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January 15, 2019 6:00 PM U.S. postal workers protest in solidarity with Canada Post counterparts

Ottawa passed legislation last November that required striking postal workers to resume their duties, appointing a mediator to arbitrate an end to the Crown corporation’s dispute with members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. Those efforts, led by Elizabeth MacPherson, former chairwoman of the Canada Industrial Relations Board, broke down in December 6

January 14, 2019 9:00 AM Ontario premier to meet with GM, other automakers and union president in Detroit

DETROIT - A spokeswoman for Ontario’s premier says Doug Ford will use a trip to a Detroit auto show to meet with executives from General Motors and several other automakers today. Ivana Yelich says Ford will not try to push GM to reconsider shuttering its plant in Oshawa at year’s end when he meets with them at the North American International Auto Show. She says the company 6

January 11, 2019 5:48 PM The Latest: 911 call reveals staff’s shock over pregnancy

Audio from a 911 call reveals workers on duty at a private care facility on the day an Arizona woman in a vegetative state gave birth were in complete shock about her pregnancy as they tried to save the newborn’s life. Phoenix police released five minutes of audio Friday of a nurse calling for paramedics after the Dec. 29 birth. The panicked nurse at the Hacienda 9

January 11, 2019 3:29 PM Video shows Waffle House workers put food on unconscious man

LITHONIA, Ga. - A video shows two Waffle House employees putting salt, a slice of cheese and ketchup on an unconscious man’s head and now the company says the workers at the Atlanta area location have been fired. News outlets report the video on Instagram also shows the employees playing with the man like a puppet while he was passed-out. They’re seen moving 7

January 10, 2019 10:14 PM Postmedia’s Paul Godfrey passes baton to Andrew MacLeod, who takes on CEO’s job

TORONTO - Paul Godfrey is stepping down as CEO of Postmedia Network Canada Corp. but will remain as executive chairman of the company, which owns the National Post, other newspapers and digital publications. Andrew MacLeod, who has been Godfrey’s second in command since 2016, becomes Postmedia’s chief executive officer. The announcements came as the owner 13

January 9, 2019 11:40 PM Saskatchewan man who stole a car to be sentenced on Amber Alert charges

It wasn’t until 6:30 a.m. that three workers hooking up a truck to haul fertilizer from a potash mine noticed something unusual in nearby trees. As they approached, they realized it was the missing SUV that was all over the news. “The windows were fogged up when one of the men approached. He feared the worst,” said the document. The girl, who is also epileptic 10

January 9, 2019 11:00 PM How Missouri’s minimum wage rates will trump Ontario’s wages of sin

Ontario’s law mandating a $1 increase to the minimum wage, as of Jan. 1, has been formally rescinded by Premier Doug Ford. Instead, he legislated a 31-month freeze on the hourly minimum of $14. New York welcomed the New Year with a $15 minimum wage, catching up to San Francisco, but still lagging Seattle, which bumped it up to $16 last week. Ah, that’s 13

January 9, 2019 1:07 PM Workers at GM’s Oshawa Assembly Plant hold work stoppage over closure

The company has said the options suggested by the union, including extending the life of the Chevy Impala and Cadillac XTS currently produced at the plant or shifting production slated for Mexico to the plant, are not economic. David Paterson, vice president of corporate affairs at GM Canada, says the union should instead work with the company on timing 12

January 8, 2019 7:23 PM Nova Scotia’s minimum wage expected to increase to $11.55 on April 1

The minimum wage is also expected to rise to about $12.10 in April 2020 and $12.65 in April 2021. Starting April 1, 2022, the rate will be adjusted annually with inflation. According to Statistics Canada, 6.6 per cent of employees in Nova Scotia earned minimum wage during the period of April 2016 to March 2017. Minimum wage earners work primarily in retail 11

January 6, 2019 10:52 PM High avalanche risk in Alps amid heavy snow, two dead

In Austria, public broadcaster ORF reported that a 26-year-old man died Sunday after being struck by an avalanche while skiing near the town of Schoppernau. Authorities in Austria closed some roads and train lines because of avalanche risks, while airports in the region have seen delays as workers struggled to clear the large amount of fresh snow and de-ice 7