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Nova Scotia Bill 1: The saga continues | Feb 27 2015 | Ella Bedard | The Nova Scotia government fires its arbitrator as labour work to ensure labour rights in the face of Bill 1.
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All your wage gap questions answered | Feb 27 2015 | Kate MacIntruff | The wage gap is a thing. It exists. It isn't pretty. It is the face of discrimination. It isn't going to go away if we close our eyes and hold our breath and count to one hundred.
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B.C. Budget 2015 confirms it: We can afford the $10 per day child-care plan! | Feb 27 2015 | Lynell Anderson | Budget 2015 clearly shows that B.C. can afford to start implementing the $10/day child-care plan now -- and it can choose to do so without raising taxes.
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This week's labour news: Labour hits the books | Feb 27 2015 | Ella Bedard | This week in labour news: Ontario campuses and beyond!
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Tireless promoters of temporary foreign workers have fallen silent...Why's that? | Feb 26 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Common sense says that at this moment, when "everything has changed," the TFW program will have to change too. But don't count on common sense!
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Nova Scotia paves the way for Charter challenge to Health Authorities Act | Feb 24 2015 | Stephen Kimber | Last year, the McNeil government passed the Health Authorities Act, ostensibly (and laudably) to streamline Nova Scotia's health-care system, but also (and shabbily) to game that system.
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Unifor reaches late-night deal with CN | Feb 24 2015 | Ella Bedard | Unifor and CN Rail reached an agreement minutes before the midnight lock-out deadline. Let the ratification vote begin!
Yes, Patricia Arquette was talking about equal pay for ALL women | Feb 24 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Why willfully misinterpret Patricia Arquette's message about the wage gap?
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Target diaries: Bowling for motivation and endurance | Feb 23 2015 | anonymous | As Target employees continue working to close down the store outlets across Canada, one employee of Target Canada is documenting work at Target during its 16-week liquidation.
Caring economics: A primer for counting our real wealth | Feb 22 2015 | Women's International News Gathering Service | Sara Saltee, Director of Leadership and Learning Programs at the Center for Partnership Studies, presents a webinar on methods to gain greater recognition for caregivers and caring work.
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This week in labour news: From railroads to universities, labour is in motion | Feb 20 2015 | Ella Bedard | Here's some of what happened in the labour movement this week.
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The Target diaries: The official 'End of Life' letter | Feb 19 2015 | anonymous | As Target employees continue working to close down the store outlets across Canada, one employee of Target Canada is documenting work at Target during its 16-week liquidation.

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Wal Mart's expansion is about profit, not people
By next January, Wal Mart will have 396 locations in Canada in a move that is more about corporate greed and capitalizing on Target's departure.

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