Quebec Student activities cancelled as teachers work to rule

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Ontario Toronto Oct 3: Working for each other, working for ourselves: a revolutionary worker-organizer summit; Hosted by Toronto IWW For more info 2015-10-03 [Toronto IWW]

Quebec Student activities cancelled as teachers work to rule 2015-09-03 [The Gazette]

Ontario Catholic teachers to see pay raise in tentative deal with province 2015-09-03 [The Globe and Mail]

British Columbia UBC faculty urge university to release more information on former president’s departure 2015-09-03 [The Globe and Mail]

British Columbia Picket lines go up at Simon Fraser University For more info 2015-09-03 [TSSU]

Navigating the ins and outs of workplace cultural diversities 2015-09-02 [Rank and File]

Ontario Commissionaires picket CFB Kingston for sick leave 2015-09-02 [Rank and File]

Ontario Elementary Teachers' job action targets management not students 2015-09-02 [rabble]

Ontario Airport cabbies prepared to make some noise: Unifor 2015-09-02 [The Sun]

Ontario Striking after-hours CAS workers reject latest offer 2015-09-02 [The Star]

British Columbia Qualicum Beach Council demand prompts bad faith bargaining complaint 2015-09-02 [CUPE]

Quebec Quebecor locks out workers from Mirabel printing plant, seeks new mediator 2015-09-02 [The Gazette]

Ontario Rally to save home mail delivery to take place outside Scarborough Centre MP’s office 2015-09-02 [Inside]

Ontario Hydro One workers to get shares in newly privatized utility, plus raises, but government says it’s ‘net zero’ 2015-09-02 [The National Post]

CanJet Suspends Operations Effective Immediately, Union Shocked 2015-09-02 [Huffington Post]

Ontario Posties campaign rolls into Timmins 2015-09-02 [The Press]

CUPE’s connection to the Harperman song! 2015-09-02 [CUPE]

Ontario Emergency After Hours Staff overwhelmingly reject CAS’s ‘so-called final offer’; month-long strike continues 2015-09-02 [CUPE]

Ontario Tamir’s developmental service workers urge agency to protect services by using funding “the way it was intended” 2015-09-02 [CUPE]

Ontario CUPE education workers in Ontario plan job action for beginning of school year 2015-09-02 [CUPE]

Ontario Hydro One signs labour deal ahead of controversial privatization plan 2015-09-01 [The Globe and Mail]

Alberta Labour group began in Lethbridge 2015-09-01 [The Herald]

British Columbia Nurses Union and province announce program to boost safety as violent attacks on health care staff rise 2015-09-01 [The National Post]

Quebec Workers on campus troubled by alleged Bill 100 violation 2015-09-01 [The Daily]

Ontario Postal workers to hold Town Hall candidates meeting 2015-09-01 [Bay Today]

Ontario Jerry Dias, Unifor head, urges Ottawa airport to join labour negotiations 2015-09-01 [CBC]

Ontario Roy Noja, Ottawa taxi driver who filmed Uber drivers, no longer a union official 2015-09-01 [CBC]

Ontario OPSEU launches campaign to organize part-time college support workers 2015-09-01 [NUPGE]

Alberta Temporary foreign worker stuck picking bottles in Fort Macleod 2015-09-01 [CBC]

Ontario Factory owner quotes, misrepresents scripture in punishing workers who unionized 2015-09-01 [rabble]

British Columbia Camaraderie and new skills highlight young workers’ conference 2015-09-01 [CUPE]

Quebec Schools grapple with reality of budget cuts with toilet paper rations and no morning milk 2015-09-01 [CBC]

Quebec SAQ defends monopoly on liquor sales in face of Robillard report 2015-09-01 [CBS]

Ontario School support workers to escalate job action in latest bargaining move 2015-09-01 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario Company fighting union based on its religious beliefs doesn’t have a prayer 2015-08-31 [Globe and Mail]

Ontario Business closes *on religious grounds* after workers vote to unionize 2015-08-31 [Mennonite World Review]

A tax credit for teachers is no solution 2015-08-31 [Rank and File]

British Columbia Women of Steel packs school supplies for local students 2015-08-31 [The Free Press]

Quebec Parents, teachers protest education cuts 2015-08-31 [CTV]

Ontario CUPE Ontario's education workers plan job action for beginning of school year 2015-08-31 [CUPE]

Ontario Non-teaching school staff warn of possible strike 2015-08-31 [The Star]

Ontario Union members vote to step up job actions to pressure province 2015-08-31 [CBC]

Nova Scotia Working While Black 2015-08-31 [USW]

Alberta Silas: Time to Get Loud and Take Action! 2015-08-31 [UNA]

Bell Aliant contracting out jobs to India 2015-08-31 [Unifor]

We are saddened by the tragic events in Virginia 2015-08-31 [CWA]

Harperman case: Can public servants be political activists? 2015-08-30 [CBC]

The Popularity of Labour Unions Are On The Rise As Millennial Support Grows 2015-08-30 [Teamsters]

Ontario Why Ottawa's airport cabbies are right 2015-08-29 [The Citizen]

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This month in labour history

3-09-1894 Labour Day is observed for the first time as a statutory public holiday, under a law introduced that year by the Conservative prime minister Sir John Thompson. [more]

8-09-1886 The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Saskatchewan Division No. 322, is formed in Medicine Hat. It is the first union chartered in what later becomes Alberta. [more]

11-09-1916 A second disaster strikes the huge cantilever bridge under construction at Quebec City. Another 13 lives are lost in addition to the 75 deaths in the first collapse in 1907. The bridge, completed in 1917, is still standing today. [more]

12-09-1945 In Windsor, Ontario, the United Auto Workers launch a strike against the Ford Motor Company that lasts for 99 days and leads to the Rand Formula for union security. [more]

15-09-1933 A general strike begins in the factories in Stratford, Ontario and spreads across the city. Troops and armoured cars are called out. [more]

16-09-1913 The New Brunswick Federation of Labour is organized at Saint John, New Brunswick. It remains Canada's second oldest surviving provincial federation. [more]

16-09-1912 Vancouver Island coal miners begin what becomes a two-year strike for workplace safety and union recognition. To defeat the miners' union, the companies bring in strikebreakers and the province calls out the militia. [more]

23-09-1873 The Canadian Labour Union is founded in Toronto. This first attempt to organize a Canadian labour central finds limited support, mainly from skilled workers in Ontario. [more]

24-09-1963 The Canadian Union of Public Employees, now Canada's largest union, is founded in Winnipeg through a merger of two earlier organizations and soon becomes a major force in the union movement. [more]

25-09-1995 Unions supporting the Liverpool Dockers Solidarity Campaign participate in national actions using the internet. This is believed to be the first time the net was used to organize an international labour solidarity action. [more]

26-09-1888 A by-election in Montreal East returns Canada's first independent labour Member of Parliament. A printer by trade, Alphonse-Télesphore Lépine is a leading figure in the Montreal Trades and Labour Council and the Knights of Labour. [more]

29-09-1931 A strike by coal miners from Bienfait, Saskatchewan comes comes to a head with the fatal shooting by police of three strikers during a protest on the main street in Estevan. [more]