News

Jan, 03 2017

Electricians at Expert Electrical Solutions Join CLAC

These electricians and electrical apprentices are the newest members of Local 53.They recently voted unanimously to accept their first collective agreement. Read more >

Dec, 23 2016

Buy Low Employees Ratify Collective Agreement

Calgary, Alberta— CLAC Local 56 members employed by Buy Low voted in favour of ratifying their new Read more >

Dec, 12 2016

MBM Electrical Employees Secure Wage and Pension Increases With New Contract

Ottawa—CLAC members employed by MBM Electrical recently voted unanimously in favour of ratifying a Read more >

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 >
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