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Security in times of crisis: fixing Canada’s Employment Insurance program

COVID-19 has sparked an important conversation about the nature of decent work and the inadequacies of Canada’s social safety net that is long overdue

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Energy workers still waiting for federal relief

The speed and depth of the economic downturn inflicted by the COVID-19 crisis has been unprecedented. The Canadian economy took a 9% hit to its gross

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Kenney is wrong: our children still need education workers during the pandemic

On the afternoon of Saturday March 28, timing that leaves no doubt he was seeking to avoid as much media scrutiny as possible, Alberta Premier

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NL workers deserve better than poverty wages

Employers that refuse to offer workers an hourly wage of at least $15 are sentencing their employees to poverty.

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Newfoundland and Labrador’s part-time work problem

Part-time work is nothing new to Canadians because employers have long exploited a gap in our employment standards that allows them to discriminate...

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Small acts of resistance and larger-scale actions: Unifor fighting for fairness and preservation of critical public services in Ontario

The shocking impact of Doug Ford’s surprise budget cuts are reverberating across Ontario. While the middle-class suffers, a band of resistance led...

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