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  • CEO pay | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    pay gap among the 19 countries AFL CIO looked at and laid out onits interactive world map 0 comments Media Training Conference CALM Newletter Tutorials Presentations given at the CALM Media Training Conference in Toronto Workshops included help I need to design my website being a spokesperson and how to get the media to cover your issue Facebook User login Username Password Request new password CALM on Twitter Tweets by

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  • inequality | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    pay gap among the 19 countries AFL CIO looked at and laid out onits interactive world map 0 comments Media Training Conference CALM Newletter Tutorials Presentations given at the CALM Media Training Conference in Toronto Workshops included help I need to design my website being a spokesperson and how to get the media to cover your issue Facebook User login Username Password Request new password CALM on Twitter Tweets by

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  • youth | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    your needs Canada s youth are saddled with higher costs and have far fewer good job opportunities than previous generations 0 comments Media Training Conference CALM Newletter Tutorials Presentations given at the CALM Media Training Conference in Toronto Workshops included help I need to design my website being a spokesperson and how to get the media to cover your issue Facebook User login Username Password Request new password CALM on

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  • Young, jobless and in debt: the state of youth in Canada | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    survival jobs or have given up looking for work altogether Plans for a full time permanent job a home to own a family and a retirement plan have been sidelined Meanwhile food tuition housing and student fees are rising faster than inflation and debt has reached record levels People talk about the entitlement of the millennial generation said Diana Bailey to Macleans magazine Diana is a 24 year old advertising student at Toronto s Humber College who has found nothing better than an unpaid internship to sustain her after she graduates this spring But in most cases the only option that s being offered to us is indentured servitude It s easier to get a master s degree than it is to get a job said Patrick Imbeau 29 to the Globe and Mail Patrick noticed that most his friends with masters degrees were going from contract job to contract job Youth unemployment and underemployment is a complicated problem but groups are striving to tackle this growing crisis by calling for more government funding for job creation programs getting companies and businesses to hire youth at fair wages and strengthening the union movement which has played a key role in building a stable middle class Help Get a New Deal for Young People The Canadian Government should invest in jobs for youth Broadbent Institute Provide tax credits to businesses that hire youth NDP Sign the Urban Worker petition to regulate unpaid internships and increase access to EI NDP Join Unifor s Good Jobs Revolution and attend their N ational Summit on Good Jobs on Oct 3 5 More Information The Young and the Jobless Youth Unemployment in Ontario Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Infographic Sources Harper government drives up youth unemployment Goar Toronto Star Unemployed Dynamics Among Canada s Youth

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  • NUPGE | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    this fundamental right to choose one s union It is a defining moment in labour history James Clancy NUPGE National President Categories Latest Labour News Moving beer and wine to grocery stores poses four troubling issues Tue 2015 03 17 05 38 So privatization costs the government more and this move with beer and wine sales will mean the government takes in less This is a strange approach in hard economic times Warren Smokey Thomas OPSEU President Toronto 17 March 2015 The news that the government plans to introduce the sale of beer and wine in grocery stores is troubling in four very distinct ways said Warren Smokey Thomas President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union OPSEU NUPGE Categories Latest Labour News BC does little to help workers on minimum wage Mon 2015 03 16 00 00 British Columbia Federation of Labour sees government announcement as abandoning working people Measures government proposed will guarantee that many workers will remain in poverty Categories Latest Labour News OPSEU asks Premier about college investment in Saudi Arabia Mon 2015 03 16 00 00 News that Ottawa s Algonquin College is offering diplomas in a Saudi Arabian college raises concerns for the President of OPSEU Categories Latest Labour News HSABC looking into high rate of injuries among cardiac sonographers Fri 2015 03 13 00 00 Union stewards in a Victoria hospital notice high rates of injuries among cardiac sonographers After research a joint union employer committee looking to address the problem Categories Latest Labour News Alberta government health care news appears to be smoke and mirrors Fri 2015 03 13 00 00 We fear the government is doing what governments so often do when an election looms trying to create a media buzz by repackaging old news to make it sound fresh Elisabeth Ballermann President of Health Sciences Association of Alberta Categories Latest Labour News Report Ontario home care in disarray and unable to keep up Thu 2015 03 12 00 00 Report from the Ontario Health Coalition finds that the province s home care system is in disarray and unable to keep up Categories Latest Labour News HSABC Guarding Minds at Work Thu 2015 03 12 00 00 We all need to do a good job taking care of ourselves but that s not possible if employers aren t supportive And while there is a growing recognition of the importance of mental health in the workplace we still have a long way to go to establish practices to sustain mental health Val Avery President Health Sciences Association of British Columbia Categories Latest Labour News Global union welcomes corporate tax rethink Thu 2015 03 12 00 00 Responding to widespread anger about corporate tax avoidance a new non partisan body the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation ICRICT has been established Categories Latest Labour News Study shows that European Robin Hood Tax would pay off big Wed 2015 03 11 00 00 New study finds that a European Financial Transactions

