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May 25, 2015, 18:04 ET

First Student Canada, Burlington, and Unifor Local 4268, agree on new collective agreement Minister Leitch congratulates both parties

OTTAWA, May 25, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated...

May 25, 2015, 15:28 ET

Securitas Transport Aviation Security Limited and the United Steelworkers reach collective agreements - Minister Leitch congratulates both parties

OTTAWA, May 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated...

May 22, 2015, 17:36 ET

Harper Government helps former and current members of Canadian military enter civilian job market

BURNABY, BC, May 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with Dan Albas, Member of...

May 21, 2015, 15:52 ET

First Student Canada and Unifor, Local 4268, agree on a new collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, May 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...

May 21, 2015, 14:09 ET

Millions of dollars in unclaimed benefits

Harper Government looking for hundreds of thousands of families not currently registered for the enhanced child care benefit RICHMOND, BC, May...

May 20, 2015, 15:10 ET

Economic Action Plan 2015: A balanced-budget, low-tax plan for jobs, growth and long-term prosperity

REGINA, May 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today delivered a keynote speech at...

May 20, 2015, 14:30 ET

Governments of Canada and British Columbia celebrate success of Canada Job Grant

VANCOUVER, May 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and British Columbia will provide over $582,000 in Canada Job Grant funding to Seaspan...

May 20, 2015, 12:01 ET

Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan sign first Memorandum of Understanding to finalize job training deal

Deal will better align training to job opportunities in Saskatchewan REGINA, May 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan today...

May 19, 2015, 16:51 ET

Garda Security Screening Inc. and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Transportation District 140, reach collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, May 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...

May 18, 2015, 14:30 ET

Minister Leitch renews Canada-Brazil Memorandum of Understanding on labour cooperation

SAO PAULO, Brazil, May 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of...

May 15, 2015, 19:40 ET

Government of Canada announces appointment of three new members to Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

OTTAWA, May 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced the...

May 15, 2015, 09:00 ET

Harper Government marks the International Day of Families

The Harper Government is looking for hundreds of thousands of families not currently registered for the enhanced child care benefit OTTAWA, May...

May 14, 2015, 15:56 ET

Minister Leitch tables International Labour Organization's Convention 138 in House of Commons

Harper Government signals intent to ratify international convention on minimum age for admission to employment OTTAWA, May 14, 2015 /CNW/ -...

May 13, 2015, 10:45 ET

Government of Canada announces enhancements to compassionate care benefits

Family members to receive more help while caring for loved ones at risk of death OTTAWA, May 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose,...

May 11, 2015, 10:18 ET

Svitzer Canada Limited and the Canadian Merchant Service Guild reach a collective agreement - Minister Leitch congratulates both parties

OTTAWA, May 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated...

May 09, 2015, 15:03 ET

Governments of Canada and Ontario recognize Canada Job Grant recipient in Ontario

DORCHESTER, ON, May 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Joe Preston, Member of...

May 09, 2015, 12:45 ET

The Harper Government extends Universal Child Care Benefit application deadline

Harper Government is looking for hundreds of thousands of families not currently registered for the enhanced child care benefit LONDON, ON, May...

May 06, 2015, 08:48 ET

Porter Airlines and Unifor Local 2002 negotiate their first collective agreements - Minister Leitch congratulates both parties

OTTAWA, May 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated...

May 05, 2015, 19:30 ET

Parliamentary Secretary Scott Armstrong urges health professionals to work together to tackle mental health

CORNWALL, ON, May 5, 2015 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, Scott...

May 05, 2015, 12:07 ET

Minister Poilievre highlights the Harper Government's commitment to training, trade and tax cuts

GATINEAU, QC, May 5, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, urged Canada's building...