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The breaking wave
| October 26, 2015
Halifax member of Parliament, Megan Leslie
| June 26, 2015

Labour organizing 101: On the road to Michelin workers

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Author's note: Michelin is one of the global giants in the manufacturing of tires; they have been staunchly anti-union since they began in France. In the 1970s, they decided to locate plants in Nova Scotia with the understanding that the provincial government would introduce a law, which became known as the Michelin Bill, to make it almost impossible to organize employers with multi-site plants. A number of unions, including Rubberworkers, Steelworkers and Autoworkers, all tried, but were foiled by what Larry Haiven, a professor in the Department of Management at Saint Mary's University, called "an act of corruption." This column documents the first attempt to organize by the Canadian Auto Workers in the 1980s.


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Dan Kelly
| June 4, 2015
Sarah Hoffman
| June 1, 2015
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| May 12, 2015
Film Industry Rally at Province House, Nova Scotia.
| April 20, 2015
The front Cover of Metro Halifax on April 10, 2015.
| April 12, 2015
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| April 7, 2015

Solidarity ultimately prevails in Nova Scotia's Bill 1 saga

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After a series of twists and turns, solidarity ultimately prevails in Nova Scotia's Bill 1 saga. Here's the backstory.

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