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Municipal workers locked out in Happy Valley-Goose Bay | Jan 23 2015 | Ella Bedard | Snow is piling up in the streets after municipal workers were locked out by the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
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What does the Bill 1 decision mean for Nova Scotia health-care unions? | Jan 22 2015 | Ella Bedard | Arbitrator's ruling creates new possibilities for union representation in Nova Scotia's re-organized health-care sector.
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Ontario school board democracy is on the chopping block | Jan 22 2015 | John Cartwright | The Ontario government has ordered the Toronto District School Board to make drastic changes, and is clearing the way to close up to 100 schools.
Canada's pay gap: Who gets paid more? | Jan 21 2015 | Kate McInturff | If private sector compensation looked more like public sector compensation, the gender wage gap would narrow, discrimination would diminish, and CEOs would take a pay cut.
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Bill 1 decision charts future for Nova Scotia's health-care unions | Jan 19 2015 | Ella Bedard | Arbitrator James Dorsey strikes a compromise for unions, leaving some controversial elements still to be determined.
RCMP union: Solidarity forever? | Jan 17 2015 | J. Baglow | The Supreme Court has upheld the right of RCMP officers to organize a union. Is this really a victory for working people?
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Jobs lost as Xtra folds print edition, goes online only | Jan 15 2015 | Ella Bedard | The 31st anniversary of Xtra will be the last time it publishes on paper. The iconic gay and lesbian publisher is going digital-only, with jobs lost in the process.
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17,600 workers lose as Target Canada closes its operations | Jan 15 2015 | Ella Bedard | Less than two years in Canada, Target is leaving "an incredible legacy of scorched earth," having delivered two historic blows to Canadian retail workers.
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Worker deaths deserve criminal investigations, says OFL president Sid Ryan | Jan 15 2015 | Ella Bedard | Two directors from New Mex Canada Inc. in Brampton will spend 25 days in jail for a worker's death, but are not charged under the Criminal Code. Why?
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Employment insurance and Harper's flexibility fanaticism | Jan 14 2015 | Katie Mazer | Federal governments have recited the tired story of unemployed people and seasonal workers as lazy. But isn't reducing access to EI and creating a disposable workforce actually lazy governance?
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Will arbitrator uphold labour rights for Nova Scotia health-care workers? | Jan 13 2015 | Stephen Kimber | By this time next week, government-appointed mediator-arbitrator Jim Dorsey is expected to hand down his final report into which health-care worker should be represented by which health-care union.
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Linamar deal a good start, but Canada needs a comprehensive auto strategy | Jan 13 2015 | Ella Bedard | Unifor says it's happy to see investment in the auto industry, but hopes that future plans will be less ad hoc.

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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...
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Bill 1 arbitration decision orders a collaborative bargaining structure
Nova Scotia government's health care restructuring legislation allows the existing health care unions to create province-wide collective bargaining agents.

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