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Migrant farmworkers call on Trudeau for permanent residency

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On Monday, migrant farmworkers and allies rallied outside of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office to kick off their yearlong "Harvesting Freedom" campaign to fight for permanent residency.

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January 20, 2016 |
You can help to bring justice to workers at Covered Bridge Potato Chips. Send a message to the company to get back to bargaining a fair contract.

Chronicle Herald labour dispute escalates as company prepares to lock out workers

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January 13, 2016 |
Public outrage has driven Covered Bridge Potato Chips to take down its Facebook page to hide comments blasting the company for refusing to negotiate a fair contract with its workers.

Canadian unions celebrate defeat of C-377, international attacks against unions intensify

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UPDATE Jan. 28, 2016: Today Justin Trudeau’s Liberals tabled legislation to repeal Harper's anti-union Bills C-377 and C-525. While the Conservative-majority senate has hinted it might block the repeal legislation, with no enforcement mechanism in place, these bills appear destined for the dustbin.

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On December 16, management at the Rideau Carleton Raceway Slots locked out 124 of its workers. Here are eight things you should know about the current situation.
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Workers at the Best Western Seven Oaks in Regina, Saskatchewan are on strike. No backpay, lost benefits, and no fair wage await these workers. But you can help do something about it.
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