Ontario Health Fair provides vital information and services to migrant workers

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Ontario Unifor host RPN Forum 2014-07-28 [Unifor]

British Columbia Striking Cascade workers turn up heat 2014-07-28 [Unifor]

Alberta New website connects new Nurses with their Union 2014-07-28 [UNA]

Ontario Unifor, TTC to meet 2014-07-28 [TB Newswatch]

Manitoba Province says it's looking into assistance for first responders with PTSD 2014-07-28 [CTV]

Ontario Personal support workers say wage hike is “a start” 2014-07-28 [The Star]

New Brunswick Brunswick Smelter employees in strike position 2014-07-28 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

New Brunswick Deal for New Brunswick nursing home workers 2014-07-28 [Metro]

Ontario Guelph transit lockout: Union to meet with city this week 2014-07-28 [CBC]

Canadian Pacific protests reinstatement of worker 2014-07-28 [OHS Canada]

Alberta Foreign workers mowing Calgary parks upsets union 2014-07-28 [CBC]

Ontario UFCW 1000A loud and proud at Brockville Pride parade 2014-07-28 [UFCW]

Ontario Health Fair provides vital information and services to migrant workers 2014-07-28 [UFCW]

Nova Scotia Lawtons Drugs Halifax location votes 'YES' to join the union 2014-07-28 [UFCW]

PSAC releases new video: Standing together for bargaining, standing together for public services 2014-07-28 [PSAC]

Federal court upholds PSAC alternation victory 2014-07-28 [PSAC]

Ontario Federation of Labour activating war room to help Olivia Chow 2014-07-28 [News 1130]

Quebec Montreal police plan more protests over Quebec’s pension reform 2014-07-28 [The Globe and Mail]

Quebec Unions reach deal in principle with Montreal, Lac-Leamy casinos 2014-07-28 [The Gazette]

Cocaine use by train engineers seen as a disability 2014-07-28 [The Gazette]

Emergency responders across Canada seeking better treatment for PTSD 2014-07-28 [CTV]

Ontario U.S. Steel filings raise shakeup concerns at former Stelco 2014-07-28 [BNN]

Is PEN recent target in politically motivated tax audits? 2014-07-27 [NUPGE]

Global Union urges WTO to deal with development issues 2014-07-27 [NUPGE]

British Columbia BCGEU urges people to Shop Public! at B.C. government liquor stores 2014-07-27 [NUPGE]

Ontario Workers herald call for mandated developmental services and an end to wait lists, raise concerns over funding 2014-07-27 [CUPE]

CUPE takes part in water convoy to Detroit 2014-07-27 [CUPE]

British Columbia Pete Seeger sing-out a big hit at Jericho 2014-07-27 [CUPE ]

Alberta PC Leadership candidates embrace LRT without considering funding implications 2014-07-27 [CUPE]

Quebec Montreal police call in sick to protest pension reforms 2014-07-27 [CBC]

Unifor to discuss junior hockey with Ontario government 2014-07-27 [TSN]

Quebec Montreal police call in sick to protest planned pension changes 2014-07-27 [CTV]

Quebec Denis Coderre says police union will pay for mass sick day tactic 2014-07-27 [CBC]

New Brunswick Steelworkers Call on Glencore to Agree to a Fair Deal 2014-07-26 [USW]

British Columbia Teachers stand pat on picket line 2014-07-26 [The News]

British Columbia Labour board raps IKEA over incentives for locked-out workers 2014-07-26 [The Sun]

Ontario City of Guelph ready to consider ‘reasonable’ counter-offer from transit union 2014-07-26 [The Mercury]

Quebec Montreal workers dress down to protest pension bill 2014-07-26 [CBC]

Alberta Province remains one of the most dangerous places in Canada to work, especially for young workers 2014-07-26 [NUPGE]

British Columbia IKEA rapped for unfair labour practices in year-long lockout 2014-07-26 [CBC]

