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Boosting minimum wages, boosting the economy from the bottom up | Oct 20 2016 | Armine Yalnizyan | Boost the minimum wage and you boost the economy, from the bottom up. Here's why we should be raising the roof about the benefits of raising the wage floor.
Building union power by getting rowdy on the shop floor | Oct 19 2016 | Scott Neigh | Basia Sokal and Arlyn Doran talk about shop floor organizing by postal workers in Winnipeg.
Image: Flickr/Brian Yap
Truck workers also stage nationwide strike in South Korea | Oct 19 2016 | Jiselle Hanna | Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and truck drivers' general strike in South Korea.
New bill will move Ontario women closer to being able to live without fear of violence | Oct 18 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Ontario MPP Peggy Sattler's Bill 26 The Domestic and Sexual Violence Workplace Leave, Accommodation and Training Act to be voted on Thursday, October 20.
Taking forward the political vision that inspires the Leap Manifesto | Oct 14 2016 | Roger Annis | The Leap Manifesto is a very important initiative. Radical environmentalists have an important role to play in building on that vision.
Gabriel Allahdua, migrant worker and campaign member, speaks at the Ontario Food
Harvesting freedom and sowing resistance: Migrant workers in Canada demand permanent immigration status | Oct 13 2016 | Binish Ahmed, Navjeet Sidhu | A historic caravan of migrant agricultural workers undertook a 1,500-kilometre journey to Ottawa to rally for permanent immigration status.
Photo: Kevin M Klerks/flickr
Manitoba's Bill 7 invokes democracy even as it threatens the right to unionize | Oct 12 2016 | Sudhir Sandhu | What was seen as bad legislation for Canada, is now being presented as good policy for Manitoba in Bill 7.
Canada's women lagging way behind in the workplace -- and we can do so much better | Oct 12 2016 | Kate Bezanson | Where are all the women in Canada's labour force?
Not Rex: Revolution on! | Oct 12 2016 | Humberto DaSilva | The airwaves and wires are full of circus debates, so the revolution is not being televised!
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Major Honda strike in northern India continuing | Oct 10 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with Shivani, union organizer, on the continuing Honda protests.
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Ontario minimum wage goes up by 15 cents but still falls short of a living wage | Oct 7 2016 | Trish Hennessy | On October 1, the 800,000-plus workers who earn the minimum wage in Ontario received a raise, but don't celebrate too quickly: it went up by a mere 15 cents an hour.
Image: Sally Field in Norma Rae (1979)
Cineplex hikes ticket prices in pursuit of record profits, blames its low-waged workers | Oct 6 2016 | Nora Loreto | As rates are increasing at Cineplex theatres, the corporation's attempt to spin the hikes are dubious at best -- but the CBC still ate it up.

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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...

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United Steelworkers
Operation backpack 2016
For this year's seventh annual Operation backpack 2016, steelworkers gathered at ArcelorMittal's Hamilton East plant and filled 1,000 backpacks with school supplies for students.

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