Workers' Rights

November 24, 2008
Stepping Stone is a user-directed non-profit organization based in Halifax that provides supportive programs and services to former and current sex workers that contribute to their health, safety,...
Keywords: Online Resource , Women, Workers' Rights, Nova Scotia, Organizations
October 14, 2008
CLEO offers many text and audio guides on a variety of legal topics. These guides are available in several languages, including Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin and Simplified Chinese), Somali, Spanish,...
Keywords: Online Resource , Aboriginal/First Nations/Inuit, Arabic, chinese, CLEO, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Education, Employment, Employment Insurance (EI), Family, Family, Health, Housing and Tenancy, Immigrants and Refugees, Immigrants/Refugees/Newcomers, legal help, Legal Info, legal info, Legal Research, Multilingual, Seniors and Elders, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu, Welfare, Women, Workers' Rights, Youth, General resources, Manuals and guides, Ontario, Multimedia
October 5, 2008
PEI raised its minimum wage from $7.75 to $8.00 but advocates and poverty organizations say that it is still not enough for the basic necessities. A Statistics Canada report says average weekly wages...
Keywords: Article , News, Workers' Rights, Prince Edward Island
September 20, 2008
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, Organizing, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
September 8, 2008
The Agriculture Workers Alliance website has resources, links, publications, videos for agricultural workers and their allies about the rights of agriculture workers in Canada.
Keywords: Online Resource , agricultural workers, Employment, Immigrants/Refugees/Newcomers, Organizing, Workers' Rights, General resources, All of Canada
August 27, 2008
While the BC Liberal government refuses to increase the minimum wage and protect some of the most vulnerable workers, they did decide to give senior government beaurocrats a massive pay raise -- an...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
June 22, 2008
CCPA has released a study called Cultivating Farmworker Rights: Ending the Exploitation of Immigrant and Migrant Farmworkers in BC. It reveals systematic violations of employment standards and health...
Keywords: Article , News, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
May 20, 2008
In the last budget, the federal government promised to create a new independent body, the Canada Employment Insurance Financing Board to determine EI premium rates from 2009 and on. However,...
Keywords: Article , News, Unemployment, Workers' Rights, All of Canada
February 13, 2008
The Caledon Institute has released a policy paper, Canadians Need a Medium-Term Sickness/Disability Income Benefit (in PDF) discussing the possibility of a new sickness or disability benefit. The...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Health, News, Workers' Rights, All of Canada
November 22, 2007
New Brunswick will be increasing the minimum wage to $7.75 and will continue to review the wage at least once a year to bring the wage in line with standards of living. (Read more on CBC, "N.B.'s...
Keywords: Article , News, Workers' Rights, New Brunswick
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