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Canada's divestment from good jobs and green production | Nov 30 2016 | The story of Canadian steel
Report back on workers' struggle in India | Nov 29 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Interview on current labour struggles in India and labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region.
PMO Photo by Adam Scotti
Welcome to CETA and the Liberals' faith-based reality | Nov 25 2016 | Murray Dobbin | When it comes to trade and investment deals, the facts mean nothing. The federal government makes its own "reality" by crafting "facts" to fit its policy objectives.
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Edmonton Journal changes likely to mean less local news and fewer local reporters | Nov 23 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Similar changes are being implemented at Postmedia papers across the country, often accompanied by staff layoffs.
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Massacre of workers at the Gadani shipbreaking yards in Pakistan | Nov 22 2016 | Piergiorgio Moro | Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and explosion at Gadani shipbreaking yards in Pakistan.
U.K. employment tribunal rules in favour of Uber drivers | Nov 22 2016 | Redeye Collective | A panel of judges in the U.K. say Uber has to pay its drivers a national living wage and give them holiday pay, in their ruling on a case brought by two Uber drivers in London.
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Will Trudeau government's decision to phase out coal bring job losses and more nuclear? | Nov 22 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | The Trudeau government wants to move away from coal. Will that mean increased reliance on nuclear? And what about mitigation strategies for displaced workers?
Ann-Marie Reid
Workers talk about why Ontario needs to change its labour laws | Nov 19 2016 | Learn why the fight to change labour laws matters to working people
Photo: European External Action Service/flickr
Stop Trump copycats by listening to workers on trade | Nov 18 2016 | Angella MacEwen | Pretending that everything is OK, only listening to advice from those who clearly stand to benefit from the Canada-EU deal -- that is one of the elements behind Trump's rise.
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
How will Trudeau approach NAFTA renegotiations? | Nov 18 2016 | Brent Patterson | U.S. president-elect Donald J. Trump has promised to renegotiate NAFTA. What will the Trudeau government's position be going into these talks?
Photo: Government of Alberta/flickr
Honouring Ellen Olfert, founder of SAFE Workers of Tomorrow | Nov 17 2016 | Lynne Fernandez | SAFE Workers of Tomorrow (SWOT) has grown into a respected organization that is educating young workers and employers how to work safe.

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Two-Tier System Hurts Taxi Workers
The Quebec government is allowing Uber to legally operate in Quebec on a one-year trial basis. During the trial period, Uber drivers will not have the same restrictions and rules as taxi drivers.

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