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Promises made and promises broken: We should all be allowed to commemorate Truth and Reconciliation Day – Commentary by Paul R. Meinema, National President, UFCW Canada
September 28, 2021 13:39 ET | UFCW Canada
OTTAWA, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The federal government’s recent legislative action to declare September 30th as an annual national day to raise awareness of the horrors and evil of the...
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Injured Workers Rally Online June 1st
June 01, 2020 05:00 ET | Injured Workers Community Legal Clinic
TORONTO, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- June 1st marks the 37th Annual Injured Workers Day. Because of Covid-19, for the first time since 1983, our rally will not be held at Queen’s Park, but...
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UN highlights the unique challenges faced by Disabled Injured Workers during COVID-19
May 19, 2020 07:00 ET | Injured Workers Community Legal Clinic
THUNDER BAY, Ontario, May 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights recently gave a statement sounding the alarm that Canadians living with...
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Injured Workers Denounce Premium Rate Reduction & Death at Fiera Foods TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Network of Injured Workers’ Groups (ONIWG) is appalled that the Ford government and WSIB are giving yet another massive gift to employers in...
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Injured Workers Take Action Outside Ministry of Labour and Across Ontario
December 10, 2018 08:00 ET | Injured Workers’ Consultants
TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At 11:30am today, the Ontario Network of Injured Workers’ Groups (ONIWG) will be holding a public action outside the Ministry of Labour in Toronto, as part...
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Injured workers call for reversal of WSIB’s 30% premium rate reduction for employers
September 28, 2018 10:32 ET | Injured Workers’ Consultants
TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Network of Injured Workers’ Groups (ONIWG) calls on the WSIB and the Ford government to reverse the $1.45 billion dollar gift to Ontario...
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Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters’ Local 177 Council Representative Hank Sorensen Appointed to Serve on the Workers’ Compensation and Benefits Oversight Committee
February 06, 2018 14:49 ET | The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters
ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On January 18th, Hank Sorensen, a Council Representative for the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC), was selected by the Maryland...
Outrage over Tim Hortons’ cuts goes national, 50 actions planned outside locations from Halifax to Vancouver by Leadnow and the Fight for $15 and Fairness
January 19, 2018 07:30 ET | Leadnow
TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Over 50 protests are taking place today at Tim Hortons locations across the country as part of a National Day of Action Against the Cuts. The national...
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New York State Reciprocal Debarment Legislation Signed into Law by Governor Cuomo
December 22, 2017 14:09 ET | The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters
ALBANY, N.Y., Dec. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On December 18, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law new reciprocal debarment legislation to amend labor and general municipal law, as it...