Senate votes to make it harder for Canadians to join a union

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British Columbia City and striking Castlegar workers to meet monday 2014-12-20 [CUPE]

Manitoba CUPE welcomes new members at Western School division 2014-12-20 [CUPE]

Climate talks advance slowly, activism on the rise 2014-12-20 [CUPE]

British Columbia Nanaimo city workers reach new deal 2014-12-20 [CUPE]

Newfoundland and Labrador Government charged in workplace death of wildlife officer 2014-12-20 [CBC]

New Brunswick Draft budget squeezes police and firefighters 2014-12-20 [CBC]

Harper supports divisive and aggressive attacks on unions 2014-12-20 [rabble]

Senate votes to make it harder for Canadians to join a union 2014-12-20 [CLC]

The Cuban Five are Free! 2014-12-20 [CUPW]

Ontario Over 100 'Community' Mailboxes Broken Into 2014-12-20 [CUPW]

Adrian Peterson suspension: Union takes NFL to court 2014-12-20 [CBC Sports]

Prince Edward Island Private snow-clearing not allowed in downtown, says union 2014-12-20 [CBC]

Ontario Firefighters' union worried about battling highrise blazes 2014-12-20 [CBC]

Ontario Sheet Metal Workers Union steps in to save Wawa's Canada Goose 2014-12-20 [CBC]

British Columbia Britco pork workers join the UFCW 2014-12-19 [UFCW]

Ontario International migrants day December 18 2014-12-19 [UFCW]

Ontario UFCW Canada helps raise awareness of gender-based violence 2014-12-19 [UFCW]

Quebec Workers at Structure Lefebvre and Beniot join the UFCW 2014-12-19 [UFCW]

Nova Scotia Former NewPage workers pension case settled 2014-12-19 [CBC]

Ontario New Deal for Unifor Members at Hoshizaki House 2014-12-18 [CKDR]

Nova Scotia Water workers give CUPE second strong strike mandate 2014-12-18 [CUPE]

Newfoundland and Labrador Worker's vow to fight pension consessions 2014-12-18 [CUPE]

Ontario New hotline for patients affected by homecare cuts 2014-12-18 [CUPE]

Ontario Wheres the funding (WTF) roadshow touches down in Windsor 2014-12-18 [CUPE]

Ontario Hydro privatization a boondoggle in the making 2014-12-18 [CUPE]

Ontario Cupe calls on government to repeal dangerous sex worker law 2014-12-18 [CUPE]

PSI statement on migrants day 2014-12-18 [CUPE]

Saskatchewan CUPE pension town hall 2014-12-18 [CUPE]

Yukon Whithorse workers file complaint 2014-12-18 [CBC]

Newfoundland and Labrador Sex workers protest for safe conditions 2014-12-18 [CBC]

Ontario OPSEU seeks injuction on social assistance software 2014-12-18 [CBC]

Ontario Union wants CAMH criminally charged after nurse 'beaten beyond recognition' For more info 2014-12-16 [Toronto Star]

CUPW sues Wiesenthal CEO Benlolo, Sun Media for defamation 2014-12-16 [Canadian Jewish News]

Ontario Ontario Liberal funding plan is LESS than Harper's federal transfers For more info 2014-12-16 [OCHU]

Ontario Sick Kids hospital staff to rally today for the same disability benefits as other Ontario hospital staff For more info 2014-12-16 [OCHU]

Ontario Not getting the home care you need? CUPE hotline For more info 2014-12-16 [CUPE]

Newfoundland and Labrador Bell Island hospital faces 'critical' nursing shortage, union says 2014-12-16 [CBC]

British Columbia Parallel 49 craft brewery union vote result of 'growing pains' 2014-12-16 [CBC]

We Can't Afford To Slow Down the Fight For Human Rights 2014-12-15 [Huffington Post]

Leading change at Unifor 2014-12-15 [InHouse]

Doctor’s Perfect Response to Employers Who Require Doctor’s Notes for Sick Days 2014-12-14 [22 Words]

Alberta 3 temporary foreign workers killed in crash near Sylvan Lake 2014-12-14 [CBC]

Manitoba Brian Sinclair: Manitoba Nurses Union weighs in on inquest report 2014-12-14 [CBC]

Three Essex County men accused of extorting money from temporary foreign workers 2014-12-14 [Windsor Star]

Foreign workers: Microsoft gets green light from Ottawa for foreign trainees 2014-12-14 [CBC]

'Anti-prostitution law' raises fears for sex workers' safety 2014-12-14 [Guardian]

Ontario Not getting the home care you need? For more info 2014-12-12 [CUPE]

PSAC to Senate: Stop Bill C-525 2014-12-12 [PSAC]

British Columbia Nurses' union calls for better security in psychiatric facilities 2014-12-12 [CBC Radio]

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This month in labour history

6-12-1921 J. S. Woodsworth, a Methodist minister who was charged with seditious libel during the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919, is elected as the Labour Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre. An advocate for the rights of labour, he is re-elected five times. [more]

11-12-1984 The United Auto Workers Canadian Council decides to separate from the international union and form UAW-Canada, later the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW). [more]

18-12-1916 In Trail, British Columbia, the socialist union organizer Ginger Goodwin is elected secretary of the local Mill and Smeltermen’s Union, his first union position. [more]

19-12-1945 The historic 99-day strike at Ford in Windsor, Ontario ends with an agreement to have Supreme Court Justice Ivan C. Rand arbitrate a new collective agreement, which leads to adoption of the Rand Formula for union security. [more]

20-12-2001 In a union appeal against an Ontario law, the Supreme Court of Canada rules that the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms protects the right of agricultural workers to trade unionism and collective bargaining. [more]

30-12-2011 An unprecedented global solidarity campaign by the Steelworkers forces an end to the 6-month long lockout at the Rio Tinto smelter in Alma, Quebec. [more]

31-12-1958 In Newfoundland, members of the International Woodworkers of America go out on strike against the Anglo-Newfoundland Development Company. The struggle for union rights draws attention across Canada when Premier Joe Smallwood decertifies the union. [more]