Canada's Labour Minister Discusses Labour Relations Landscape with Human Resources Professionals

TORONTO, May 10, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, addressed the Davis LLP national Employment and Labour Law Conference, speaking about the current state of Canadian labour relations.

"Our government is committed to helping employers and unions build and maintain cooperative relationships," said Minister Raitt. "Healthy labour relations are an important element in Canada's economic stability and prosperity."

The annual conference brings together senior human resource professionals to share experiences and insights on a range of labour relations topics. Minister Raitt spoke about workplace trends and practices.

The Labour Program develops, administers and enforces workplace legislation and regulations, such as the Canada Labour Code, that cover industrial relations, health and safety, and employment standards for federally regulated workers and employers.

This news release is available in alternative formats upon request.

SOURCE: Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

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Ashley Kelahear
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Office of Minister Raitt
819-953-5646

Media Relations Office
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
819-994-5559
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