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Saskatchewan SFL Meets With New Victims of Temporary Foreign Worker Program [SFL] 2014-04-23

Ontario S.A.M.E. tour a tremendous success raising awareness of migrant issues [UFCW] 2014-04-23

British Columbia Steelworkers' Stop The Killing Campaign Picks Up Support [USW] 2014-04-23

Nova Scotia Solidarity in unionism and the arts [The Chronicle-Herald] 2014-04-23

Postal Banking Symposium to Share International Success Stories [CUPW] 2014-04-23

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The Infinite Energy Illusion: A Climate/Justice Commentary [Our Times] 2014-04-22

Prince Edward Island CUPW canvassing to save home mail delivery [CBC] 2014-04-22

Union taking fight over essential workers to court [The Citizen] 2014-04-22

Sydney Crown attorney hails 'historic agreement' [The Post] 2014-04-21








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Saskatchewan SFL Meets With New Victims of Temporary Foreign Worker Program 2014-04-23 [SFL]

Ontario UFCW Canada leads the way at Equal Pay Day rally in Toronto 2014-04-23 [UFCW]

Ontario S.A.M.E. tour a tremendous success raising awareness of migrant issues 2014-04-23 [UFCW]

British Columbia Steelworkers' Stop The Killing Campaign Picks Up Support 2014-04-23 [USW]

Ontario Miners Face Extreme Stress: Sudbury Forum 2014-04-23 [USW]

Unifor supports Hasssan Yussuff for CLC President 2014-04-23 [Unifor]

Unions Matter - new CFLR book provides a powerful tool in the pushback against inequality 2014-04-23 [NUPGE]

NUPGE endorses Ken Georgetti for CLC President 2014-04-23 [NUPGE]

Union sounds alarm over food safety program 2014-04-23 [The Globe and Mail]

Newfoundland and Labrador Future Bleak Unless Quota Distribution Changed: FFAW 2014-04-23 [VOCM]

Nova Scotia Solidarity in unionism and the arts 2014-04-23 [The Chronicle-Herald]

Ontario Toyota unionization battle could continue for months: analyst 2014-04-23 [CTV]

Ontario Liberals vow to index child benefit and boost daycare wages 2014-04-23 [The Star]

British Columbia No dedicated food inspectors in Vancouver after CFIA cuts, says union 2014-04-23 [CBC]

Postal Banking Symposium to Share International Success Stories 2014-04-23 [CUPW]

A year after the Rana Plaza collapse, Canadian clothing makers lag their global peers 2014-04-23 [Canadian Business]

The Infinite Energy Illusion: A Climate/Justice Commentary 2014-04-22 [Our Times]

Ontario Public sector health spending lags For more info 2014-04-22 [OCHU]

British Columbia Vernon Worker Displaced by Temporary Foreign Workers 2014-04-22 [Global]

Ontario Union blames Air Canada for video of baggage being dropped 2014-04-22 [News 1130]

Prince Edward Island CUPW canvassing to save home mail delivery 2014-04-22 [CBC]

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Alberta CUPE invites UNA members to Misericordia Hospital pension rally April 22 2014-04-22 [UNA]

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New poster available for celebrating Earth Day on April 22 2014-04-22 [UFCW]

British Columbia Postal workers claim low-tech problems at Canada Post in Richmond 2014-04-22 [News 1130]

Women's work and the systemic reasons behind the gender pay gap 2014-04-22 [rabble]

Nova Scotia Crown attorneys win 12.5% pay raise 2014-04-22 [CBC]

Ontario While U of T faculty mulls union certification, some profs are opposed 2014-04-22 [Yahoo]

Union taking fight over essential workers to court 2014-04-22 [The Citizen]

Bag handlers in rush to get planes out on time, union says after video outrage 2014-04-22 [CTV]

Ontario Toronto strikers bump up boycott tatics 2014-04-21 [Labor Notes]

Raising Our Expectations 2014-04-21 [The Bullet]

Atlantic Council Wrap up 2014-04-21 [Unifor]

Manitoba MGEU members at the Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre ratify agreement 2014-04-21 [NUPGE]

Saskatchewan Layoffs delayed at Regina truck manufacturer 2014-04-21 [CBC]

Ontario Police, firefighters should not be paid the same, Fontana says 2014-04-21 [The Free Press]

Sydney Crown attorney hails 'historic agreement' 2014-04-21 [The Post]

Unions, Democracy and Equality Series Now Available 2014-04-21 [CCPA]

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Alberta Pension legislation coming very soon 2014-04-20 [CUPE]

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Georgetti Seeking Re-election 2014-04-20 [Win Together]

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Ontario Toronto Strikers Bump Up Boycott Tactics  ActNOW!  2014-04-18 [Labour Notes]

Ontario Carnival Draws Noisy Union Boycott Over Its CEO’s Other Gig  ActNOW!  2014-04-18 [Bloomberg]

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This month in labour history

3-04-1872 250 women garment workers strike against 5 factories in Toronto. Other strikes followed until uniform wages were established. [more]

4-04-1935 The Relief Camp Workers Union strikes in BC. This is the start of what became the On To Ottawa Trek. [more]

8-04-1937 4,000 workers walk out of the General Motors plant in Oshawa Ontario in a bid for union recognition. [more]

9-04-1983 The Ontario government bans strike-related misconduct by employers after Claude Doligdeen is killed on a picket line. [more]

11-04-1972 The Quebec Common Front starts a province-wide general strike. [more]

14-04-1872 1 in 10 Torontonians join a rally in solidarity with striking printers to demand a 9-hour work day. [more]

19-04-1974 Postal workers begin a 7 day illegal strike that wins women the same pay as men and a general increase in wages. [more]

23-04-1937 Striking workers win major concessions from General Motors. The strike is referred-to as the 'birth of industrial unionism'. [more]

23-04-1956 The Canadian Labour Congress is formed by the merger of the Trades and Labour Congress and the Congress of Labour. [more]

27-04-1983 Alberta government passes legislation denying firefighters and healthcare workers the right to strike

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28-04-1984 The Canadian Labour Congress proclaims world's first National Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured by their jobs. [more]