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Canadian Labour Congress

Official Day of Mourning to commemorate work related injuries and deaths

The Canadian flag on Parliament Hill will fly at half-mast on April 28. Workers will light candles, don ribbons or black armbands and observe a moment of silence at 11:00 a.m.

 

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Can the right to unionize be balanced with social responsibility and affordability?

According to its website, the Just Us! Co-op set out in 1995 to become Canada’s first Fair Trade coffee roaster. It was a small, but bold experiment to show that the coffee business, and all businesses, could be done differently, putting People and the Planet before Profits™ locally and globally.

 

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Slaw: Guide for investigating workplace corporate negligence

On the 20th anniversary of the deadly Westray explosion that killed 26 miners in Nova Scotia, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has released a guide for investigating corporate criminal negligence in the event of a serious injury or fatality in a workplace.

 

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