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Join the Fight for 15 and Fairness

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In at least 15 communities across Ontario people are going to be coming together on April 15, 2016 to demand that the Wynne government stand for $15 and Fairness when they publicize their proposed labour law reforms.  Click here to find out about an event near you.  

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Halifax Chronicle Herald workers keep up pressure to end the strike

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It's been nearly two months since newsroom workers at the Halifax Chronicle Herald took up strike action.

Doughnuts, coffee and supermarket vouchers have been passed out at the picket line, as the unionized workers -- originally 61 in number -- protest major changes intended for their collective.

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Garment factory workers in Bangladesh need support, solidarity, not boycott

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When I think of Bangladesh, the disaster at Rana Plaza is the first thing that comes to mind. On April 24 2013, a factory building on the outskirts of Dhaka collapsed, killing over 1,100 workers and injuring over 2,500 more.

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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 |
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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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Chronicle Herald labour battles:

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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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