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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.
Labour Videos
LABOUR RELATIONS
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
UNIONIZATION
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.
LABOUR RELATIONS
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.
DRUG TESTING
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
MEGA-UNION
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
GLOBAL HR NEWS
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.
negotiations
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.
pensions
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.
ESSENTIAL SERVICE
Mar 22, 2011
Maurice Mazerolle, director of the Centre for Labour Management Relations at Ryerson University, speaks with Canadian Labour Reporter about what making Toronto's transit system an essential service means for labour relations.
LABOUR RELATIONS
Jan 19, 2011
Gord Sova, the editor of Canadian Labour Reporter (formerly CLV Reports), talks about common challenges employers are facing with unions, tips for getting along with unions and common mistakes to avoid.
LABOUR RELATIONS
Nov 12, 2010
Hank Beekhuis, Ontario provincial director for the Christian Labour Association of Canada (CLAC), talks to Canadian HR Reporter TV about how unions can stay relevant and what the labour movement is doing to diversify in other sectors.
ECONOMY
Oct 7, 2010
Canadian HR Reporter TV sat down with John Mortimer, Vancouver-based president of the Canadian LabourWatch Association, to talk about the state of unions in Canada. Mortimer talked about how the economic downturn has affected labour relations and the biggest challenge facing unions today.
COLLABORATION
Sep 15, 2009
Gayle Fisher, chief human resources officer for the Ontario Securities Commission, talks about how employers can build solid, collaborative connections with labour unions.