Global warming, Canada's unions and the new, climate change-denial government in Ottawa | Nov 30 2015 | Roger Annis | The new government in Ottawa is an important occasion to revisit everything about Canada's place in a wolrd of war and climate change upheaval.
Closing the gender pay gap is long over due | Nov 27 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | April 20, 2015 was Ontario's Equal Pay Day. This illustrates how far into the current year women must work in order to earn the same amount men earned the previous calendar year.
Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr
Five signs the B.C. economy is weak and what this means for Budget 2016 | Nov 26 2015 | Iglika Ivanova | This week, the provincial government released its update on where provincial finances are at six months into the fiscal year and where the economy is heading. The news is not very good.
Photo: Kevin M Klerks/flickr
Manitoba's shrinking economic inequality: Who's keeping score? | Nov 25 2015 | Lynne Fernandez | Could the Manitoba government do more? Absolutely. Is there room for criticism? No doubt. But let's play fair.
Photo: Amber Case/flickr
Strengthening the heart of Ontario universities with good academic jobs | Nov 25 2015 | Brynne Sinclair-Waters, Graeme Stewart | Ontario needs to invest in our universities to boost the number of professors and academic librarians, and to ensure that every academic job is a good job.
Labour protests against APEC summit in the Philippines | Nov 25 2015 | Jiselle Hanna | Labour updates of workers' struggles in the Asia-Pacific region and opposition to the APEC summit in the Philippines.
Decent work is getting harder to find in the non-profit sector | Nov 24 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Precarious employment has become standard practice in the not-for-profit sector and is not only adversely affecting the lives of workers.
Image: Flickr/pmwebphotos
It's time for labour to fight back against the TPP | Nov 24 2015 | Nora Loreto | Now that the dust has settled from the election, labour activists must figure out how to resist the TPP.
Photo: flickr/ Alan Levine
Changes desperately needed for Canada's immigration and refugee policy | Nov 20 2015 | Edward C. Corrigan | After 10 years of the Harper government, it is absolutely necessary that Justin Trudeau and the Liberal government improve immigration, refugee and citizenship policy in Canada.
Overthrow the system! The fight for women's rights needs a socialist revolution | Nov 19 2015 | Faline Bobier | The historic battles for women's rights are well documented, so why are we still fighting the same fights? If we truly want progressive change, we need a new revolution.
Photo: OFL Communications Department/flickr
Precarious workers: Government can't ignore its own | Nov 18 2015 | Randy Robinson | The government of Ontario says it wants to help workers in precarious jobs. It overlooks an important fact, however: for a growing number of precarious workers, government itself is the employer.
Photo: Chris O'Gorman welcomes labour beat reporter Chris O'Gorman | Nov 18 2015 | rabble staff | is happy to announce that Chris O'Gorman will be joining the team as our labour beat reporter for 2015-16.

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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...
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Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
ETFO joins calls for public hearings on Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal
"Such trade deals have restricted our government's ability to regulate in the public interest while at the same time protecting and privileging the interests of multinational corporations," said ETFO.

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