“Consumers consuming beer in bottles is good for the London economy. It’s good for good jobs, and it’s good for the environment. We desperately need this trend to turn around, that’s for sure.”
Bill 148: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act just passed third reading, making Ontario the 4th province/ state across North America to adopt $15 minimum wage legislation.
Bill 148 – has officially finished the amendment process and will now be going for 3rd reading. We expect the final vote to take place on Wednesday, November 22, probably quite early in the day.
The Columbia Brewery bottling plant will be closing down by December 2017 Lorne Eckersley Oct. 26, 2017 1:00 p.m. News The Columbia Brewery bottling plant in Creston will be closing down by December 2017 and all bottling of Labatt products for Western Canada will be...
Employees frustrated with cost-saving service want to choose their own pharmacies By Lori Ward, CBC News Posted: Aug 16, 2017 7:00 PM ET Last Updated: Aug 17, 2017 10:37 AM ET Some companies are turning to mail-order pharmacies to try to cut their prescription drug...
The Ontario government has announced its intention to introduce proposed legislation, The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017. The legislative proposals include broad ranging amendments to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act.
“Ontario’s employment and labour laws are hopelessly outdated, and we want to ensure that when the government tables legislation based on this report, it does better for workers than the recommendations,” said Buckley.
Every year, thousands of Canadians are killed or injured on the job or die from work-related diseases. Yet, this is something few of us think about when we mark our ballots at election time.
Unions and families of workers killed on the job are asking the federal government to do more to enforce laws holding employers criminally accountable for workplace death and injury.
On International Women’s Day, Canada’s unions are asking our government to act on their stated feminist principles.