Highlights / labour rights

International, Politics, Society

United Steelworkers seeks Ottawa’s help for striking Mexican miners at Canadian-operated mine

One of the largest Canadian trade unions is calling on the federal government to intervene with Mexican authorities and a Canadian mining company after two people were killed near a Canadian-operated gold mine in the country’s southern Guerrero state on »

Economy, Politics, Society

Province of Alberta prepares to fine public sector strikers, or anyone suggesting a strike

Two laws limiting union rights that are about to come into effect in the western Canadian province of Alberta have sparked demonstrations and opposition party condemnation. Introduced by the ruling Progressive Conservative party of Premier Alison Redford, Bill 46 will »