Ontario CUPE 3902-01 on legal strike against University of Toronto

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British Columbia Paramedics launch Imagine campaign 2015-03-03 [CUPE]

Ontario CUPE 3902-01 on legal strike against University of Toronto 2015-03-03 [CUPE]

Northwest Territories Hay River strike: new petition asks for mayor to resign 2015-03-03 [My Yellowknife]

British Columbia Municipal Workers Strike Begins In Kitimat 2015-03-03 [CJFW]

Saskatchewan SFL Supreme Court Decision Influences International Labour Law 2015-03-03 [SFL]

Northwest Territories Union rejects town’s offer 2015-03-03 [The Hub]

New legislation could lead to harsher penalties for those who assault transit operators 2015-03-03 [NUPGE]

Bucking the trend: Manitoba defends workers' pensions 2015-03-03 [rabble]

British Columbia Layoffs hit nearly 1,200 Lower Mainland health-care workers 2015-03-03 [The Sun]

Ontario University of Toronto urges teaching assistant union to vote on offer 2015-03-03 [The Globe and Mail]

Ontario York University TAs vote to strike 2015-03-03 [CTV]

British Columbia Hundreds of B.C. hospital workers to be laid off 2015-03-03 [The Star]

Ontario York U teaching assistants, contract staff vote to strike 2015-03-03 [CITY]

Ontario York University, U of T face strikes at same time 2015-03-03 [The Star]

Ontario York University may cancel classes if union votes to strike 2015-03-03 [The Star]

Ontario Cascading cuts result in home care restructuring For more info 2015-03-02 [OCHU]

Nova Scotia Bill 1 rollercoaster continues 2015-03-02 [Rank and File]

Ontario U of T Teaching Assistants reject deal and go on strike 2015-03-02 [Rank and File]

Ontario Possible strike looms at York University 2015-03-02 [The Sun]

Ontario McMaster University supervisor back at work after assault charge dropped 2015-03-02 [The Globe and Mail]

Ontario Most U of T classes to continue as TAs strike on Monday says administration 2015-03-02 [The Star]

Newfoundland and Labrador Rally in Gander on March 4 - United for Coastal Communities 2015-03-01 [FFAW-Unifor]

CMG has reached a tentative agreement with CP 2015-03-01 [CWA]

Alberta Statement of solidarity to workers of Wisconsin from the Alberta Federation of Labour 2015-03-01 [AFL]

Ontario OPSEU Local 249 stages an information picket line in Oakville 2015-03-01 [Inside]

Ontario University of Toronto teaching assistants on strike after surprise vote 2015-03-01 [CTV]

British Columbia Coast guard closures to go ahead, raising fears for safety 2015-03-01 [The Times-Colonist]

British Columbia Patient transfer attendants pushed to strike 2015-03-01 [CUPE]

Alberta CUPE 30 member dies on the job 2015-03-01 [CUPE]

Senate transphobia inexcusable – past time for transgender rights bill, says CUPE Ontario president 2015-03-01 [CUPE]

Newfoundland and Labrador CUPE NL to present to Pre-Budget Consultations in Corner Brook, March 3 2015-03-01 [CUPE]

Nova Scotia CUPE Local 3912 files ‘Bargaining in Bad Faith’ complaint against Dalhousie University 2015-03-01 [CUPE]

Ontario Teaching assistants strike at University of Toronto 2015-02-28 [CBC]

Ontario Unifor vows to keep WAP supplier jobs local 2015-02-28 [The Star]

British Columbia Municipal Workers In Kitimat Prepare for Strike Action -- Impacts Already Being Felt 2015-02-28 [CJFW]

Ontario Deal for Trent student academic workers averts strike 2015-02-28 [The Examiner]

Northwest Territories Stanton hospital staff pleased with beefed-up security 2015-02-28 [CBC]

Victory at the ILO on the right to strike 2015-02-28 [NUPGE]

Northwest Territories Fort Smith Housing Authority workers vote to ratify new contract 2015-02-28 [CBC]

This week's labour news: Labour hits the books 2015-02-28 [rabble]

Ontario U of T teaching assistants on strike after rejecting deal 2015-02-28 [Metro]

Manitoba Low union turnout may set back Selinger leadership campaign 2015-02-28 [CBC]

Nova Scotia Province says it will accept some of James Dorsey's orders 2015-02-28 [CBC]

Alberta Speak up: postal union on mailboxes 2015-02-28 [The News]

Ontario Former Brampton mayor Peter Robertson found not guilty of dangerous driving during picket 2015-02-27 [The Enterprise]

Unifor blasts Air Canada over bargaining move 2015-02-27 [The Star]

British Columbia Clock Ticking Toward Possible Municipal Workers Strike in Kitimat 2015-02-27 [CJFW]

Northwest Territories Union: Hay River mayor trying to divide town as strike continues 2015-02-27 [My Yellowknife]

Ontario Strike averted for University of Toronto teaching assistants 2015-02-27 [The Globe and Mail]

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This month in labour history

4-03-1910 An avalanche in the Rogers Pass, British Columbia kills 58 men on a crew clearing snow from Canadian Pacific Railway tracks. The dead include 32 Japanese workers. [more]

7-03-1978 Women workers begin a 23-week strike for a first contract at a small auto parts plant in Centralia, Ontario. The Fleck workers' militancy wins wide support and shows the need for reforms in labour law. [more]

8-03-1980 In Hamilton, Ontario, an International Women's Day rally features the Women Back into Stelco campaign. A human rights complaint by five women forces a major steel company to change their hiring practices. [more]

10-03-1957 Copper miners at Murdochville, Quebec launch a strike for union recognition. The unsuccessful struggle lasts seven months and the courts award Noranda Mines $1.5 million in damages, to be paid by the United Steelworkers. [more]

12-03-2012 Union organizer and feminist Madeleine Parent, born in Montreal in 1918, dies at age 93 after a lifetime of service to the organization of workers and the cause of social justice. [more]

13-03-1919 In Calgary, Alberta, delegates to a Western Labour Conference support abolition of the system of production for profit and endorse plans to organize workers on industrial lines. The next day they adopt the name One Big Union. [more]

17-03-1960 Five Italian immigrant workers die in an underground tunnel at a watermain construction project in suburban Toronto. The Hoggs Hollow Disaster draws public attention to the unsafe conditions in construction and the exploitation of immigrant workers. [more]

25-03-2006 A business school instructor dies as a result of head injuries received on the picket line at Centennial College in Toronto during a province-wide strike. John Stammers, 62, was a member of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union. [more]

27-03-1912 Thousands of workers start to walk out of railway construction camps on the Fraser River in British Columbia in a strike led by the Industrial Workers of the World. When Joe Hill visits, he writes a song for the Wobbly song book. [more]

31-03-2004 Bill C-45 comes into force, amending the Criminal Code to impose penalties on corporations and managers for violations causing workplace injuries or death. It is named the Westray Bill after the 1992 mine disaster. [more]

31-03-1949 The Canadian Seamen's Union launches a strike to defend union contracts. Shipping companies and Canadian authorities collaborate with the Seafarers' International Union to drive out the CSU. [more]