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Video: Energy East 101 | Sep 17 2014 | rabble staff | Energy East 101, a four-minute handimation gives a comprehensive background on the controversial Energy East pipeline proposed by TransCanada.
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Of rising tides, sinking boats and workers' bargaining power | Sep 16 2014 | Angella MacEwen | Recently, Jason Kenney took to Twitter to defend his decision to limit the number of precarious workers entering Alberta through the TFWP. His changes do little to fix the actual problem though.
Watch: Baristas rise up and support workers' rights | Sep 16 2014 | Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council | Feel like listening to a catchy song and learning about how low-paid and precarious workers can organize? Well here you go!
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$15 minimum-wage movement spills into Canada | Sep 16 2014 | Trish Hennessy | Today, the federal NDP is slated to use its Official Opposition Day to table a motion that would have Parliament Hill vote on a proposal to reinstate the federal minimum wage.
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Tentative agreement reached between B.C. government and teachers | Sep 16 2014 | Larry Kuehn | A tentative agreement has been reached between the BC Teachers' Federation and the B.C. government.
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B.C. schools could be open Monday, if the government wanted | Sep 12 2014 | E. Wayne Ross | If B.C. schools could be open on Monday, why won't the government make it happen? Oh, because they think binding arbitration is "absolutely silly."
Labour and human rights situation in Cambodia | Sep 12 2014 | Piergiorgio Moro | Labour news from the Asia Pacific region and interviews on the situation for Cambodian labour and human rights activists.
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Teachers vote for binding arbitration to end strike | Sep 11 2014 | Larry Kuehn | More than 30,000 B.C. teachers voted "yes" to return to classes -- if the B.C. Liberal government will agree to send to arbitration all the issues except for those related to court decisions.
Call it like it is: 'School Choice' is privatization for B.C. schools | Sep 11 2014 | Lizanne Foster | Does the word 'privatization' strike fear in your heart? That's why the B.C. Liberals are calling it 'School Choice'.
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Something is rotten in the state of labour negotiations | Sep 10 2014 | Eve-Lyne Couturier | The balance of power has shifted away from unions and that decline reverberates onto the working conditions of all workers. Isn't it time to return bargaining power where it belongs?
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B.C. teachers seek arbitration | Sep 9 2014 | Larry Kuehn | Teachers in B.C. will vote September 10 on support for a union proposal to send the current strike to arbitration and open classrooms for the new school year as soon as government says yes.
Lest we forget: Workers' rights since the First World War | Sep 8 2014 | Pat Kerwin, Retiree Matters | If we don't stop the clock from being turned back to the time of the First World War, we will revisit the era of the Dirty '30s described so well by John Steinbeck in "The Grapes of Wrath."

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B.C. teachers' struggle jas said... Thanks for posting this. I think most people agree with these sentiments. No one wishes to see a...
The future of pensions in Canada abnormal said... At the risk of sounding dumb is there a detailed explanation of how the proposed Ontario Retirement...
Manitoba's Proactive Investigation of TFW Employers "a model for the rest of Canada." Maradona said... Since 2009, Manitoba has conducted regular, proactive, "sting" investigations of TFW employers...
Manitoba's Proactive Investigation of TFW Employers "a model for the rest of Canada." Maradona said... Since 2009, Manitoba has conducted regular, proactive, "sting" investigations of TFW employers,...
Doug Ford "60% of Labour unions don't agree with their president" NorthReport said... Why would you give the Ford family comments such credibility? Who cares what someone who hates...
Nova Scotia nurses strike Slumberjack said... Walking off the Job in Progress Quote:Chris Power, chief executive of the Capital District Health...
Coerced De-Certification - Independent Advice Needed abnormal said... I doubt there's much case law on this one.  You indicate that Company B doesn't want the union...
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says the high Youth Unemployment Rate is Fictitious abnormal said... Not sure where the 23% number comes from so before I can comment can someone give me a link? in
Government takes on union-busting moves to end port strike at Port Metro Vancouver epaulo13 said... Government takes on union-busting moves to end port strike at Port Metro Vancouver The BC...
60 hour work week. Laudable? mark_alfred said... Here's a good article:  Your 60-Hour Work Week is Not a Badge of Honour. in

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Harper Conservatives enable U.S. steel's latest blow to Canada
The United Steelworkers union is committed to defending the interests of its members and pensioners affected by U.S. Steel Canada's application for bankruptcy protection.

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