Canadian Labour Congress news

Liberals eyed rules for cannabis use by workers & drug testing, documents show

Liberals eyed rules for cannabis use by workers & drug testing, documents show

Departments were wrestling at the time with their own response to workers who may smoke or vape pot

Liberal promise to set strict rules for unpaid interns pushed to 2019

Liberal promise to set strict rules for unpaid interns pushed to 2019

Interns would be treated like regular employees, with the same work hours and under the same safety regulations

Former union head dies at 81

Former union head dies at 81

Tributes are being paid to Bob White, the founding president of the Canadian Auto Workers union.

Alberta employer introduces domestic violence leave

Alberta employer introduces domestic violence leave

The healthcare provider admits it was surprised when a union tabled the proposal but says it’s the right thing to do for employees.

Employers urge Liberals to rethink parental leave changes

Employers urge Liberals to rethink parental leave changes

Employers and labour groups alike are lobbying the government to scrap its current plan, amid concerns from both sides.