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Photo: TAWC: Toronto Airport Workers' Council facebook group
Airport workers demand fair wages, better jobs on May Day | May 2 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Toronto airport workers celebrated May Day with a rally demanding equal pay for equal work, $15 minimum wage, sick days and an end to precarious work.
Montreal May Day
May Day 2016: Support protesters in Montreal | May 2 2016 | Demand an independent investigation of the police response to May Day protesters and support their demands.
30 people dead, hundreds wounded, thousands displaced because of a petrochemical complex explosion in Mexico | May 2 2016 | Stand with the workers and the community and demand justice this May Day
Promising, paid internships at unionized media disappearing as industry crumbles | Apr 29 2016 | Errol Salamon | Aspiring journalists are at risk of losing these opportunities to become better journalists as media companies continue to cut jobs in order to reduce organizational spending.
High risk of injury for young workers prompts B.C. schools and students to act | Apr 29 2016 | Sarah Beuhler | A new pilot project in B.C. aims to address the risks associated with work and raise awareness about young workers' rights in the workplace.
Saskatchewan workers have a right to belong to the union they choose | Apr 29 2016 | Tom Graham | New labour legislation in Saskatchewan means employers can remove supervisors from their union.
Photo: Parkdale libararians Miranda Huska and Portia Dodds in action
Toronto library workers fight against austerity as strike looms | Apr 29 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Library workers prepare for a looming strike deadline on Monday May 2 as key issues like job security and funding are negotiated this weekend. Teuila Fuatai spoke with two workers about the situation.
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Insightful Parkland study of how media covers workplace injuries helps put yesterday's tragedy in perspective | Apr 28 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Media and employers cannot be depended on to make Alberta workplaces safer. Only government can do this job. A new report by the Parkland Institute shows the way.
Photo: flickr/iwishmynamewasmarsha
National Day of Mourning: Unions urge us to mourn the dead and fight for the living | Apr 28 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Workers across Canada and around the world today stand united in the fight for better health and safety in the workplace.
Photo: flickr/Wayne S. Grazio
Working and dying in the sharing economy | Apr 28 2016 | Nora Loreto | In a Brave New World of unregulated capitalism, how long will it be before the first lives are taken by the sharing economy?
Photo: RicLaf/flickr
Journalism and democracy in the Chronicle Herald strike | Apr 27 2016 | Andrew Biro | The Chronicle Herald strike shows how labour disputes are often about struggles over expertise and authority in the work process. And it shows the importance of responsible journalism for a democracy.
Migrant agricultural workers dreaming a better future | Apr 27 2016 | Scott Neigh | Min Sook Lee and Evelyn Encalada talk about organizing among migrant farm workers in Canada and about the new documentary film Migrant Dreams.

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OFL Sid Ryan's President Report: Choose NDP mark_alfred said... Sid Ryan wrote:I am calling on every worker, in every riding, to make Thomas Mulcair the next Prime...
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NL Liberals cut to the bone but pay negotiators more than $350 per hour to privatize public services
At a time when the Newfoundland and Labrador government is saying they have no money for libraries, they do have the cash to hire a law firm for over $350 an hour to handle public sector negotiations.

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