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Not quite back to school for Mexican teachers | Aug 25 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Teachers in four Mexican states refused to head back to school on Monday as the teacher-led movement against the president ramps up.
A broad coalition against austerity in Newfoundland | Aug 24 2016 | Scott Neigh | Mary Shortall, Jim Dinn and Sara Langer talk about the new Common Front in Newfoundland and Labrador that is fighting the province's austerity agenda.
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The business case for investing in Canada's auto industry | Aug 24 2016 | Armine Yalnizyan | Contract talks currently underway between Unifor and the Big Three U.S. auto manufacturers raise the old question: does Canada really need an auto industry, especially now that Mexico is a magnet?
Blue jean blues: A closer look at a back-to-school basic | Aug 24 2016 | Kelly Okamura | For a workwear original, cheap denim has a high cost for those who can least afford the health and environmental damage.
The CUB dispute in Melbourne and Fiji nuclear fallout documentary | Aug 22 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Labour news from the Asia-Pacific region and interviews on the CUB dispute in Melbourne and Fiji nuclear fallout documentary.
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Kathleen Wynne tried to use First Nations to silence opposition to Hydro One sell-off. She failed. | Aug 19 2016 | Fred Hahn | Can Ontario's premier admit she was wrong when she rammed through privatization of Hydro One?
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Climate change puts future Summer Olympics at risk, scientists warn | Aug 18 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | A report just published in the British medical journal The Lancet suggests that by the year 2085, almost all of the cities that could host the Summer Games will be too hot for outdoor events.
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Everyone deserves a voice at work | Aug 17 2016 | Kendall Yamagishi | Legal Aid lawyers, who work with some of Ontario's most vulnerable people to ensure they have a voice in our courts, are left without representation themselves because of backwards labour laws.
Peasants are making a comeback | Aug 17 2016 | Wayne Roberts | A conference of rural sociologists at Ryerson brings back to life a hot debate on the past and future of peasants. The future may be hiding in a bush.
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Ontario's 'Red Tape Challenge' a dangerous, hollow media stunt | Aug 15 2016 | Nora Loreto | Kathleen Wynne has declared open season on Red Tape. Workers need to organize to take the initiative back from the bosses.
More scandals hit Australia's concentration camp in Nauru | Aug 15 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and update on the treatment of refugees in Australia's Nauru concentration camp.
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A clash of visions for public postal service: What's at stake at Canada Post | Aug 10 2016 | David Camfield | CUPW's collective bargaining with Canada Post is a rare case of a public sector union not only trying to defend its past gains but also to change the nature of the work its members do.

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Lib government pay system mess affects 80,000 workers mark_alfred said... http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/phoenix-payroll-problems-fix-1.3683735 The government instituted a...
Canada's WWI Internment of Leon Trotsky, and the Captivating Mass Psychoses of antiSemitism and antiCommunism NDPP said... Fascinating read and much that was new to me. Many thanks for posting this Richard! in
Time to nationalize Bombardier mark_alfred said... http://rankandfile.ca/2016/03/29/bombardier-time-to-nationalize/ I just found the above article....
Buy French's ketchup instead of Heinz mark_alfred said... Seems Heinz just up and left, screwing over the workers and farmers in Leamington Ontario. ...
NDP presents anti-scab bill C-234 mark_alfred said... http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-presents-anti-scab-bill Quote: Today, New Democrats presented their...
NDP stands up to the Liberals for better protection for interns mark_alfred said... http://www.parl.gc.ca/HousePublications/Publication.aspx?Language=E&Mode... http://www.ndp.ca/...
Manitoba to expand child-care system Aristotleded24 said... Look out Quebec, your daycare system has some competition! Quote:The Manitoba government is aiming...
Common Front demonstration 3 Oct lagatta said... I don' t know how this got into the wrong forum. It is in the labour and consumption one, or the...
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...
Wiki Leaks Says TPP Deal May Include Selling Off CBC & Canada Post terrytowel said... Why isn't this getting more press? The Council of Canadians, which leads the Canadian campaign...

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Storytime with striking library workers
Essex county library workers will hold events to thank the community for their ongoing support as the strike enters its third month later this week.

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