Labour in the News

USASK Employee Survey, Minimum Wage and Canada Post in the News

U of S Employee Survey “not about TransformUS”

• A new employee survey asking every University of Saskatchewan worker what they do all day is about improving services, not cutting jobs, a senior administrator says. Star-Phoenix

Why Raise the Minimum Wage? Just Ask Costco

• Ironically, research has consistently shown that businesses that provide wages considered fair by workers experience not only solid returns but active worker participation. Globe and Mail

Court challenge launched against the elimination of door-to-door delivery

• A challenge will be filed in the Federal Court of Canada under Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms, asking the court to put a stop to Canada Post’s termination of home mail delivery. Canadian Union of Postal Workers