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  • NUPGE | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    and Islanders working out west to failed economic and government policies Categories Latest Labour News In honour of International Women s Day a call to vote for equality Thu 2015 03 05 14 00 The theme of this year s International Women s Day is Make it Happen says NUPGE National President James Clancy With a federal election just months away Canadians have a unique opportunity to do just that Categories Latest Labour News Alberta women hardest hit by the Alberta Tax Advantage Thu 2015 03 05 00 00 Changes in Alberta s tax regime have actually increased taxes on lower income Albertans with the province s women hit hardest Categories Latest Labour News Unhappy Meal Unions expose McDonald s tax practices Thu 2015 03 05 00 00 McDonald s found guilty of avoiding 1 billion euros approximately 1 4 billion in Canadian dollars in taxes from 2009 to 2013 Categories Latest Labour News Inequality is undermining fairness says new United Way Toronto report Wed 2015 03 04 03 52 From 1980 2005 average household income in the poorest 10 per cent of neighbourhoods increased by only 2 per cent compared to incomes in the richest 10 per cent of neighbourhoods that rose by 80 per cent Categories Latest Labour News Alberta Premier targets workers while letting wealthy off scot free Wed 2015 03 04 00 00 Premier of Alberta chooses to attack the province s front line workers instead of addressing its revenue problem Categories Latest Labour News Nova Scotia s cuts to tourism and parks represent a major step backwards Wed 2015 03 04 00 00 Nova Scotia s provincial government plans to switch campgrounds to self service registration arrangements at the expense of local economies Categories Latest Labour News Installment loans taking advantage of rising income inequality Tue 2015 03 03 03 49 They say they are helping people who can t get help anywhere else We need to ensure that people with poor credit debt and low incomes have real alternatives to get assistance rather than being handed a shovel to keep digging James Clancy NUPGE National President Categories Latest Labour News Rick Mercer J K Rowling and The Boss all sing unions praises in latest edition of Unions Matter A Reader Tue 2015 03 03 03 04 It s not just members who benefit from unions it s their entire community says NUPGE National President James Clancy Our goal with the Reader is to remind everyone of all the beautiful ways that unions matter Categories Latest Labour News Celebrating International Women s Day with West Coast LEAF s 28th Equality Breakfast Mon 2015 03 02 03 30 West Coast LEAF s Equality Breakfast brings women together to honour collective achievements to inspire and to be inspired to continue our work toward substantive equality Categories Latest Labour News New legislation could lead to harsher penalties for those who assault transit operators Mon 2015 03 02 03 17 Amendment to the Criminal Code requires judges to consider

