Is there really a labour shortage?

Brother Jean Chartrand is wondering about the supposed labour shortage everyone’s talking about. What we actually have here is a shortage of well-paid jobs.

Strikes end at Résidences Soleil

Labour disputes have been resolved at the five Résidences Soleil where workers had been on strike since July 17. Meetings with a conciliator in the last weeks helped remove roadblocks to bargaining at the seniors’ residences in Saint-Hilaire, Granby, Laval, Pointe-aux-Trembles and Saint-Laurent.

Teamsters Ratify 4-Year Agreement with CP

Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) at Canadian Pacific (CP) voted to ratify a four-year agreement covering over 3000 conductors and locomotive engineers. Workers at the Kootenay Valley Railway (KVR) also ratified a five-year agreement…

Maax Workers on Strike

Tomorrow morning at 5:00 o’clock at the Maax plant, some 120 men and women workers represented by the Teamsters Union will go on strike. The main issues are wages and vacation seniority. Negotiations have been ongoing since March 2018…