British Columbia LRB rules in favour of striking IKEA workers in Richmond 2014-07-26 [Global]

Newfoundland and Labrador Wabush Mines potential sale good for workers: union president 2014-07-26 [CBC]

Ontario Ball is in the city’s court in transit lockout 2014-07-25 [The Mercury]

Quebec Union urges municipal employees to abandon uniforms 2014-07-25 [The Gazette]

Mobilizing Temporary Migrant Workers 2014-07-25 [The Bullet]

Ontario More trouble looms for Hamilton’s U.S. Steel plant in aggressive cost-cutting drive 2014-07-25 [The Spectator]

Nova Scotia Antigonish locked out electrical workers reach a deal 2014-07-25 [CBC]

British Columbia To Praise Ginger Goodwin Is to Revere a Radical 2014-07-25 [The Tyee]

Newfoundland and Labrador Union agrees to 5-year contract to work if Wabush Mines sold to MFC 2014-07-25 [CBC]

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This month in labour history

1-07-1935 A rally called by striking relief workers and their supporters is attacked by police in Regina, Saskatchewan. [more]

2-07-2008 After a bitter 14 month strike, workers at Le Journal du Quebec ratify a new collective agreement. [more]

3-07-1979 Dockers in St. John New Brunswick wildcat, refusing to load nuclear supplies destined for military-ruled Argentina. [more]

5-07-1923 Miners and steel workers in Sydney, NS, struck for higher wages and union recognition. A government investigating commission accepted their demands. [more]

7-07-1983 Operation Solidarity begins a series of protests and strikes against the BC Social Credit government`s economic and social policies. [more]

9-07-1793 Upper Canada (now Ontario), becomes the first British colony to outlaw the import of new slaves, although existing slaves remain unfreed [more]

11-07-1962 Saskatchewan doctors’ strike in an effort to stop the implementation of medicare. The strike fails. [more]

13-07-2009 3,400 USW 6500 members at Vale Inco in Ontario start year-old strike against attack on their pensions. [more]

13-07-2007 The Supreme Court finds that collective bargaining is protected under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. [more]

14-07-1918 Grace Hartman is born. In 1975 she would become President of CUPE, the first woman to lead a national union in North America. [more]

14-07-1946 The history-making strike by Hamilton Steelworkers against Stelco begins. [more]

18-07-1946 The Major of Hamilton throws his support behind striking Steelworkers at Stelco and opposes anti-strike legislation. [more]

18-07-1910 Grand Trunk Railroad workers strike in Ontario. The company and the militia respond in what was called "Brockville’s Violent Summer ". [more]

18-07-1921 4 trade unionists, members of the Dominion Labour Party (DPL), were elected to the Alberta legislature. [more]

18-07-1968 A postal strike involving 24,000 workers began. It ended Aug. 9. [more]

19-07-1961 The New Democratic Party is formed, an alliance of unions and the former CCF. [more]

23-07-1914 Near the end of the Saint John Street Railwaymen's strike 10,000 supporters burn streetcars and face cavalry charges. [more]

23-07-1894 Labour Day is declared a national holiday. [more]

24-07-1914 10,000 gather in solidarity with striking street railway workers in St. John New Brunswick. Cavalry failed to disperse the crowd [more]

24-07-1941 700 workers wildcat at the Alcan plant in Arvida QC. The next day 5200 occupy the plant. The Federal gov't claims enemy sabotage. 4 days later a wage increase sees the plant back in production. [more]

25-07-1955 The Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers Union sponsors a concert by US singer/actor Paul Robeson at the Peace Arch in BC. It was Robeson's first trip outside the US after being blacklisted and having his passport seized. [more]

27-07-1918 Ginger Goodwin, miners union organizer, is shot in the back and killed by a special constable. [more]

28-07-1981 A 125 day strike begins at Stelco in Hamilton when USW 1005 members walk. [more]

31-07-1990 A 95 day strike by USW 1005 begins at Stelco in Hamilton. [more]