Preventive maternity leave in federal workplaces: A flagrant injustice

In theory, a woman who works in a federally-regulated industry governed by the Canada Labour Code has the right to refuse dangerous work. For example, a pregnant or nursing worker should be able to stop work if she considers that continuing to perform her regular duties may constitute a risk to her health or her baby’s.

Vote, Get Involved and Stay Informed

As president of Teamsters Canada, I encourage all members of our union to go out and vote. Our democracy depends on it, and so do the interests of all Teamsters and workers. Politicians simply don’t listen to those who can’t be bothered to take 20 minutes to cast a ballot on October 21 or on any of the advance polling days.

Strike at Monastère d’Aylmer Retirement Home

Montréal, September 29, 2019 — Workers at the Monastère d’Aylmer seniors’ home are poised to strike tomorrow morning, September 30, at 10:00 a.m. Salaries are one of the many points of contention. Despite days of bargaining and...

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