News

Nov, 29 2016

Wage, Pension, and Other Gains for Masse Electricians with New Contract

Tecumseh, ON—Local 53 journeyperson and apprentice electricians employed by Masse Electric unanimously ratified a new four-year contract providing them with wage, pension, and other gains. Read more >

Nov, 29 2016

New Contract For Electricians At Johnson Electric

The electricians and electrical apprentices employed by Johnson Electric Inc. voted unanimously to Read more >

Nov, 18 2016

New Collective Agreement For Dauter Stone

Local 63 members employed by Dauter Stone voted 89 percent in favour of ratifying a renewed 25-month Read more >

Nov, 01 2016

Letter to the Edmonton Metro News Editor Re: Labour federation calling for law changes after Aramark's letter to employees

Union representation, when practiced well, ensures the protection of individual workers without compromising the long term interests of the work community.CLAC has a history of that kind of representation. Read more >

Oct, 21 2016

Wicked Welding Competition Puts Students’ Creativity and Skills to the Test

Students from eight Edmonton-area schools will put their creativity and welding skills to the test at CLAC’s Wicked Welding competition on October 22, 2016. Read more >

Oct, 12 2016

CLAC Pleased by Ruling That Greater Essex Is Not a Construction Employer

Mississauga, ON—CLAC is pleased by the release of an Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) decision last week that will see construction projects tendered by the Greater Essex and County District School Board open to all qualified contractors and workers. The 78-page “non-construction employer” decision was issued by Bernie Fishbein, chairman of the OLRB, three months after hearings concluded. The case took three years to get through, and it was the third attempt by the school board to prove legally that it met the definition of a non-construction employer. Read more >

Oct, 12 2016

WSIB, Health System Failing Workers

Grimsby, Ontario—After suffering a shoulder injury at work on July 10, 2016, Susan filed a claim with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and began receiving compensation. But despite compelling evidence that her injury was growing worse, 10 weeks later, WSIB is demanding that she proceed with an increase in her duties, ignoring the very real danger of permanent injury. Read more >

Sep, 08 2016

Electricians at Epg Electric Support New Contract

The electricians and electrical apprentices employed by EPG Electric and Solar voted unanimously to support a new three-year contract negotiated by their union, Construction Workers Union, CLAC Local 53. Read more >

Aug, 26 2016

New Collective Agreement For Parkview Manor

August 26, 2016Chesley, ON– Local 304 members employed by Parkview Manor Health Care Centre, a long Read more >

Aug, 25 2016

CLAC Applauds Closing the Gender Wage Gap: Government report highlights key recommendations to secure equality and wage equity for women in the workforce

CLAC is pleased to see the release of the final report on Ontario's Gender Wage Gap Strategy. Many of CLAC’s recommendations will be addressed by the Gender Wage Gap Steering Committee. Read more >
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