MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt,
Canada's Labour Minister, today highlighted the role of cooperative and
constructive labour relations in keeping Canadian businesses healthy
and competitive at the annual general meeting of Federally Regulated
Employers - Transportation and Communications (FETCO).
"By ensuring that Canadian workplaces remain fair, safe and productive,
the Government of Canada is supporting workers and their families and
contributing to Canada's prosperity," said Minister Raitt. "When
Canadian workplaces are running well, our whole economy benefits."
FETCO is made up of employers and employer associations in the
transportation and communications sectors which come under federal
labour jurisdiction. It is involved in issues such as industrial
relations, occupational health and safety, labour standards, human
rights, pay equity, employment equity, privacy, pensions and workers
The Labour Program develops, administers and enforces workplace
legislation and regulations, such as the Canada Labour Code. These laws for federally regulated workers and employers cover
industrial relations and health, safety and employment standards.
This news release is available in alternative formats upon request.
SOURCE: Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
For further information:
Office of Minister Raitt
Media Relations Office
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
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