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Mar 04, 2015, 15:28 ET

Stericycle Inc. and Teamsters reach a collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, March 4, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...

Mar 04, 2015, 11:43 ET

Government of Canada announces appointment of new member to Social Security Tribunal

GATINEAU, QC, March 4, 2015  /CNW/ - The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, Democratic...

Mar 04, 2015, 10:21 ET
Mar 03, 2015, 18:30 ET

Minister Leitch emphasises strong labour relations in her address to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce

EDMONTON, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, at a meeting of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch,...

Mar 03, 2015, 16:02 ET

Canadian National Railway and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, representing rail traffic controllers, reach a collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...

Mar 03, 2015, 10:00 ET

Appointments to the National Seniors Council

GATINEAU, QC, March 3, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), announced today the appointments of Mr....

Mar 02, 2015, 13:17 ET

Fort Smith Housing Authority and Public Service Alliance of Canada reach a collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...

Mar 02, 2015, 10:22 ET

Canadian Corps of Commissionaires and Public Service Alliance of Canada reach a collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...

Feb 27, 2015, 13:30 ET

Harper Government invests in projects helping to keep Canadian seniors active, engaged and informed

New Horizons for Seniors Program helps seniors across Canada lead more productive and rewarding lives TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - The...

Feb 27, 2015, 09:30 ET

Minister of State for Seniors visits Mon Sheong Care Complex in Richmond Hill

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Feb. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), highlighted the Government of Canada's work to...

Feb 26, 2015, 10:50 ET

Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4317, reach collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, Feb. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...

Feb 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

Government of Canada announces appointment of Ms. Andrea Nalyzyty to Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women,...

Feb 24, 2015, 00:08 ET

Minister Leitch congratulates the Canadian National Railway and Unifor on reaching a tentative agreement

OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Following her discussions with Canadian National Railway and Unifor, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of...

Feb 23, 2015, 13:45 ET

Aéroports de Montréal and Syndicat des Employés des Aéroports de Montréal reach a collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates both parties OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and...

Feb 23, 2015, 12:30 ET

Government of Canada helping Canadians with disabilities in the Greater Toronto Area gain job skills

ETOBICOKE, ON, Feb. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is helping Canadians with disabilities gain the skills and experience they need to...

Feb 23, 2015, 09:30 ET

Government of Canada expands passport services in Chatham, Ontario

CHATHAM, ON, Feb. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada today announced the opening of passport receiving services within the Service Canada...

Feb 22, 2015, 19:44 ET

With Montreal commuter lines protected, Minister Leitch calls for continued discussions between CN Railways and Unifor to end labour dispute

Minister Leitch encourages both sides to keep negotiating to avoid a strike or lockout OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the...

Feb 16, 2015, 15:08 ET

Canadian Pacific Railway Company and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference agree to a voluntary arbitration process

OTTAWA, Feb. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated the...

Feb 16, 2015, 09:30 ET

Government of Canada expands passport services in Brantford, Ontario

BRANTFORD, ON, Feb. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada today announced the opening of passport receiving services within the Service Canada...

Feb 15, 2015, 02:30 ET

Statement from the Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women

MONTREAL, Feb. 15, 2015­ /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Canada's Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women,...