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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 | It's dark days at the Halifax Chronicle Herald as negotiations continue to fail and workers prepare to strike. Teuila Fuatai spoke with Herald photojournalist Christian Laforce.
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Teuila Fuatai | News of significant staff cuts at some of Canada's largest media outlets in recent weeks has reignited debate about the future of journalism.
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Nora Loreto | Thousands of workers were laid off last December. With the new year, progressives need to find ways to organize these workers to help them and their families.
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anonymous | My final workday at Target Canada was a short four-hour shift. The last installment of the Target Diaries.
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Ella Bedard | As Canada faces the biggest private-sector closure in recent history, the terms of severance are still to be determined for 17,600 Target workers who will soon be out of a job.
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Ella Bedard | Less than two years in Canada, Target is leaving "an incredible legacy of scorched earth," having delivered two historic blows to Canadian retail workers.
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Amy Goodman | Four hardy souls from rural Illinois joined tens of thousands of people undeterred by threats of Hurricane Isaac during this week's Republican National Convention.
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Jim Stanford | There's an interesting new research report from Statistics Canada profiling workers who were displaced in the recent recession and comparing the outcomes to previous recessions in earlier decades.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | The super rich are different from you and me. For one thing, their tax rates are lower.
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Zach Carter | After months of modest gains, the U.S. economy lost 125,000 jobs during June. That’s the worst jobs-related news this year.
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Zach Carter | Congress returns from its April recess this week with financial reform at the top of its to-do list.