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Employees at Ontario steelmaker gain benefits improvements with new contract

Employees at steelmaker Ivaco Rolling Mills Ltd. in L’Orignal. Ont. have ratified new collective agreements that include improvements to their wages and benefits. About 400 employees who are members of United Steelworkers locals 7940 and 8794 voted this week to ratify five-year collective agreements. The new contracts include improvements to benefits, including long-term disability, vision […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 14, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 15:15
Saskatoon library workers’ new contract includes enhanced leave provisions

The union representing Saskatoon Public Library workers has ratified a tentative collective agreement that involves improved leave provisions and wage increases. The Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 2669 has been in bargaining with the union since the last contract expired on Dec. 31, 2016. The new contract, covering 270 library workers at nine branches, will expire […]

Eacom Timber workers reach agreement with pension, benefits improvements

Employees at Eacom Timber Corp. have a new six-year collective agreement, which includes improvements to the pension and benefits plan. The lumber operation employs 160 people at its Timmins, Ont. mill and regional administrative centre, 110 of whom are members of the United Steelworkers Local 1-2010. Prior to the agreement, employees contributed a mandatory $120 […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 16, 2019 November 30, 2020
  • 09:00
Police warn of email scam using benefits, compensation messaging

Police in Kingston, Ont. are warning the public about a new email phishing scam that uses employee benefits enrolments and annual pay raises as bait. Posing as representatives from company human resources departments, the scammers are sending emails about topics such as employee benefits surveys and salary increases. The emails include dangerous attachments or links that bring […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 8, 2019 November 12, 2020
  • 15:00
Survey finds Canadian salaries expected to increase by 2.7% in 2020

Canadian employers are expecting to increase base salaries by an average of 2.7 per cent in 2020, according to a new survey by Morneau Shepell Ltd. This is up from an average realized 2.6 per cent increase in 2019. The 2020 forecast includes increases in salary structure, length of service, cost of living and merit pay, but excludes salary freezes and […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 2, 2019 November 12, 2020
  • 08:45

Contract talks between the United Auto Workers and General Motors Company showed some signs of progress this week as a strike by more than 49,000 employees extended into a second day. The walkout brought more than 50 factories and parts warehouses to a standstill in the union’s first strike against the U.S. automaker in over […]

Manitoba NDP, Liberals pledge to hike minimum wage

Manitoba’s New Democratic Party and Liberal Party announced a host of worker-friendly campaign promises over the Labour Day weekend, with both parties committing to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. The province’s minimum wage, one of the lowest in Canada, is currently $11.35 an hour. It’s set to increase to $11.65 on Oct. 1, […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 4, 2019 November 12, 2020
  • 09:15
Majority of Canadian employers investing in salary increases: survey

The majority of Canadian organizations are continuing to invest in salary increases, with just six per cent reporting a salary freeze for executives and 4.8 per cent reporting a salary freeze for non-executives in 2019, according to a new survey by Mercer Canada. This year, merit budgets increased to 2.6 per cent, on average, and […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 22, 2019 November 12, 2020
  • 16:35

The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada and the Treasury Board have reached an agreement that includes expanded parental leave top-up, paid leave for survivors of domestic violence and a wage increase. “Our members give their best to Canada and to their families. We went into these negotiations to get a deal that […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 29, 2019 November 30, 2020
  • 09:30

The Public Service Alliance of Canada is declaring a bargaining impasse after failing to make substantial progress towards a new contract with the federal government. According to a press release from the union, the government is dissolving an existing memorandum of understanding on mental health without replacing it with updated framework. It also noted the government isn’t implementing recommendations […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 9, 2019 November 30, 2020
  • 09:15