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15:39 ET OPSEU's President releases results of research into the Ford government's policies

TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) President Warren (Smokey) Thomas will reveal new research into how the...


06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Tuition cuts come with steep cost for students and education: OPSEU/

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Premier Doug Ford's 10 per cent cut to college and university tuition fees ...


Jan 17, 2019, 17:39 ET Tuition cuts come with steep cost for students and education: OPSEU

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Premier Doug Ford's 10 per cent cut to college and university tuition fees ...


Jan 17, 2019, 17:07 ET Ontario Nurses' Association Calls on Province to Consult Before LHINs Restructuring

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is deeply concerned about the impact of the provincial government's plans to...


Jan 17, 2019, 16:03 ET A bad day for students: funding cut disguised as tuition cut, will cost students more and hurt Universities

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Doug Ford's PC government has announced an unprecedented round of deep cuts to Ontario Universities, the conversion of ...


Jan 17, 2019, 14:12 ET Cut to LHINs cynical optics for PCs, when focus should be proper funding for hospitals and ending hallway medicine

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - With reports that Ontario's PC government is moving to chop the province's health planning networks (Local Health...


Jan 17, 2019, 14:03 ET Unifor signals deep concern over PC cuts to colleges, universities

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Thoughtless cuts to post-secondary education by Ford's PC government threaten workers on campus and attack students'...


Jan 17, 2019, 11:17 ET Unifor Indigenous activists to join march in Washington

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor is showing international solidarity with U.S. Indigenous peoples by sending a delegation of Canadian...


Jan 16, 2019, 14:55 ET Media advisory - Kingston shut out of budget hearings, but hospital union holds media conference Friday to kick-start local discussion

KINGSTON, ON, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - On Monday, provincial budget hearings begin in eight communities across Ontario. However, Kingston isn't one of...


Jan 16, 2019, 11:56 ET New poll shows growing support for GM boycott

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - A growing number of Canadian consumers support an outright boycott of General Motors (GM) vehicles if the automaker...


Jan 16, 2019, 06:02 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Rally by Federal Public Service Workers: Some Respect, Mr. Trudeau!/

MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Public Service Alliance of Canada, Quebec Region, is holding a rally at noon on Wednesday, in front of the ...


Jan 16, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Town with secret cannabis warehouse rejects Ford's privatization scheme/

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The same town where the Ontario government set up its secret cannabis warehouse is banning private retailers, joining...


Jan 15, 2019, 16:56 ET Town with secret cannabis warehouse rejects Ford's privatization scheme

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The same town where the Ontario government set up its secret cannabis warehouse is banning private retailers, joining...


Jan 15, 2019, 16:28 ET Workers protest as Unifor continues fight to #SaveOshawaGM

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - As auto parts supply workers staged a walk-out to protest General Motors' (GM) plan to close the Oshawa Assembly...


Jan 15, 2019, 14:56 ET Disappointment that Staff to Client Ratio and Working Conditions not Part of Panel's Recommendations

CUPE's response to Nova Scotia Expert Advisory Panel to Recommend Improvements in Long-Term Care Report HALIFAX, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Expert...


Jan 15, 2019, 12:56 ET Expert Panel on Long-Term Care recommendations highlight need for increased funding

HALIFAX, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Recommendations from the Nova Scotia Expert Panel on Long-Term Care highlight the need for a serious investment in the ...


Jan 15, 2019, 12:18 ET Media Advisory - Rally by Federal Public Service Workers: Some Respect, Mr. Trudeau!

MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Public Service Alliance of Canada, Quebec Region, is holding a rally at noon on Wednesday, in front of the ...


Jan 15, 2019, 11:01 ET Keep Safeguards in Place to Protect Canada's Steel Industry

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Ken Neumann, National Director of the United Steelworkers union (USW) said today that, with no sign of U.S. steel...


Jan 15, 2019, 10:17 ET Media Advisory - Royal Ottawa staff recognized on Wednesday for continued commitment to public health care

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Over the last few years, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) 942 at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health ...


Jan 15, 2019, 09:11 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Unifor update on #SaveOshawaGM campaign at Auto Show

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor National President Jerry Dias to provide an update on the Save Oshawa GM campaign, which calls on General...


Jan 15, 2019, 08:59 ET Casino Rama workers vote to strike if necessary

ORILLIA, ON, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Casino Rama's refusal to meet provincial norms has forced members of Unifor Local 1090 to vote overwhelmingly in...


Jan 15, 2019, 08:00 ET Morneau Shepell's AbilitiCBT™ now approved as an eligible paramedical service under group benefit programs

Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy program available directly to individuals TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell announced today ...


Jan 15, 2019, 07:00 ET Labour shortage continues to limit SME investment intentions: BDC study

Over half of entrepreneurs will limit investment in 2019 due to lack of qualified workers MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Investment...


Jan 15, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - Unifor update on #SaveOshawaGM campaign at Auto Show/

DETROIT, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor National President Jerry Dias to provide an update on the Save Oshawa GM campaign, which calls on General...


Jan 14, 2019, 19:22 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Unifor update on #SaveOshawaGM campaign at Auto Show

DETROIT, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor National President Jerry Dias to provide an update on the Save Oshawa GM campaign, which calls on General...