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Mandatory presence of two crew members in the flight deck: Minister Raitt must demonstrate consistency [CUPE] 2015-03-28

Ontario Beer Can Boycott Expanding Across Ontario [USW] 2015-03-28

Ontario Binding arbitration means U of T strike is over, but issues are not resolved [The Globe and Mail] 2015-03-28

Nova Scotia Union drama: Real showdown coming in Act 2 [The Chronicle-Herald] 2015-03-28

PSAC achieves an agreement with Treasury Board on mental health task force [PSAC] 2015-03-28

Canada Post's Massive 2014 Profit Confirms: No Need To Withdraw Door-to-door Delivery [CUPW] 2015-03-28

Ontario University of Toronto strike over as CUPE 3902 workers enter binding arbitration [CBC] 2015-03-27

Ontario Caribbean Workers On 18-Month-Old Strike Hopeful For Resolution [Pride] 2015-03-26

British Columbia It's 'War' Between the Two Sides in the Municipal Workers Strike in Kitimat [CJFW] 2015-03-25

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Prince Edward Island Using our Power at Election Time 2015-03-28 [CUPE]

Ontario School funding continues to leave students behind 2015-03-28 [CUPE]

Newfoundland and Labrador Day of action on the Health Accord to be held in St. John's 2015-03-28 [CUPE]

Mandatory presence of two crew members in the flight deck: Minister Raitt must demonstrate consistency 2015-03-28 [CUPE]

Ontario Beer Can Boycott Expanding Across Ontario 2015-03-28 [USW]

Ontario Binding arbitration means U of T strike is over, but issues are not resolved 2015-03-28 [The Globe and Mail]

Nova Scotia NSGEU launches radio ad campaign 2015-03-28 [NUPGE]

Nova Scotia Union drama: Real showdown coming in Act 2 2015-03-28 [The Chronicle-Herald]

PSAC achieves an agreement with Treasury Board on mental health task force 2015-03-28 [PSAC]

Treasury Board, PSAC strike groundbreaking mental health deal 2015-03-28 [The Citizen]

British Columbia Union files safety complaint as Southern Railway pays untrained civilian to flag at busy crossing 2015-03-28 [CUPE]

British Columbia Powell River city workers take strong strike vote 2015-03-28 [CUPE]

Canada Post's Massive 2014 Profit Confirms: No Need To Withdraw Door-to-door Delivery 2015-03-28 [CUPW]

Alberta Province “Picking the pockets” of public workers 2015-03-28 [CUPE]

Newfoundland and Labrador NAPE Votes to be Counted Tuesday 2015-03-28 [VOCM]

Journalism under fire: Remembering Ali Mustafa 2015-03-28 [rabble]

Newfoundland and Labrador Union head wants answers on blood collection ‘saga’ 2015-03-27 [The Telegram]

Ontario HSN cuts don't add up, says CUPE local president 2015-03-27 [Northern Life]

Alberta McIver plays dumb on farm workers' rights 2015-03-27 [The Herald]

Nova Scotia Workers rally outside legislature to protest tourism cuts 2015-03-27 [Global]

Ontario Community safety in north Simcoe could be at risk, says protesting CNCC union rep 2015-03-27 [Simcoe.com]

Ontario University of Toronto strike over as CUPE 3902 workers enter binding arbitration 2015-03-27 [CBC]

Support for reducing income inequality comes from unlikely source 2015-03-27 [NUPGE]

Ontario TTC union blocks random drug testing sought by management 2015-03-27 [CBC]

Nova Scotia Leo Glavine introduces health unions bargaining bill 2015-03-27 [CBC]

New Brunswick Unifor seeks to represent Nordia employees in Moncton 2015-03-27 [CBC]

Ontario Postal workers upset over having to deliver controversial newspaper 2015-03-27 [Canoe]

Ontario Tories want Liberals to stop worker’s compensation being used to fund OFL staff 2015-03-26 [The Star]

Ontario Union accuses city negotiating team of being 'disrespectful' 2015-03-26 [CTV]

Ontario U of T president seeks binding arbitration to end strike 2015-03-26 [The Globe and Mail]

Ontario Striking U of T workers call emergency meeting on binding arbitration 2015-03-26 [CTV]

Ontario Striking University of Toronto workers to vote on binding arbitration 2015-03-26 [CBC]

Ontario Unifor protests imminent airport layoffs 2015-03-26 [Unifor]

Newfoundland and Labrador NAPE raises red flag over blood collection changes 2015-03-26 [NUPGE]

Newfoundland and Labrador Union leader upset by awarding of Hebron work to Italian company 2015-03-26 [CBC]

British Columbia WorkSafeBC turned down access to sawmill investigation, inquest hears 2015-03-26 [The Globe and Mail]

Ontario Postal workers upset over having to deliver controversial newspaper 2015-03-26 [The Sun]

Ontario Caribbean Workers On 18-Month-Old Strike Hopeful For Resolution 2015-03-26 [Pride]

Union Protests Lunch Ruling 2015-03-25 [Blacklock's Reporter]

Ontario Five reasons TAs and education workers rejected U of T's deal 2015-03-25 [rabble]

Ontario U of T class held outdoors as strike continues 2015-03-25 [The Star]

Ontario Strikes continue at York, University of Toronto 2015-03-25 [The Star]

Ontario The Public Value of Public Sector Strikes 2015-03-25 [The Bullet]

British Columbia It's 'War' Between the Two Sides in the Municipal Workers Strike in Kitimat 2015-03-25 [CJFW]

British Columbia Rally planned as union looks at potential job loss in face of laundry privatization 2015-03-25 [Info News]

Ontario OPSEU pulls in the big gun for information picket outside Pembroke courthouse 2015-03-25 [The Observer]

Quebec Olymel lays off 50 non-union staff at plant where workers are on strike 2015-03-25 [The Free Press]

Nova Scotia Cape Breton labour leader fought for miners 2015-03-25 [The Post]

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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]