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Milestones of the new economy: One T4 slip at tax time | May 4 2015 | Kaylie Tiessen | Job searchers are facing a post-2000 labour market that offers increasingly precarious work. For Kaylie Tiessen, last year's T4 slip is a symbol of the stability that she wishes for all Canadians.
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May Day 2015: Quebec unions upping the ante against austerity | May 1 2015 | David Gray-Donald | Unions in Quebec are mobilizing today on May Day against austerity. Why? Because enough is enough and it's time to stand up against austerity.
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The legacy and lessons in May Day, with Stephanie Ross | May 1 2015 | Ella Bedard | The legacy and lessons of May Day, with Stephanie Ross, co-director of the Global Research Centre at York University.
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This week in labour: May Day madness | May 1 2015 | Ella Bedard | Before you go take to the streets, find out what's up in the labour movement this week.
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Putting our values to work: Discussing living wages with Greg deGroot-Maggetti | Apr 30 2015 | Jesse Bauman | If we say work should be the pathway out of poverty, then we need to put our values to work. Market forces will not find just solutions that are in line with our values.
We need our health and safety protections expanded and enforced | Apr 30 2015 | Sign these petitions to support worker safety
May 1st
On May 1, join the International Workers' Day rallies and the Quebec general strike | Apr 30 2015 | Maya Bhullar | May 1, International Workers' Day, is a big deal. Here's where Canadians are organizing.
Solidarity Unionism: Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below
Mayday, mayday! A new kind of unionism for a changing world | Apr 30 2015 | Daniel Tseghay | We need solidarity across unions, industries, and workers. And as 'Solidarity Unionism: Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below' argues, unions must look to new forms to do it.
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The Conservatives, sound finance and the facts of recent history | Apr 29 2015 | Louis-Philippe Rochon | With the tabling of a new federal budget, the Conservatives are trying to reinvent themselves as good economic managers, but behind that smokescreen hides a dismal record on the economy.
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International Day of Mourning: Number of workplace deaths on the rise in Canada | Apr 28 2015 | Ella Bedard | On April 28, we mourn the thousands of workers killed or injured at work each year. An average of four workers die each day in Canada. And, that number is steadily rising.
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A new public sector activism: PSAC takes Harper's bet and raises him | Apr 28 2015 | Duncan Cameron | Labour leaders are responding to decades of attacks on professionals and other public sector workers by insisting their membership engage with the political process.
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OFL demands to know why the WSIB is covering up 1,150 deaths | Apr 28 2015 | Ontario Federation of Labour | It appears that the agency tasked with compensating workplace victims is trying to erase 1,150 fallen workers out of existence. Why?

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Connection between C-51 and Aboriginal and labour rights KenS said... There is quite a bit of discussion of this in aboriginal-oriented Facebook groups (and presumably...
Beer can boycott expands across Ontario NorthReport said... Come on let's all get behind this boycott and say no to union-busters and scabs Beer Can Boycott...
MB Director for right-wing fundamentalist Christian organization acclaimed as PC canadiate in Radisson ghoris said... The Tories' stupidity knows no bounds. Way to appeal to urban voters, guys. They *might* have been...
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...

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Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
ETFO receives 'no board' report from Minister of Labour
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario has received a 'no board' report from the Minister of Labour, putting ETFO in a legal strike position as of May 10, 2015.

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