|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Don't look for any Conservative to confess they were wrong about the CN rail strike. Admitting error -- even when it's blatantly obvious -- is just not in their political DNA.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The UCP won't risk passing legislation bad enough to become part of the federal election campaign in battleground Ontario until after the vote. Bill 9 buys time.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Today the UCP is introducing legislation called the Public Sector Wage Arbitration Deferral Act, a lead-up to the government's presumed plans to roll back the wages of public employees.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Despite the herculean efforts of the North American right, it would seem increasing numbers of workers are doing the math.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | While details are still scarce, this agreement with AUPE seems unlikely to give the opposition very much to get its critics' teeth into.|
|News Meagan Gillmore | Manitoba unions have filed an injunction to stop a recently passed law that would freeze public service employees' wages, saying it violates their constitutional right to freedom of association.|
Good news-bad news for Tory candidate Maxime Bernier as Boston Stranger packs up his carpet bag and heads homeDavid J. Climenhaga | A good news-bad news story for Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier -- Kevin O’Leary was his chief competitor; O'Leary's endorsement isn't going to help.
Big changes coming to academic faculty, graduate student and postdoctoral bargaining rights in AlbertaDavid J. Climenhaga | It's worth asking the question if over time this approach could lead to the creation of an Academic Faculty Union of Canada?
Alberta finally moves, cautiously, toward reforming labour laws, more boldly to ban cash-for-blood transactionsDavid J. Climenhaga | Alberta's labour laws haven't been meaningfully updated since 1988, but the NDP government plans consultations before introducing needed changes.
|Blog 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.|
|Podcast Redeye Collective | Two weeks ago Canada Post issued 72-hour lockout notice to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. But management withdrew its lockout notice when it didn't get the backing of the Liberal government.|
|News Teuila Fuatai | The $2.2 billion budget allocates less money than the previous year to 13 of 28 schools with nearly $2.1 million trimmed from one of the schools.|
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