Labour

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Budget 2015: The inequality budget | Apr 27 2015 | Lynne Fernandez | Rather than showing their fiscal responsibility by creating good jobs and investing in citizens, the Harper government has secured the position of Canada's richest.
Photo: flickr/Roland Tanglao
Good jobs and better climate hinge on public transit decisions | Apr 27 2015 | Eric Doherty | If we want job creation and pollution reduction in Canada, then there is an obvious solution: invest in public transit across Canada.
Funeral procession for boat refugees, April 23, 2015 - Brussels. Photo: Amnesty
The Mediterranean refugee crisis is a human-made disaster | Apr 24 2015 | Rick Salutin | Could we please stop treating refugees who drown in the Mediterranean as if they're another earthquake or tsunami? This isn't a natural disaster, it's a hands-on human one.
Photo: Flickr/library and Archives Canada
This week in labour: Budget fails and municipal woes | Apr 24 2015 | Ella Bedard | With many an austere budget announced this week, April austerity forecasts major unrest in May.
Photo: Ella Bedard
Service cuts in Ontario's austerity budget spark protest | Apr 24 2015 | Ella Bedard | Public workers protest cuts in Ontario’s new austerity budget, which is in step with austerity agenda at the federal level.
Protests against the GST in Malaysia and the use of repressive legislation | Apr 24 2015 | Piergiorgio Moro, Sam | Regional updates and interview with Arul, general secretary of Socialist Party of Malaysia, on arrests, repression and the GST in Malaysia.
Photo: People's Social Forum
What is the labour movement doing to prepare for the next election? | Apr 23 2015 | Ella Bedard | Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yussuff talks strategy for the upcoming federal election.
Finance Minister Joe Oliver in January 2015 (CC 2.0)
Budget 2015: We don't need a surplus, we need jobs | Apr 21 2015 | David Macdonald | Given the economic climate, we thought infrastructure spending would make an important appearance in Joe Oliver's first budget. And it did: in 2019.
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Conservative budget balanced on the backs of the unemployed | Apr 21 2015 | Angella MacEwen | Joe Oliver's 2015 federal budget was superficially balanced, but under the surface are very real imbalances -- a generational imbalance, and environmental imbalance, and an infrastructure imbalance.
Stephen Harper in Saskatoon, March 2015
Budget 2015: Here's a cheque, now go create some jobs | Apr 21 2015 | Kate McInturff | Here's the Conservative job plan: cut an enormous, expensive cheque for the wealthiest among us and hope really hard that they create jobs.
Photo: flickr/Dean Hochman
The Target diaries: Short and sweet ending | Apr 20 2015 | anonymous | My final workday at Target Canada was a short four-hour shift. The last installment of the Target Diaries.
Photo: Mike Licht/flickr
Ontario Equal Pay Day 2015: Time to close the pay gap | Apr 20 2015 | Mary Cornish | For the second year, the Ontario government officially recognizes Equal Pay Day, a day dedicated to shining a light on the persistent problem of pay inequities experienced by women in the province.

Events

Toronto
Tue, Apr 28, 2015
National Day of Mourning
Toronto
Wed, Apr 29, 2015
Media Works launch party

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NDP caucus instructed not to speak to Halifax Chronicle Herald because of press operators lockout Jacob Two-Two said... I can't see why this would be a problem. Seems like they're doing the right thing here. Am I...
Connection between C-51 and Aboriginal and labour rights KenS said... There is quite a bit of discussion of this in aboriginal-oriented Facebook groups (and presumably...
Beer can boycott expands across Ontario NorthReport said... Come on let's all get behind this boycott and say no to union-busters and scabs Beer Can Boycott...
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...

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Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
ETFO receives 'no board' report from Minister of Labour
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario has received a 'no board' report from the Minister of Labour, putting ETFO in a legal strike position as of May 10, 2015.

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