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Students demand action on student debt and youth unemployment | Nov 20 2014 | Ella Bedard | The Canadian Federation of Students say that politicians are willing to pay lip service to student issues, but offer little more than that.
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Mediation fails, Nova Scotia's Bill 1 moves to arbitration | Nov 19 2014 | Ella Bedard | After weeks in mediation, a settlement could not be reached between Nova Scotia's four health-care unions and acute care employers.
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Have artists become their own patrons in Quebec? | Nov 19 2014 | Francis Fortier | It's hard to know exactly how much is being invested, in both time and money, into the audiovisual sector by artists themselves. A conservative estimate would be between $10 and $13 million a year.
Unions have a lot to teach parliament in dealing with sexual harassment | Nov 19 2014 | J. Baglow | Could the House of Commons learn from the unions, for once?
We need to address poverty in Manitoba's throne speech | Nov 18 2014 | Jim Silver | An issue that needs to be addressed in the forthcoming throne speech on November 20, is the persistence in Manitoba of a deep, complex and damaging poverty.
The 'opportunity' to work for free | Nov 18 2014 | Scott Vrooman | Working for free is an "opportunity" in the same way that a dumpster behind a Taco Bell is an all-you-can-eat buffet.
Ontario's economic update: Pieced together with string and masking tape | Nov 18 2014 | Sheila Block | Ontario released its Fall Economic Update and Fiscal Review. Both revenues and economic growth are slightly lower than expected. But, the government is sticking to its deficit reduction plan.
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Canadians deserve a universal early childhood education and childcare system | Nov 17 2014 | Molly McCracken, Susan Prentice | Last week hundreds of educators, academics and activists gathered in Winnipeg for a national childcare conference, united by a vision of a universal early childhood education and childcare system.
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Most families lose out in Harper's new tax plan | Nov 17 2014 | Ashley Splawinski | The fight for what's better for Canadian families continues. Will it be Harper's "family-focused" tax cuts or can the NDP sway people with their child care plan?
Women garment workers in Indonesia | Nov 15 2014 | Diana Beaumont, Jiselle Hanna | Labour news from the Asia Pacific region. Interview with Dian Trisnanti, about a documentary project on women garment workers in Indonesia.
Why the economy sucks, in one chart | Nov 14 2014 | Toby Sanger | If everything is in place according to the Conservatives' economic ideology -- balanced budgets, low taxes, low interest rates, free trade, low wage growth -- why does the economy suck?
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Union vows to campaign against Harper | Nov 14 2014 | Ella Bedard | The union that represents professional public sector employees announced that it will deviate from its long-held policy of neutrality to oppose Harper in the upcoming federal elections.

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MB Director for right-wing fundamentalist Christian organization acclaimed as PC canadiate in Radisson ghoris said... The Tories' stupidity knows no bounds. Way to appeal to urban voters, guys. They *might* have been...
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
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