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May 7, 2014
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Young workers are organizing at the CLC

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A forum of young workers at the CLC convention talked about the best ways to organize, get involved and the challenges they face as youth in the labour movement.
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May 7, 2014
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CLC presidential candidates: An overview

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The election for CLC President is tomorrow and things are getting interesting. Check out labour reporter H.G. Watson's overview of the candidates, and their platforms.
News
May 7, 2014
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Who's running for CLC national executive?

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The elections for leadership of the Canadian Labour Congress are being held tomorrow morning. Check out labour reporter H.G. Watson's overview of the candidates, and their platforms.
News
May 1, 2014
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Why postal banking may save Canada Post

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Postal workers gathered to check out the facts about postal banking in Ottawa this weekend. From international success stories to strategy, here is a report on what they discussed.
Blog
Apr 16, 2014

Four reasons why veganism supports workers

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Being vegan isn't a choice that values animals above humans. It’s actually about valuing food and where it comes from, rather than just believing it magically appears on our plates.
News
Apr 11, 2014
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Unionizing in 2014: Let's stop comparing efforts

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Why are we so eager to compare the Unifor Toyota campaign in Ontario with the UAW Volkswagen campaign in Tennessee? It's important to look at the differences to explain the labour movement in 2014.
News
Apr 10, 2014

CBC cuts: 657 jobs, $130 million

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Today, CBC announced they will be cutting 657 jobs over two years, halting planned regional expansions and reducing services in other areas in order to cut $130 million.
News
Mar 28, 2014
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The federal budget just ended up in court

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Boom! C-4 Budget bill ends up in court thanks to Public Service Alliance of Canada who announced Thursday that they are mounting a legal challenge.
News
Mar 28, 2014
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Why Canadian unions want you to talk about TV

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Why are Canadian media unions concerned about the potential watering down of CRTC regulations? Why, they're worried about protecting jobs of course!
News
Mar 21, 2014
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Rail workers reject second tentative agreement

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Teamsters Canada Rail workers have rejected a second tentative labour agreement Thursday, prompting CN Rail officials to propose that the two parties go to binding arbitration to reach an agreement.
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Mar 20, 2014
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Veteran union negotiator makes bid for CLC presidency

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Veteran Public Service Alliance of Canada negotiator Hassan Husseini revealed today that he will challenge Ken Georgetti for the president's position at the Canadian Labour Congress.

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