Nancy Elliott is a business agent with NSUPE and a labour lawyer. The timestamp for the issues covered is below: 0:20 – Introduction by CCU President Kelly Johnson 1:30 – Think about someone you know with mental illness 2:15 – There are many different forms of mental illness 3:15 – 20% of Canadians are affected […]
In October 2018, the Confederation of Canadian Unions held its Labour School in Charlottetown, PEI. Scott Sinclair of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives spoke on the issues of corporate free trade agreements, NAFTA II, and their effects on the Canadian economy, jobs and the environment. Scott Sinclair is a senior research fellow with the […]
On behalf of the Confederation of Canadian Unions, we want to wish you a Merry Holidays and Happy New Year in 2019.
In an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, CCU President Kelly Johnson condemns the federal Liberal Government for enacting undemocratic, anti-worker, back-to-work legislation that will create further precedent for employers to ignore fair demands by workers both inside and outside unions, and grant employers more incentive to bargain in bad faith. December 4, 2018 […]
By Kelly Johnson President, Confederation of Canadian Unions Canadians were stunned when General Motors (GM) recently announced its plans to cut 15% of its salaried workforce and close five plants throughout North America, one of them being the Oshawa plant that employs more than 2,500 workers. First opened on November 7, 1953, the plant employed […]