Oct 2, 2013 11:41 AM In this issue: What is a good job? Are we seeing more of them?; Economic briefs; Economic directions; What happened to the recovery?; Stronger unions counterbalance power of elite: top economists; The problem of too much money; and more...
Jun 17, 2013 04:02 PM The latest issue of Economy at work, CUPE’s national publication on all things economy, features stories on young workers, tax havens, provincial budges, and more.
Mar 28, 2013 12:32 PM The new Canada Job Grant was one of the main items promoted in the Federal 2013 Budget. This will provide up to $15,000 per person for short-duration training, with up to $5,000 provided by the federal government to be matched by similar amounts from provinces and territories and employers, starting in March 2014. The budget estimates 130,000 will benefit from this upon full implementation.
Mar 28, 2013 12:38 PM The biggest and one of the most anxiously awaited announcements in the 2013 Federal Budget was the new long-term infrastructure program to replace the seven year Building Canada program set to expire March 2014. As was widely anticipated, the federal government committed to a new program, but with funding considerably less than what the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and its partners through the Municipal Infrastructure Forum (including CUPE), had called for.
Mar 6, 2013 11:58 AM The wage gap for women is shrinking, but at a slow pace. The average hourly wage for Canadian women was $21.85 last year, 86 per cent of the average hourly wage paid to men. This gap is improved from the 82 per cent ratio 15 years ago, but at this rate of progress it will take another 40 to 50 years to close the gap.
Feb 25, 2013 03:50 PM The Fraser Institute is rolling out a series of reports attacking public sector workers, which glosses over the statistical evidence, and ignores previous research that counters their ideology.
Feb 12, 2014 09:09 AM Newfoundland and Labrador’s new finance minister will hear from CUPE NL President Wayne Lucas in Corner Brook this afternoon, as part of the province’s pre-budget consultations.
Feb 11, 2014 06:37 PM Using more of their doublespeak, the Harper government calls the 2014 federal budget “The Road to Balance: Creating Jobs and Opportunities” Little could be further from the truth.
Feb 11, 2014 04:48 PM The federal Conservatives’ obsession with generating a budget surplus is coming at far too high a cost to Canadian workers.
Feb 11, 2014 03:26 PM CUPE Nova Scotia President Danny Cavanagh says Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty missed a golden opportunity to help Nova Scotians in this year's budget, by joining with the provinces and expanding the Canada Pension Plan(CPP). 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ... 33 Next