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Yukon workers at Parsons Inc. in Faro join the United Steelworkers union

April 12, 2024 | Media Releases

WHITEHORSE, YT – With the support of the United Steelworkers union (USW) and the Yukon Federation of Labour, workers at Parsons Inc. at the Faro Rehabilitation Mine Project have been certified by the Canadian Industrial Relations Board to join the USW. The workers are set to begin the process of negotiating for better working conditions, […]

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Directors’ Statement for Equal Pay Day 2024 [April 16, 2024]

April 5, 2024 | News Articles

It’s theft! The gender pay gap takes money out of women’s pockets Starting in April each year, we mark Equal Pay Day. It’s a time for our union to take stock of what we’ve done – and what we still need to do – to advance women’s economic equality. That’s because Equal Pay Day shows […]

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New victory against mining giant Glencore’s anti-union practices

April 4, 2024 | Media Releases

The Quebec Superior Court orders Labour Administrative Tribunal to consider all possible measures to reverse unlawful dismissal of security guards MONTREAL – In the dispute over Glencore’s elimination of its Raglan Mine security the Superior Court has rejected the provincial labour administrative tribunal’s (Tribunal administratif du travail -TAT) previous decision, which had refused any possibility […]

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