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Fast food strike and protest for a $15/hour minimum wage. Photo: Fibonacci Blue/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | Doug Ford is scrapping labour legislation, updated last year after a two-year review with extensive public consultations, and replacing it with a bill hastily assembled behind closed doors.
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Premier Wynne and Minister Flynn discussed the province's Changing Workplace Review at Toronto's YWCA. Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/flickr
Meagan Gillmore | Multiple people addressed committee hearings about Ontario's proposed changes to labour laws, which would raise the general minimum wage and introduce 10 days of emergency leave.
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Meagan Gillmore | A 2014 study found that a third of respondents had experienced domestic violence. Of those, more than half said they'd experienced it at or near their workplaces.
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Photo of Ontario Labour Minister Kevin Flynn via mama! mia!/flickr
Meagan Gillmore | Businesses have nothing to fear about the government's proposal to hike minimum wage to $15 an hour, say some Ontario small businesses and worker advocates.
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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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Teuila Fuatai | In part two of rabble's minimum wage series, labour reporter Teuila Fuatai looks at who is most affected by low wages and what life can be like living below the poverty line.
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Angela Regnier | Take a stand against exploitative employment practices at universities
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Iglika Ivanova | Our current approach to providing social protections was designed around the old permanent employee model and does not fit the new job market reality. It's time for our social policy models to change.
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Alex Hunsberger | Ontario politician Tim Hudak wants to push through 'right-to-work' laws in Canada. While many know they aren't good for labour, not as many know these laws got their legs from U.S. segregation.
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H.G. Watson | In December, Alberta passed two bills restricting labour activities in the province. On Tuesday January 28, a temporary stay was issued on Bill 46 due to an appeal by the AUPE.
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Stuart Trew | The Harper government and European Commission still cannot agree on how to handle labour and environmental rules in the recently "concluded" Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement negotiations.
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David J. Climenhaga | You can only wonder if the Redford Government is now trying to get into the Guinness Book of World Records for the fastest broken promise in history.