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Building solidarity between migrant and Canadian workers | Dec 17 2014 | Scott Neigh | Chris Ramsaroop and Melisa LaRue talk about a grassroots effort to build relationships and solidarity between temporary foreign workers and Canadian workers.
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Harper supports divisive and aggressive attacks on unions | Dec 17 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The Senate has passed Bill C-525. It will make it harder to hold a union certification vote. Bill C-377 is still before the Senate. It forces excessive and discriminatory reporting burdens on unions.
Photo: CSN/refusons.org  Raynald Leblanc
Harper et Couillard: un cocktail dangereux pour le Québec | Dec 16 2014 | Jacques Létourneau | Nous refusons les mesures d'austérité du gouvernement Couillard et son opposition à défendre le Québec à l'ouest de la rivière Outaouais. C'est notre responsabilité de le faire.
Photo: CSN/refusons.org  Raynald Leblanc
Harper and Couillard: A dangerous combo for Quebec | Dec 16 2014 | Jacques Létourneau | The anti-austerity protests in Quebec at the end of November were just the beginning. The Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN) will keep fighting for equality as election 2015 approaches.
Photo: flickr Raynald Leblanc
'Nous refusons l'austérité,' ont scandé plus de 125 000 manifestants à Montréal et à Québec | Dec 16 2014 | Collectif Refusons l'Austérité | Nous voulons une société juste, égalitaire, démocratique et soucieuse des besoins de la collectivité.
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B.C.'s workers need a Human Rights Commission | Dec 15 2014 | Devyn Cousineau | B.C.'s low-wage workers need a Human Rights Commission. The responsibility for fighting discrimination in the workplace cannot be theirs alone.
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Across Canada, worker compensation systems are in crisis | Dec 15 2014 | Ella Bedard | Advocates across the country report that the experience rating system rewards employers for hiding workplace injuries.
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Jim Prentice names nothing but bosses to 'blue ribbon' panel on worker morale | Dec 14 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Advice to Premier Jim Prentice: It's never too late to pick up the phone and call someone who has actually spent their career on the front line of the civil service, doing work.
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New jobs at EI centres not about helping the public service but saving face, says union | Dec 12 2014 | Francella Fiallos | Jason Kenney says new hires at EI call centres are in response to complaints. The union says that is not true, that EI call centres hire extra workers over the holidays every year.
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B.C. must provide education to foster discrimination-free workplaces and services | Dec 12 2014 | Thérèse Boullard | B.C. is the only province without a publicly funded independent agency that works to prevent discrimination through public education, research, advocacy and the promotion of basic human rights.
Strategic voting? Not for the B.C. Federation of Labour | Dec 12 2014 | Ella Bedard | The B.C. Federation of Labour won't be running an "anyone but Harper" strategy in 2015. BC Federation of Labour will oppose strategic voting in 2015 Federal Election
Update on the Syrian uprising and review of major labour issues of 2014 | Dec 12 2014 | Diana Beaumont, Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Interview with Joe Daher from the Syrian Revolutionary Left on the Syrian uprising, and review of the major labour events of 2014.

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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...
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...

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Canadian Union of Postal Workers
One year later, CUPW vows to restore home mail delivery
CUPW members in locations that have lost delivery are going door-to-door to tell affected residents that the union intends to restore home delivery in those areas.

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