Labour News


A wine display at a LCBO outlet is seen in this file photo from 14 February 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Union Promotes LCBO Beer Buying

(WINDSOR, ON) – Warren (Smokey) Thomas, the president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, has blasted what he calls failed Liberal and Conservative policies…


The Jean Machine storefront at Yorkdale Mall in Toronto.Photo courtesy of The New Retail.ca

Jean Machine Sold

(WINDSOR, ON) – It appears Devonshire Mall’s Jean Machine, the local operation of a retail denim fashion merchant with 30 Ontario locations, has been picked…


A T&T Salvage Inc. diver, wearing a positive pressure dive suit, is inspected by his coworkers prior to conducting dive operations for the Argo response in Lake Erie, 24 November 2015. Divers conducting operations during the Argo response are required to wear specialized dive suits designed for the utmost safety to the diver while ensuring flexibility, ease of decontamination, and chemical resistance.Photo courtesy of US Coast Guard and Edward Primeau.

Insecure Work Causes Stress

(WINDSOR, ON) – A new report links stress, caused by insecure work, to the mental and physical health of Ontario’s precarious workers. Precarious work is…


Workers at the Canadian Hearing Society were forced to strike on 8 March 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Hearing Society Workers Frustrated

(WINDSOR, ON) – After being on the picket line for two weeks, striking members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees want to know why…



Workers at the Canadian Hearing Society were forced to strike on 8 March 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Hearing Society Strike Enters Day-9

(WINDSOR, ON) – Having gone without a contract for four years, Ontario workers at the Canadian Hearing Society, including the branches in Windsor and Chatham,…


Projects Abroad is expecting an increased number of medical intern opportunities in 2017.Photo courtesy of Projects Abroad.

Interning Opportunities For Medical Personnel

(TORONTO, ON) – Projects Abroad continues to expand its medical reach into the developing world by offering a growing number of medical internships for volunteers….


Hiram Walker

Hiram Walker Looking For Accounting Help

(WINDSOR, ON) – The famed Windsor distillery is looking for almost a dozen good accountants. On a self-described hiring spree, Hiram Walker and Sons is…


OMA Ontario Medical Association

Doctors Seek Binding Dispute Resolution

(WINDSOR, ON) – Ontario’s doctors say they are continuing the planning for job action; something which would only become necessary if the Ontario government reneges…