Labour News

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Caesars Issues Layoff Notices

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – More than 60 support staff have been laid off from Caesars Windsor, but the numbers are mitigated by job…



St Marys Cement Fined For Worker’s Injury

(NEWMARKET, ON) – St Marys Cement, a manufacturer of cement and related construction products, pleaded guilty and was fined $75,000 after a worker was trapped…


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Shell, CEDA Fined $90,000

By William Lin (SARNIA, ON) – Shell Canada Limited and CEDA International Corporation pleaded guilty and were fined a total of $90,000 after two workers…


New Employee Crushed On Assembly Line

(ST CATHARINES, ON) – TSP Canada Towers Inc, a manufacturer of wind towers in Thorold, has pleaded guilty and has been fined $80,000 after a…



Windsor Jobless Rate Soars

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – Ontario has released the March jobless statistics and employment has increased by 2,000, including 1,780 full-time positions. The province-wide…


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Ontario Raises Minimum Wage 25 Cents

By William Lin (TORONTO, ON) – Ontario is raising the general minimum wage from $11 to $11.25 per hour, effective October 1 this year. Minimum…


Worker Trapped In Mine, Company Fined

By William Lin (SUDBURY, ON) – FNX Mining, of Toronto, and one of its supervisors, Jeffrey Huffman of Chelmsford, have pleaded guilty to safety violations…