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  • NUPGE | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    Fiscal responsibility should fund social responsibility Mon 2015 02 23 03 24 We need to address the crisis in services for children at risk ensure that seniors get the care they need and invest in the public infrastructure that underpins our economy and creates good jobs Stephanie Smith BCGEU President Categories Latest Labour News Ending child support clawback welcome but ministry staff cuts short sighted Fri 2015 02 20 04 33 We are very disappointed in the government s decision and failure to address the very pressing staffing problems in other ministry program areas Stephanie Smith BCGEU President Categories Latest Labour News Free concert For the Love of CBC Pour l amour de Radio Canada Thu 2015 02 19 05 20 An unforgettable evening of entertainment organized by citizens group Radio Canada j y tiens CBC I Care with the support of the Canadian Media Guild CMG Categories Latest Labour News B C Liberals claim budget surplus as public services continue to dwindle Thu 2015 02 19 05 01 Long overdue increased funding for child and family services are welcomed but new provincial budget in B C misses the mark in many ways Categories Latest Labour News Ontario Public Service workers welcome MPPs return to session Wed 2015 02 18 09 22 Ontario public sector workers gather at Queen s Park to demand that the province negotiate a fair collective agreement Categories Latest Labour News Code Red Twitter account sends updates on Alberta ambulance wait times Wed 2015 02 18 09 08 Anonymous Twitter account in Alberta warns residents of lengthy wait times for ambulance services Union representing Alberta paramedics and EMTs worries that provincial cuts will make problem worse Categories Latest Labour News February 18 global day of action in defence of the right to strike Tue 2015 02 17 10 42 Canadians are urged to write a letter to the federal Minister of Labour asking that she support the right to strike at an upcoming meeting of the International Labour Organization ILO Categories Latest Labour News BC s Occupational Health and Safety legislation welcomed by unions Tue 2015 02 17 09 29 The introduction of legislation in British Columbia to improve workplace health and safety and hold negligent employers accountable is welcomed by the province s unions but they warn that there must be enforcement of the new laws Categories Latest Labour News Paying more with privatization Fri 2015 02 13 10 24 When people pay taxes they want the money to go to public services not to push up corporate profits or executive bonuses James Clancy National President of the National Union of Public and General Employees NUPGE Categories Latest Labour News ODSP workers to rally in 30 centres across Ontario February 12 Thu 2015 02 12 11 05 The breakdown of the SAMS computer program has had a heavy toll on the thousands of disadvantaged people who rely on social assistance Categories Latest Labour News Wynne should fire Jaczek for SAMS breakdown says OPSEU Thu 2015

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  • NUPGE | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    News Arbitrator Dorsey s decision A strong defense of labour rights Tue 2015 01 20 14 08 The fundamental democratic value that no union is ever certified to be an exclusive bargaining agent for a group of employees if it cannot demonstrate majority support among the group of employees must prevail Arbitrator James Dorsey Categories Latest Labour News Oxfam reports that by 2016 the richest 1 will own more wealth than all the rest of us combined Tue 2015 01 20 04 57 New report from Oxfam shines brighter light on where global wealth is concentrated and who controls it Categories Latest Labour News Canada continues to lag behind U S on access to Internet Tue 2015 01 20 03 25 As the Obama Administration moves to provide Americans with better Internet access the National Union wonders if the Canadian government is paying attention Categories Latest Labour News Long time NUPGE activist Louis Fournier dies Mon 2015 01 19 09 26 Louis wanted the world to be a better place and he wasn t about to wait He was always the first to roll up his sleeves and get to work to make it that way says NUPGE National President James Clancy Categories Latest Labour News Colombia paramilitaries threaten trade unionists human rights defenders Mon 2015 01 19 04 14 Amnesty International Canada has issued an urgent request regarding death threats made against activists in Colombia Categories Latest Labour News Supreme Court of Canada All workers have the right to join a union and engage in collective bargaining Fri 2015 01 16 14 50 This is definitely a historic moment for working people and the labour movement in Canada Not only has the Supreme Court affirmed the fundamental labour rights of working people it has reinforced the positive role that unions and collective bargaining play in Canadian society James Clancy NUPGE National President Categories Latest Labour News NewMex Canada Inc directors sentenced to jail following worker s death Fri 2015 01 16 09 05 Sentence of 25 days in jail to be served on weekends for company directors who violated health and safety regulations resulting in an employees death Categories Latest Labour News Wage increases foreseen as BCGEU members at UBC Childcare Service ratify agreement Thu 2015 01 15 10 25 What makes UBC Childcare special is the dedication and patience of BCGEU NUPGE early childhood educators who bring out the best in the kids they care for Andrea Duncan BCGEU Vice President Categories Latest Labour News Canada biggest target in NAFTA claims Thu 2015 01 15 04 09 Lawsuits against Canada under NAFTA s Chapter 11 investor state disputes are making Canada according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development the most sued country in the developed world Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Categories Latest Labour News Program review at NBCC to impact NBU members Wed 2015 01 14 10 05 Union will ensure collective agreement is respected Categories Latest Labour News B C government should implement

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