toronto and York Region Labour Council delegates voted unanimously to boycott Carnival Corporation cruises until the nearly six-month long labour dispute at Crown Holding is resolved.
Toyota workers know they deserve fair wages, and a safe and healthy workplace. They know what their jobs mean for their communities, and they want to protect them.
Municipal councils are leaders in their respective communities. With so many fatalities across the country, enforcing the Westray Law is clearly an issue for municipal councils to endorse.
A site dedicated to fair treatment and justice for migrant workers.
Canada’s largest union in the private sector is holding meetings across the country over the coming weeks to prepare for a nationwide campaign to defend the rights of Canadians in the workplace.
UFCW Canada is proud to stand with allies and activists around the globe to urge Walmart to become the responsible employer and corporate citizen that it can and should be.