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January 2016

Posted: Monday, January 25, 2016 in Jobs and the Economy
Canadian unions are disappointed with news that the government plans to sign onto the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a move that locks the country into a two-year countdown to ratify the trade deal... Read more
Posted: Monday, January 11, 2016 in Health and Safety, Death & Injury at Work
Canada’s health and safety laws have more clout today, following a landmark court ruling in Ontario... Read more
Talk about the “sharing” or “gig” economy is everywhere, especially when it comes to ride-sharing apps like Uber. For the most part public debate has centred on issues of public safety, customer... Read more
Posted: Friday, January 8, 2016 in Jobs and the Economy, Green Jobs
Today Statistics Canada released its December 2015 Labour Force Survey results, and while they appear to show improvement, the Canadian Labour Congress warned that our medium-term economic situation... Read more