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'The Slow Professor' serves up good advice, but misses the mark on institutional change | May 26 2016 | Christina Turner | The ongoing corporatization of Canadian universities has become the subject of a burgeoning field of anti-Corporate U lit. This book applies the principles of the Slow Food movement to education.
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It's time for a national postal bank in both Canada and the United States | May 24 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | We now live in the 21st century, a digital age, and it's time to recognize access to fairly priced banking service as a human right.
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Expectations low as Chronicle Herald workers prep for meeting with the company | May 24 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | After four months on strike, the Halifax Chronicle Herald newspaper company has agreed to meet with its striking workers on Friday. The workers' union states it doesn't have "high expectations."
International solidarity at the LabourStart Conference | May 23 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Labour updates of workers' struggles in the Asia-Pacific region and report-back on the Global Picketline concept and the LabourStart Conference.
What happens to TFWs and service workers displaced from Fort McMurray? | May 20 2016 | Some may not qualify for EI, others are on closed work permits. Ask the government to make sure they are supported.
Migrant workers deserve better | May 20 2016 | Speak up during the Federal government's Temporary Foreign Worker Program review hearings
The Ontario government just voted down a bill to ban BDS | May 20 2016 | Now we have to pressure the federal government to step away from its memorandum of understanding with Israel.
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Regional distribution of benefits highlights inequity in EI system | May 19 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Qualifying for employment insurance based on your postal code is not working. Carleton University economist Frances Woolley discusses why with rabble labour reporter Teuila Fuatai.
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New Zealand's Kiwibank delivers lessons for postal banking in Canada | May 18 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Canada's postal system is under review, and creating a postal banking system is a major talking point. rabble labour reporter Teuila Fuatai looks at how postal banking has worked out in New Zealand.
The Urban Worker Project: A new organization for new forms of work | May 18 2016 | Scott Neigh | Former MP Andrew Cash talks about a new organization for contract, freelance and micro-self-employed workers.
Photo: Nicolas Vigier/flickr
France erupts in defiance of employer-friendly labour reforms | May 17 2016 | Duncan Cameron | French society is convulsed by confrontations between police and citizens protesting against reforms to employment law. For over two months, major cities have been the scene of mass demonstrations.
Workers take on electronics company in the Philippines | May 17 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Labour updates on workers' struggles in the Asia-Pacific region and the strike by Filipino electronics workers.

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Time to nationalize Bombardier mark_alfred said... http://rankandfile.ca/2016/03/29/bombardier-time-to-nationalize/ I just found the above article....
Buy French's ketchup instead of Heinz mark_alfred said... Seems Heinz just up and left, screwing over the workers and farmers in Leamington Ontario. ...
NDP presents anti-scab bill C-234 mark_alfred said... http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-presents-anti-scab-bill Quote: Today, New Democrats presented their...
NDP stands up to the Liberals for better protection for interns mark_alfred said... http://www.parl.gc.ca/HousePublications/Publication.aspx?Language=E&Mode... http://www.ndp.ca/...
Manitoba to expand child-care system Aristotleded24 said... Look out Quebec, your daycare system has some competition! Quote:The Manitoba government is aiming...
Common Front demonstration 3 Oct lagatta said... I don' t know how this got into the wrong forum. It is in the labour and consumption one, or the...
OFL Sid Ryan's President Report: Choose NDP mark_alfred said... Sid Ryan wrote:I am calling on every worker, in every riding, to make Thomas Mulcair the next Prime...
Wiki Leaks Says TPP Deal May Include Selling Off CBC & Canada Post terrytowel said... Why isn't this getting more press? The Council of Canadians, which leads the Canadian campaign...
Wrong-headed promises on Business and small business tax come down to pandering. And pandering is bad policy. Sean in Ottawa said... In fairness small business advocate organizations are also -- for the most part -- out to lunch....
FTQ union federation no longer endorses Bloc, calls for defeating Conservatives swallow said... Quote:Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau said he wasn’t surprised that an “organization that is openly...

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