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Mar 12, 2014
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Rogers Arena concession workers face spring layoffs

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Canucks Sports & Entertainment will be ending their contract with Aramark Canada Ltd and is set to lay off almost 1,000 concession stand workers at Vancouver's Rogers Arena.
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Mar 11, 2014
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Unifor tests its mettle in Toyota organizing campaign

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They've never unionized before. Can Unifor organize Toyota? This is Unifor's first high-profile test of organizing strength and they'll need to overcome 30 years of stigma in order to be successful.
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Feb 27, 2014
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The rise and fall of the labour beat reporter

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Tracking the decline of labour writing over the past few years due to shrinking newsrooms and more emphasis on business -- plus the rise of online labour journalism.
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Jan 24, 2014
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CUPE reverses, invites Carleton fellows to unionize

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CUPE National President Paul Moist finally delivered answers to the former residence fellows organizers from Carleton about why their campaign was stopped at the behest of CUPE's national office.
News
Jan 21, 2014
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Getting exposure or getting exploited?

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In this award-winning article from March of 2013, Cord Community Edition Editor-in-Chief H.G. Watson explores the controversial topic of unpaid internships.
News
Dec 30, 2013

CUPE denies membership to Carleton residence fellows

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Carleton University residence fellows were issued union cards by their campus local -- and then informed by CUPE National office that they didn't qualify for union representation.
News
Dec 24, 2013

It is time for Operation Christmas Cheer

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Operation Christmas Cheer is an initiative started by Casandra Robinson in 2004 that brings a little holiday spirit to workers that are on the picket lines during the month of December.
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Dec 19, 2013
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The top five labour stories in 2013

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From the Canadian Senate to Bangladesh and back to Canadian retailers, the labour movement made headlines. H.G. Watson covered it all for rabble.ca. Here are her top five for 2013.

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