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Steelworkers welcome Mount Polley mine spill investigation and inquiry | Aug 19 2014 | John Bonnar | Union concerned about the failure's impact on workers, local communities, First Nations and the environment.
Election analysis from India and Indonesia | Aug 16 2014 | Diana Beaumont | News from Iraq and Palestine. Then we analyse what the election results in Indonesia and India will mean for workers and the poor.
Unions matter. So why does Canada pretend like they don't? | Aug 14 2014 | Nora Loreto | Why is the Harper government constantly attacking unions? Is it because they promote economic equality and fairness? Probably! This handbook shows the value of unions to Canadian society.
UFCW files human rights complaint before BC Human Rights Tribunal | Aug 13 2014 | John Bonnar | UFCW Canada is asking the BC Human Rights Tribunal to conduct an inquiry into gender-based discrimination practiced by SAWP employers in B.C. against Mexican migrant agricultural workers.
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Charities push back against Harper, refuse to be victims | Aug 12 2014 | Gareth Kirkby | The Harper government is attacking Canadian charities that don't fit the Conservative worldview. Will these charities become victims? Nah, not a chance!
Then and now: Shining a light on labour struggles | Aug 11 2014 | Pat Kerwin, Retiree Matters | While the horrors of 19th-century coal mining are behind us, today we face similar challenges and examples of labour struggles. And we face the same voices telling us we can't improve things.
Marie Clarke Walker: End the occupation of Gaza now! | Aug 11 2014 | Marie Clarke Walker | On Sunday August 10 at the All Out for Gaza! rally and protest in Toronto, Marie Clarke Walker, Vice President of the Canadian Labour Congress, delivered this speech to the crowd.
The regional issues facing the people in the Pacific Islands | Aug 8 2014 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Interview with Nic McLellan, Pacific region activist and writer, on the Pacific Island forum and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.
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Declining pensions and bargaining power: The pension fight in Canada | Aug 6 2014 | Michal Rozworski | What's the key to defending pensions in Canada? If the story about Canada is true, the pension fight might not be won in parliament or in courts as much as on the picket line and in organizing drives.
Temporary Foreign Worker Program: TFW - WTF? roundtable | Aug 6 2014 | The F Word | The F Word airs a roundtable discussion about the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in Canada that No One Is Illegal hosted on June 17 in Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories.
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Aiding and abetting austerity: The social democratic rhetoric of retreat | Aug 6 2014 | Michael Laxer | There is little doubt that if we give up the revenue and ability to create meaningful programs, stimulus and infrastructure, we will not have the money to do these things.
From anarchic punk rocker to federal MP: The politicization of Charlie Angus | Aug 4 2014 | Meg Borthwick | Meg Borthwick speaks with MP Charlie Angus for our Revolution 101 series about his activist work, past and present.

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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
Say what! Hudak renounces anti-union right to work laws mark_alfred said... There are some in the business community who like the Rand formula, because it's easy to administer...

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Canadian Union of Public Employees
City walks away from pension talks: Refuses to Honour Our Deal
After calling City employees back to the table for pension talks, Regina has walked away from further negotiations.

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