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Featured Video Close More Video Ontario's labour ministry has been warned that holes in provincial labour law leave young workers particularly vulnerable, the Star has learned...Apprentices may not be fully protected by the Employment Standards Act...
American-style, anti-worker laws' hurting Canadians, says OFL The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) will release a report on Tuesday that it says shows "the devastating impact that American-style, anti-worker laws would have on the Ontario economy."
Unionists are often many things steadfast, political and surprisingly decent musicians. Union songs have been a part of the movement since the very beginning. So in that spirit, here are 10 of the best songs written about workers or the union
March 7, 2013 As Canada's view of the recent recession fades in the rearview mirror, Canadians are about to learn whether they are responsible enough to be trusted with the keys to the Keynesian car. The rationale for stimulus spending, according to
The Ontario Federation of Labour says a protest scheduled on the Saturday of the convention at Maple Leaf Gardens "promises to be the largest the party has faced since taking office in 2003." Six candidates are vying to replace Premier Dalton
Story Born into poverty in 1922, Pilkey dropped out of school at 13 to take a job on the Boy's Line at General Motors in Oshawa, Ont. He was there in 1937 when Ontario premier Mitchell Hepburn formed his notorious Sons of Mitches a 400-member militia
Mr. Purdy is starting a job that is an hour and 10 minutes each way...His son-in-law and nephew who also worked at the plant both have yet to find anything. The Globe and Mail Employment Economy This Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, file photo, shows, Hostess
Ontario's Liberal government is unveiling legislation to freeze wages for nearly half-a-million public sector workers at hospitals, colleges, hydro companies and long-term care homes, but not police or firefighters. The legislation essentially
Toronto's 141st Labour Day Parade will began on University Avenue and finished at Exhibition Place. (Trevor Dunn/CBC) Thousands of union workers in Toronto are marching in the 141st annual Labour Day Parade with a theme of "unite against austerity."
Ontario's Backslide into Widening Inequality, Growing Poverty and Cuts to Social Programs draws on numerous select studies and government statistics from different time periods to come to its conclusions.