Quebec Montreal school bus drivers reject deal, could strike again

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Trudeau pushed by unions to compensate workers for stress caused by Phoenix pay 2018-02-17 [Global News]

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Ontario Fragmentation in Toronto’s Hotel Sector 2018-02-14 [The Bullet | Steven Tufts]

Ontario Firm that failed to pay translators ‘aggressively targets’ new immigrants, court says For more info 2018-02-13 [Toronto Star]

Unifor to testify against workplace surveillance 2018-02-13 [Unifor]

Quebec Transco Montréal bus drivers reject contract offer 2018-02-13 [The Gazette]

Quebec Montreal school bus drivers reject deal, could strike again 2018-02-13 [CBC]

Quebec Union gives out heartbreak badges symbolizing nurses' overwork 2018-02-12 [The Gazette]

Quebec Les travailleurs de Molson refusent les propositions patronales 2018-02-12 [Teamsters]

Reconciliation, a difficult journey for the Aboriginal peoples in Canada 2018-02-12 [Equal Times]

Northwest Territories Power Corporation Employees Vote to Strike 2018-02-11 [UNW-PSAC]

Alberta UNA congratulates AUPE and its new Auxiliary Nursing Care members but advises use of more accurate bargaining unit terminology by AUPE 2018-02-11 [UNA]

Quebec Government Calls for Negotiated Settlement to ABI Smelter Lockout 2018-02-11 [USW]

Canadian Embassy's Role Questioned in Mexican Delegation's Complaint to Integrity Commissioner 2018-02-11 [USW]

Quebec Union, Government Await ABI’s Return to Bargaining Table 2018-02-11 [USW]

Ontario Teaching and Learning While Black 2018-02-11 [ETFO]

Manitoba Virden paramedic wants top job at MB’s biggest union 2018-02-11 [The Empire-Advance]

Unions are Great 2018-02-11 [NUPGE]

Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour Wants Province to Listen Before Budget 2018 2018-02-11 [VOCM]

PSAC to start bargaining process for 100,000 federal government workers in March 2018-02-10 [PSAC]

Ontario P3 privatization scheme runs late in Ottawa 2018-02-10 [NUPGE]

Nova Scotia NSGEU Spells It Out for McNeil Liberals: There is a crisis in health care 2018-02-10 [NSGEU]

Nova Scotia Health Care Crisis can no longer be ignored by McNeil 2018-02-10 [NSGEU]

Nova Scotia NSGEU President asks Premier to meet him at Emergency Department to see the crisis for himself 2018-02-10 [NSGEU]

British Columbia MoveUP applauds B.C. government announcement on minimum wage increase 2018-02-10 [MoveUP]

Once again Machinists field largest group in CLC Lobby 2018-02-10 [IAMAW]

British Columbia Minimum Wage to Top $15 by 2021 2018-02-10 [The Tyee]

British Columbia Lowered expectations: BC NDP’s path to $15 2018-02-10 [Rank and File]

Ontario Union members put pressure on labour leaders for higher wages 2018-02-10 [CTV]

Newfoundland and Labrador High-Ranking NAPE Officials Return Through Acclamation 2018-02-10 [VOCM]

British Columbia Working families to get better access to prescription medication 2018-02-10 [HEU]

British Columbia Province takes action to raise minimum wage, review Labour Code 2018-02-10 [HEU]

Statement by the Canadian Council of the CLC on Unifor's Disaffiliation 2018-02-10 [CUPE]

New Brunswick Black History Month in NB 2018-02-10 [CUPE]

British Columbia CUPE 411 files Human Rights Complaint against Trustee and SD33 2018-02-10 [CUPE]

British Columbia Conference prepares CUPE health workers for bargaining 2018-02-10 [CUPE]

Ontario School bus strike rumours completely false 2018-02-10 [Unifor]

British Columbia Capilano University workers react to disappointing government minimum wage increase as they gear up for strike votes this week 2018-02-10 [MENA]

WestJet's first ever union talks hit turbulence 2018-02-10 [CBC]

Manitoba Safeway workers' union hopes for strike mandate to back contract talks 2018-02-10 [CTV]

Manitoba Union holds strike vote for all Safeway stores in Manitoba 2018-02-10 [CBC]

ALPA files unfair labour complaint against WestJet and WestJet Encore 2018-02-10 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

StatsCan: Higher minimum wage provinces outperform others 2018-02-10 [$15 and Fairness]

Ontario New collective agreement ratified at City TV, OMNI in Toronto 2018-02-10 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

WestJet pilots’ union files complaint over airline’s recruitment for discount carrier Swoop For more info 2018-02-09 [Toronto Star]

Northwest Territories Union broadens strike rhetoric, threatening NTPC walkout 2018-02-09 [Cabin Radio]

Manitoba Safeway workers to decide on strike mandate 2018-02-09 [The Free Press]

Driverless Trucks Are Wiping Out Jobs 2018-02-09 [People's Voice]

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This month in labour history

3-02-2005 Ontario's Liberal minister Gerard Kennedy describes 'strike' as 'a bit of a five-letter word' in the education sector [more]

6-02-2012 Eleven farmworkers, including nine migrant workers from Peru, are killed in a highway crash at Hampstead, Ontario. The tragedy highlights unsafe conditions in the sector and the exploitation of seasonal workers. [more]

9-02-1869 Birth of James Bryson McLachlan, at Ecclefechan, Scotland. As a union leader in Canada he becomes the champion of the Nova Scotia coal miners and a leading spokesman for the cause of labour radicalism. [more]

10-02-1928 At the Hollinger Consolidated Gold Mine at Timmins, Ontario, the largest in North America, 39 miners are killed when a fire spreads carbon monoxide through the workings. There is no rescue plan in place and it takes five days to put out the fire. [more]

11-02-1908 Eight workers are killed in an explosion at the Standard Explosive Company works on Île Perrot, near Montreal. [more]

11-02-1963 At Reesor Siding, near Kapuskasing, Ontario, eleven union members are shot, three fatally, in a confrontation over pulpwood supplies for a strikebound mill. Three of the attackers are later fined for possessing dangerous firearms. [more]

14-02-1949 In defiance of provincial laws, asbestos workers in Québec begin a four-month strike for better wages and workplace safety. With strong public support for the miners' cause, the strike becomes a forerunner of the province's Quiet Revolution. [more]

15-02-1982 All 84 crew on board are lost when an oil-drilling rig capsizes and sinks in a storm on the Grand Banks off Newfoundland and Labrador. The Ocean Ranger disaster is attributed to failures in structural design and inadequate safety measures. [more]

17-02-1944 Wartime unrest convinces the federal government to bring in an emergency order, P.C. 1003. It requires employers to recognize and bargain with unions supported by the majority of employees. This sets a standard for postwar labour relations law. [more]

19-02-2017 Labour leader Bob White dies at 81 years of age. He is remembered as a founder of the Canadian Auto Workers and a popular president of the Canadian Labour Congress. [more]

21-02-1891 At Springhill, Nova Scotia an explosion takes the lives of 125 men and boys in the province's largest coal mine disaster. They leave more than 200 widows and children. [more]

25-02-1931 In Toronto more than 500 women dressmakers protest sweatshop conditions in the needle trades and begin a strike for better wages and union recognition. Large numbers of scabs and police are deployed. [more]