Looking back at 2014

We review some of the top labour stories that made headlines this year
By Sabrina Nanji
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 01/05/2015

This past year was a significant one for the labour movement in Canada.

Unifor — which became the country’s biggest private sector union following the marriage of the Canadian Auto Workers and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers — celebrated its first anniversary. An impasse at the bargaining table jeopardized the kickoff of the football season. A push for certification at threeToyota plants hit some speed bumps.

And with federal contracts expiring, whispers of tough negotiations and strikes were plentiful across the public sector.