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Saskatchewan government passes restrictive and undemocratic labour law changes
May 15, 2013
The Wall government, in its latest bid to quash workers' rights, has passed new legislation which essentially recasts Saskatchewan's entire labour laws.
National Union supports University of Regina international students threatened with deportation
May 10, 2013
Nigerian students Victoria Ordu and Favour Amadi were given the toughest possible punishment for working at Wal-Mart, while apparently Wal-Mart faces no penalty.
Government should improve funding for community living and family services, poll shows
May 8, 2013
British Columbians believe government funding for community-based social services that support vulnerable families should be improved.
National Day of Mourning April 28
April 19, 2013
Every April 28, unions, workers, and organizations in over 100 countries remember workers who have died, were injured or made ill from workplace causes.
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BC's public sector: Decades of cuts have done their damage
April 10, 2013
A report released today by our BC office shows how an understaffed public sector (the smallest in Canada) has left British Columbians vulnerable.
LCBO workers prepared to vote on possible strike action
March 25, 2013
Angered and frustrated by the LCBO proposed four-year wage freeze and a host of other claw backs from their current contract, 7,000 unionized liquor board employees will take an April strike vote.
What we need from the 2013 Federal Budget
March 20, 2013
Good governance begins with transparency. We renew our call on the government to be transparent about what its budgets mean for services, workers, families, communities and the economy.
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OPSEU congratulates Wynne, calls for commitment to “the 99 per cent”
January 28, 2013
Ontario has an opportunity to address many of its problems quickly if guided by fairness.
Growing income gap “the untold story” at the public library
November 2, 2012
The untold story at the Saskatoon Public Library involves the growing gap between those who make a good living working at the library and those who struggle to make ends meet.
Downloading disability support to municipalities “a disaster” for vulnerable Ontarians
October 29, 2012
What we are going to wind up with is a mishmash of services and rates across Ontario with no central oversight and a system that cares less about the individual and more about budgets.
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