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The Federal Court of Appeal recently upheld the ruling in Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. That ruling - hailed as a 'monumental decision' - overturns 40 years of arbitral law and says federally regulated employers may dismiss employees without cause. Anastasiya Jogal reports
Labour Videos
Jan 13, 2015
Sundeep Gokhale, a partner at Sherrard Kuzz, explains to Canadian HR Reporter TV how the changing labour movement is influencing the ways unions are organizing in Canadian workplaces
Dec 29, 2014
It might not look the most comfortable seat in the house, but the designer of this dynamic desk chair hopes it will get office workers moving while they work
Dec 29, 2014
The world's largest retailer will adjust salaries at more than 1,400 stores – or about one-third of its U.S. locations – in 2015 as minimum wage increases passed in 21 states take effect
Dec 9, 2014
The latest U.S. jobs report showed wages are finally going up, as employers added the largest number of workers in nearly three years in November. Bobbi Rebell reports.
May 13, 2014
South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers says 2 of its members were killed as they reported for work at Lonmin's strike-hit platinum mine
Apr 20, 2014
Blaine Donais, founder of Workplace Fairness Institute, talks to Canadian HR Reporter TV about how organizations can build relationships with unions to improve morale and business results
Feb 24, 2014
At a recent Canadian HR Reporter roundtable discussion on the future of unions in the private sector, panellists discussed how unions might be trying to entice young workers into the fold and, in turn, whether young workers are interested in the labour movement
Dec 9, 2013
Canadian HR Reporter recently moderated a round table discussion on the future of labour relations in the private sector. In this video, panellists discuss the PR problem unions may or may not have and what can be done to overcome it.
Mar 4, 2013
Katia Caporiccio, Canadian Labour Reporter's News Editor, spoke with Viki Scott of Scott & Associates about the role human resources professionals play in labour relations and how they can go about nurturing a positive labour relationship.
Feb 5, 2013
Toronto Transit Commission workers could soon face random drug and alcohol tests at work. Katia Caporiccio, Canadian Labour Reporter’s news editor, spoke with Brad Ross of the TTC and Bob Kinnear of the Amalgamated Transit Union about the implications
Nov 13, 2012
When the Canadian Auto Workers and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers merge next year, the new mega-union will be the largest private-sector union in the country. Katia Caporiccio, Canadian Labour Reporter's news editor, sat down with CAW president Ken Lewenza and CEP president Dave Coles to get their take on what it will mean for union members and the labour movement
Jul 17, 2012
U.S. companies see more gray clouds looming on the economic horizon especially on the hiring front. A new report from the National Association for Business Economics finds more than one-half surveyed expect real GDP to grow just two per cent or less in the coming year. That's nearly double the percentage of companies from just a few months ago that expected such slow growth.
May 18, 2012
Elaine Newman shares with Canadian Labour Reporter the benefits of strategic training for the workplace mediation process. Elaine is an Ontario-based mediator who facilitates labour relations courses with the Industrial Relations Centre at Queen's University in Kingston, Ont.
Apr 16, 2012
Canadian Labour Reporter sat down with Gary Furlong, principal at Agree Dispute Resolution, to discuss what slows down negotiations and how parties can more effectively negotiate by understanding they way they think at the bargaining table.
disability accommodation
Mar 5, 2012
Vikki Scott, president of Scott & Associates, a human resources consulting firm specializing in labour management relations, talks about the importance of implementing a workplace back-to-work policy for mental disability in a unionized environment. Vikki spoke to Canadian Labour Reporter after giving a presentation on the subject at the 2012 HRPA conference.
back-to-work legislation
Dec 12, 2011
Canadian Union of Postal Workers president, Denis Lemelin, discusses the legislation that sent his members back-to-work and how the union will continue to fight what he says is an undemocratic piece of law.
union-management relations
Oct 31, 2011
Canadian Labour Reporter speaks with Buzz Hargrove on the current state of labour relations and how unions and management need to work together in the future. Hargrove is a visiting professor at Ryerson University's Ted Rogers School of Management.
Oct 3, 2011
Canadian Labour Reporter sits down with Hicks Morley pension and benefit lawyer Terra Klinck to talk about the future of pension reform in Canada.
Labour law
Jun 7, 2011
In April, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Ontario's farm workers did not have a right to unionize. The Fraser decision may represent a more conservative trend in the interpretation of the right of association in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Canadian Labour Reporter spoke with Michael Lynk, Associate Dean of University of Western Ontario's Faculty of Law, about what the Fraser decision could mean for the future of labour law.
grievance arbitration
May 9, 2011
The Ontario grievance arbitration system has evolved since being implemented more than 65 years ago. There are many who say it has become flawed and is in need of change. Canadian Labour Reporter speaks to Chief Justice of Ontario Warren Winkler about his views on grievance arbitration and how it can incorporate techniques from other litigation methods.
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