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Kaylie Tessen, National Representative, Research Department - Researcher's Brief

Air transportation recovery must focus on social sustainability and good jobs

It’s been more than a year since the coronavirus pandemic took hold and air transportation was severely restricted.


Linda MacNeil, Unifor Atlantic Regional Director

Nova Scotia’s budget should aim higher

Last week’s budget made some important, headline-making investments, but when you consider the details, these broad announcements still do not cover


Lana Payne National Secretary-Treasurer

Pandemic may set women back, but the struggle moves forward

The pandemic has demolished many conventional wisdoms when it comes to our economy, equality and work – especially essential work, so much of which...


Angelo DiCaro, Director of Research

As pandemic rages, it’s time to fix EI for good

This past year, workers experienced unemployment on a scale never before seen in Canada.


A photo of Linda MacNeil with the text: "A message from your Atlantic Regional Director."

Paid sick days critical

The lockdowns needed to combat COVID-19 have been costly and difficult for many people across Newfoundland and Labrador.


Why Canada needs a Federal Low-Wage Commission

While we continue to wait on the federal government’s belated promise to implement a $15 federal minimum wage, questions often arise as to how future