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Workplace health and safety: 'We asked for workers; we got people instead' | Oct 31 2014 | Lynne Fernandez | The dissonance between wanting workers and getting people is never going to go away. The Occupational Health Centre has never forgotten that work should be about people and dignity and safety.
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Canada loses to Mexico: Was Ford ever planning to invest in Windsor? | Oct 30 2014 | Ella Bedard | Given the current state of the North American auto industry, automakers have no incentive to invest in Canada.
Is Big Oil a big job creator? | Oct 29 2014 | Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood | By manipulating the numbers, the oil industry is trying to put a positive spin on a non-story. If there's a benefit to the Canadian economy from the oil sands, you won't find it in the job market.
Corroded media conglomerates should not dictate democratic policies | Oct 28 2014 | Elisha Allensen | So, unions aren't allowed to endorse candidates in elections, but media outlets are? That doesn't seem fair.
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Strike notice served on St. Lawrence Seaway | Oct 28 2014 | Ella Bedard | Safety on the St. Lawrence Seaway is a major issue in a labour dispute involving five Unifor locals who say hands-free moorings are a major safety concern.
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Lockout ends but pension troubles continue for Saskatoon transit workers | Oct 28 2014 | Ella Bedard | Transit workers reject two-tiered pension plan in Saskatchewan, refusing poverty wages.
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Ratification at Woodgreen: Another victory for Workers United | Oct 28 2014 | Ella Bedard | After two weeks on strike, the mostly female workforce at Woodgreen Community Services have reached a collective agreement.
Episode 159: Jobs, jobs, jobs ... or lack thereof | Oct 27 2014 | Victoria Fenner | Unifor, Canada's largest private sector union, hosted a conference called The Good Jobs Summit on October 3-6, 2014. Here are some highlights.
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Dear 99%: Universal child care? No thanks, we're good. Sincerely, the 1% | Oct 24 2014 | Erika Shaker | Welcome to the kinder, gentler individualism, where poor-bashing is replaced with poor-benevoling. It was on display in mid-October when the federal NDP introduced its plan for $15/day child care.
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rabble.ca welcomes labour beat reporter Ella Bedard | Oct 24 2014 | rabble staff | rabble.ca covers the labour movement where other media ignore it. Ella Bedard is our labour beat reporter for 2014. To find out more, read on.
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Labour endorsements in Ontario's municipal elections | Oct 24 2014 | Ella Bedard | Not sure which candidates are the most labour-friendly? Never fear, Ella Bedard has created a handy list of endorsements by labour unions. Happy voting everyone!
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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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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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