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Meagan Gillmore | The Administrative Labour Tribunal (ALT) in Quebec has ruled that a portion of the province's Labour Code restricting how much certain public sector employees can strike violates the Constitution.
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Meagan Gillmore | Unions in Nova Scotia are asking to be included in a legal review of a bill that restricts wage increases for public servants and, they say, infringes on their rights to collectively bargain.
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Meagan Gillmore | The union representing workers at the University of Toronto Students' Union (UTSU) says recent layoffs violate the collective bargaining agreement and put students' services at risk.
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Teuila Fuatai | The proposed labour law amendments under Bill 24 that would have affected collective bargaining rights was shelved this month after a successful campaign by New Brunswick unions.
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Stephen Kimber | Nova Scotia premier Stephen McNeil says Nova Scotia's 75,000 public sector workers are welcome to bargain collectively -- so long as they don't expect to negotiate wages.
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Stephen Kimber | More than 300 collective agreements are up for re-negotiation this year in Nova Scotia. Finance Minister Randy Delorey leaves little to the imagination about what the government hopes to accomplish.
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Joel Bakan | The grounds for B.C. government's appeal of Supreme Court ruling for BCTF appears weak. The B.C. government should accept decision on bargaining rights and move on
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Andrew Jackson | Unions are an important force for a more democratic society. That is why it is disturbing that Canadian conservatives have recently embraced the extreme anti-union agenda of the American right.
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Jim Stanford | Caught in a punishing recession that just won't end, many Americans must think they've been transported back to the 1930s. Meanwhile, U.S. labour laws are heading even further back in time.
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Amy Goodman | The failed effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is widely seen as a crisis for the labour movement, and a pivotal moment in the 2012 U.S. presidential-election season.
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Quebec student demonstration March 22, 2012. Photo: pointsdevue/Flickr
Roger Annis | As governments and corporations intensify their attacks on workers' rights and the social wage, a trend of growing resistance is sweeping across Canada.
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March 27 demonstration against Aveos. Photo: Karl Nerenberg
Roger Annis | Government attacks against worker rights and the social wage are threatening hard-earned gains and advances for workers in Canada on many fronts and in many incremental ways.