Jerry Levine, LaborPress Canada

Sobeys Begins Illegal Lockout
Features, Municipal Government, National

Sobeys Begins Illegal Lockout

NEW WESTMINSTER, Canada – Sobeys has begun an illegal lockout of more than 600 Safeway workers. The complaint was  filed by UFCW 1518. The complaint comes in the wake of Sobeys’ announcement that it will close 10 Safeway stores across the lower mainland. Sobeys further stated that it would consider re-opening five of those locations if…

Teamster Dies in  Workplace Accident
Features, National, Transportation

Teamster Dies in Workplace Accident

Saskatchewan, Canada – On December 22nd, A Canadian National (CN) worker died following a workplace accident within the Canadian Transportation System. The accident took place in Melville, Saskatchewan. The worker was a 26 year-old woman with approximately three years of experience.