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Victory for Workers United local 2641 in Guelph | Oct 21 2014 | Ella Bedard | Workers United members fight two-tiered contracts and win!
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What are Community Benefit Agreements? | Oct 17 2014 | Ella Bedard | At the Good Jobs Summit, Community Benefit Agreements were one of the proposed ways of creating good jobs. But what does a Community Benefit Agreement really mean?
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UP! How the NL government and its unions solved their pension problem | Oct 16 2014 | Hans Rollman | In a country characterized by increasingly confrontational labour relations, an unlikely story of cooperation and negotiation emerges. Are there lessons for the rest of the country?
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Health care unions fight to preserve worker rights despite Nova Scotia's Bill 1 | Oct 16 2014 | Ella Bedard | 45 day mediation period begins in the wake of Bill 1's passing. Nova Scotia health care unions say that the Bill violates workers' Charter rights.
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End of home mail delivery to be challenged in Federal Court | Oct 16 2014 | Ella Bedard | A new case against ending home mail delivery: It goes against the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the decision should be made by parliament, not the crown corporation itself.
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Ontario labour market still struggling to recover | Oct 15 2014 | Kaylie Tiessen | Ontario's unemployment rate may have dropped in September 2014 to its lowest level since October 2008, but this is still not evidence of a labour recovery.
Watch: Defend Our Pensions! Toronto rally | Oct 14 2014 | Rebel Sage | Check out this great series of videos from the October 8 Defend Our Pensions! Rally in Toronto.
We need to talk about pensions with upcoming generations | Oct 14 2014 | Barbara Jones, Retiree Matters | We need to educate workers that pensions are not automatic nor do they happen by magic. Many pension plans only came about because of unionized workers walking picket lines in many strikes.
Nova Scotia offers insight to Canadian left for 2015 | Oct 14 2014 | David Bush | Simply faulting the NDP without doing the work that will create the conditions for an organized left that can express a real alternative is an abdication of our responsibility.
Twelve Canadians - Ken Lewenza | Oct 12 2014 | Stephen Dale | A profile of former CAW leader Ken Lewenza
Watch: We have a better plan for Canada Post | Oct 11 2014 | rabble staff | CUPW has a better plan for Canada Post: a plan that can secure the future of the crown corporation without cutting the services.
New study shows the post office should offer financial services | Oct 10 2014 | Brenda McAuley | Privatization would have disastrous consequences for the Canadian public, by resulting in even more increased prices and poorer service, particularly for rural Canada. How do we stop it?

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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...
Coerced De-Certification - Independent Advice Needed abnormal said... I doubt there's much case law on this one.  You indicate that Company B doesn't want the union...
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says the high Youth Unemployment Rate is Fictitious abnormal said... Not sure where the 23% number comes from so before I can comment can someone give me a link? in
Government takes on union-busting moves to end port strike at Port Metro Vancouver epaulo13 said... Government takes on union-busting moves to end port strike at Port Metro Vancouver The BC...
60 hour work week. Laudable? mark_alfred said... Here's a good article:  Your 60-Hour Work Week is Not a Badge of Honour. in

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