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Steelworkers Toronto Area Council on Labour Day 2017. Photo: United Steelworkers/flickr
Ed Finn | The media are now operated like all other big corporations: their overriding fixation is to maximize profits. They see no way of profiting from in-depth labour coverage, so they have scrapped it.
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Jerry Dias | Labour leaders warned that getting rid of mandatory retirement would create a block to young workers entering the workforce.
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Ontario colleges and supporters gathered at Queen’s Park on November 2. Photo: OPSEU/Twitter
Meagan Gillmore | rabble.ca's outgoing labour reporter recaps some of the stories that mattered most in 2017.
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Meagan Gillmore | Latest offer by owners at the CEZinc facility in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield is turned down by 97 per cent of workers
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An Equinox Sport outside the CAMI Equinox manufacturing plant in Ingersoll, Ont. in 2008.
Meagan Gillmore | Nearly 2,800 workers walked off the job at General Motors’ CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ont., on Sept. 17, after contract negotiations with the company broke down.
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New B.C. government sworn in. Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr
Meagan Gillmore | British Columbia's unions are hopeful for increases to minimum wage and improved workers' rights with John Horgan's NDP-Green coalition government.
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Ed Finn | Canadian workers' deaths and injuries more numerous per capita than in most other developed nations.
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Ed Finn | Approximately 1,000 Canadians are killed on the job every year, and approximately another million injured despite laws meant to protect them.
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Image: Sally Field in Norma Rae (1979)
Nora Loreto | As rates are increasing at Cineplex theatres, the corporation's attempt to spin the hikes are dubious at best -- but the CBC still ate it up.
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Teuila Fuatai | Ontario is tackling its outdated labour laws in an extensive multi-year project. Labour reporter Teuila Fuatai looks at the implications of the province's Change Workplaces Review.
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Teuila Fuatai | Canada's Supreme Court ruling in favour of fired nuclear energy worker Joseph Wilson has been rightly revered. But, it's being celebrated for essentially ensuring the law was followed.