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Jul 29, 2014, 09:39 ET

Government of Canada announces appointment of Ms. Kimberley Henney to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

OTTAWA, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced the...

Jul 23, 2014, 22:07 ET

Servisair Inc. and Teamsters reach new collective agreement

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on ratifying a new agreement for employees at Toronto Pearson International Airport OTTAWA, July 23, 2014...

Jul 18, 2014, 16:30 ET

Government of Canada Helps More Skilled Newcomers Get Jobs in Their Fields Faster

VANCOUVER, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for...

Jul 12, 2014, 15:46 ET

Federal, Provincial and Territorial Governments take action to connect Canadians with jobs

CHARLOTTETOWN, July 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Labour Market Ministers from across the country met today to take action to ensure Canadians have the skills...

Jun 30, 2014, 11:10 ET

Old Age Security benefit amounts increase for July to September 2014

OTTAWA, June 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Employment and Social Development Canada today announced the quarterly benefit amounts for Old Age Security (OAS)...

Jun 25, 2014, 16:06 ET

Minister Kenney hosts national Skills Summit Bringing together experts to discuss skills challenges facing Canada

TORONTO, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, hosted a one-day skills summit with...

Jun 20, 2014, 17:43 ET

Government of Canada Overhauls Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Ensuring Canadians are first in line for available jobs OTTAWA, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and...

Jun 17, 2014, 10:57 ET

Collective agreement reached between SMIT Harbour Towage Vancouver Inc. and Canadian Merchant Service Guild

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on reaching new agreement OTTAWA, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch,...

Jun 16, 2014, 16:08 ET

Collective agreement reached between the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada (FNC-CSN)

OTTAWA, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated the...

Jun 16, 2014, 10:28 ET

Collective agreement reached between Aéroports de Montréal and the Public Service Alliance of Canada

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on ratifying a new agreement OTTAWA, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie...

Jun 15, 2014, 10:00 ET

Harper government highlights World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Taking action to combat elder abuse in all its forms GATINEAU, QC, June 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors),...

Jun 14, 2014, 12:01 ET

Minister Leitch applauds Seaspan ULC, International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 400 and the Canadian Merchant Service Guild on ending their labour dispute

Parties decide to send outstanding issues to a voluntary mediation-arbitration process OTTAWA, June 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr....

Jun 10, 2014, 12:00 ET

Minister of Labour underscores Canada's commitment to protecting vulnerable workers at International Labour Conference

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, commended the...

Feb 14, 2014, 11:09 ET

Economic Action Plan 2014 will create jobs and opportunities in Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, Feb. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - In a keynote speech today at the Newfoundland & Labrador Employers' Council's annual Employer of...

Feb 13, 2014, 15:30 ET

Minister Kenney meets with representatives of the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum to highlight support for apprentices and the skilled trades

OTTAWA, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, highlighted the Government of Canada's...

Feb 07, 2014, 16:58 ET

Statement - Departmental Statement on Temporary Foreign Workers in Northern Alberta

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - "Earlier today, Department officials reached out to Edmonton Ironworkers' Union Local 720 and were advised by...

Feb 07, 2014, 11:00 ET

Government of Canada helps newcomers find jobs faster

TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, today...

Feb 05, 2014, 21:15 ET

Harper Government Welcomes a Tentative Deal to Protect Canadian Jobs and the Economy and Prevent a Work Stoppage at CN Rail

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Late today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Canada's Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women issued...

Feb 03, 2014, 15:16 ET

Government of Canada announces appointment of Mr. Glen J. Johnson to the Social Security Tribunal

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism,...

Jan 31, 2014, 19:06 ET

Teamsters Canada Rail Conference union rejects tentative agreements with CN

OTTAWA, Jan. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, expressed disappointment...

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