On Thursday, Québec’s Administrative Labour Tribunal (ALT) handed down a major decision on the right to strike of health and social services workers. In its decision, administrative judge Pierre Flageole deemed section 111.10 of the Québec Labour Code “constitutionally inoperative” in a series of crucial circumstances. This section provides for the maintenance of services at numerous institutions across Québec in the event of a strike.
LRB filing targets 29 insurance firms identified as ‘preferred brokers’ during labour dispute
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Founded by Father Emmett Johns almost 20 years ago, Dans la Rue helps homeless or vulnerable young people between the ages of 12 and 25. The organization’s cafeteria serves over 40,000 meals a year for people in need.
Blue collar workers in Montréal voted 97% in favour of their pension plan agreement this morning at a special meeting held at the complexe sportif Claude-Robillard. CUPE 301, Montréal’s blue collar workers’ union, reached the agreement with the City of Montréal this past July following intense negotiations.
The president of the union representing workers at the Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society is calling recently announced cuts to the agency, “a move that will only do further harm to an already vulnerable population in our community.”
The McNeil Government is failing Nova Scotians by not asking the courts to test all of Bill 148 against the constitution, says CUPE Nova Scotia President Nan McFadgen.
On August 22, the McNeil Government referred parts of Bill 148, the Public Services Sustainability Act, to the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal to determine the constitutionality of the legislation. However, the government only asked the court to review sections seven through 19. They excluded asking for a review of section 20 and 21 that include freezing the long-service award and strips it from future employees.