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Postal workers postpone planned strike action for 24 hours | Aug 29 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | The Canadian Union of Postal Workers extended its strike deadline at 11pm last night as negotiations continue with Crown mediator William Kaplan.
Photo: Flickr / uniforcanada
Jerry Dias reflects on Unifor's first three years | Aug 28 2016 | H.G Watson | Unifor completed it its second national convention since its founding in 2013. H.G. Watson caught up with President Jerry Dias to reflect on the past three years.
Immigrants send gifts across borders | Aug 28 2016 | Frieda Werden | This 2004 talk from Maria Jimenez on how immigrants sustain their home communities remains relevant today.
Help reinvent Canada Post | Aug 28 2016 | Instead of cuts, imagine a new future
Photo: Solidarity with Ayotzinapa Vancouver
Not quite back to school for Mexican teachers | Aug 25 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Teachers in four Mexican states refused to head back to school on Monday as the teacher-led movement against the president ramps up.
Photo: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: Corporate/flickr
The business case for investing in Canada's auto industry | Aug 24 2016 | Armine Yalnizyan | Contract talks currently underway between Unifor and the Big Three U.S. auto manufacturers raise the old question: does Canada really need an auto industry, especially now that Mexico is a magnet?
Blue jean blues: A closer look at a back-to-school basic | Aug 24 2016 | Kelly Okamura | For a workwear original, cheap denim has a high cost for those who can least afford the health and environmental damage.
A broad coalition against austerity in Newfoundland | Aug 24 2016 | Scott Neigh | Mary Shortall, Jim Dinn and Sara Langer talk about the new Common Front in Newfoundland and Labrador that is fighting the province's austerity agenda.
The CUB dispute in Melbourne and Fiji nuclear fallout documentary | Aug 22 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Labour news from the Asia-Pacific region and interviews on the CUB dispute in Melbourne and Fiji nuclear fallout documentary.
Image: Flickr/Premier of Ontario Photography
Kathleen Wynne tried to use First Nations to silence opposition to Hydro One sell-off. She failed. | Aug 19 2016 | Fred Hahn | Can Ontario's premier admit she was wrong when she rammed through privatization of Hydro One?
Photo: Eddy Milfort/flickr
Climate change puts future Summer Olympics at risk, scientists warn | Aug 18 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | A report just published in the British medical journal The Lancet suggests that by the year 2085, almost all of the cities that could host the Summer Games will be too hot for outdoor events.
Image: Flickr/me_vanou
Everyone deserves a voice at work | Aug 17 2016 | Kendall Yamagishi | Legal Aid lawyers, who work with some of Ontario's most vulnerable people to ensure they have a voice in our courts, are left without representation themselves because of backwards labour laws.

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Canadian Union of Postal Workers
CPC says no to government request to extend strike mandate
Unless an agreement is reached between Canada Post management and workers within the next 72 hours a nation-wide postal strike is set to begin.

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