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Could U of T implement unilateral changes to course evaluations without consent? | Mar 26 2015 | Cristina D'Amico | Make no mistake: academic continuity can guarantee completion of the school year only by robbing students of meaningful learning experiences.
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Labour leader speaks out on Bill C-51 in Parliament | Mar 26 2015 | Ella Bedard | Far reaching anti-terrorist Bill C-51 could be used to muzzle labour and other activist groups, says CLC President Hassan Yussuff to parliamentary committee
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Five reasons TAs and education workers rejected U of T's deal | Mar 25 2015 | Raluca Bejan | The University of Toronto claims the deal rejected by striking CUPE 3902 workers was "generous" -- but TAs are seeing this fight as a chance to shed light on the precarities of academic labour.
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The Target diaries: Emotional breakdown | Mar 23 2015 | anonymous | The stress of the Target closure is taking its toll on the workers who still remain on the job.
Striking U of T and York University education workers rally for accessible, high-quality education | Mar 22 2015 | John Bonnar | Ontario university students pay the highest tuition fees in Canada, averaging $7,539 per year, and the Liberal government spends the lowest amount per student than any other jurisdiction in Canada.
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Love and friendship on the picket line: This week in labour news | Mar 20 2015 | Ella Bedard | Victory! Alberta backs off of Bill 45. Good times: OkCUPE creates extra solidarity. New strikes, information pickets, and a lot more. It's here in the weekly labour roundup.
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Stand up against the deportation of Temporary Foreign Workers scheduled April 1 | Mar 19 2015 | If you're good enough to work, you're good enough to stay
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To whom it may concern: The University of Toronto strike in open letters | Mar 19 2015 | Ella Bedard | The best way to put the strike in context is to read. Many groups have composed open letters as the strike has gone on. We've assembled them here.
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What does social work have to do with the University of Toronto TA strike? | Mar 18 2015 | Marshal German, Raluca Bejan | University of Toronto provost and VP Cheryl Regehr is the administration's public face during the Teaching Assistant strike, now in its third week. She is also an acclaimed researcher in social work.
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Daycare workers take to the picket line in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia | Mar 18 2015 | Ella Bedard | Daycare workers say they can't accept a zero per cent wage increase. Daycare administrators blame the province for lack of childcare funding.
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Temporary foreign workers face deportation come April 1 | Mar 18 2015 | Fatima Syed | Under new legislation, temporary foreign workers will be forced to leave after four years of employment to give way to priority hiring for Canadian employees.
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Victory for health-care workers in Nova Scotia's Bill 1 deal | Mar 17 2015 | Stephen Kimber | Last week, Nova Scotia workers put a stake through the heart of the McNeil government's grand ambition to make workers pay full price for generations of political maladministration and malfeasance.

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NDP caucus instructed not to speak to Halifax Chronicle Herald because of press operators lockout Jacob Two-Two said... I can't see why this would be a problem. Seems like they're doing the right thing here. Am I...
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...
Nova Scotia nurses strike Slumberjack said... Walking off the Job in Progress Quote:Chris Power, chief executive of the Capital District Health...

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Canadian Union of Public Employees
Strike continues at U of T as education workers reject employer's latest offer
By a margin of 1,101 to 992, striking education workers have voted to reject the University of Toronto's most recent offer.

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