Quebec Common Front may hold strike day Dec. 9

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Ontario Wages Head Up At Health Unit 2015-11-27 [Bayshore]

British Columbia Union worried about another round of cuts at New Horizons 2015-11-27 [The Mirror]

British Columbia Unionized municipal workers reach deal with District of Sooke 2015-11-27 [The News-Mirror]

Ontario Ontario overestimates deficit -- for the sixth year For more info 2015-11-27 [OCHU/CUPE]

Newfoundland and Labrador VON closure leaves unionized workers 'shocked' 2015-11-27 [CBC]

Ontario Guards at CNCC in Penetanguishene not impressed by tentative agreement, says local union president 2015-11-27 []

Quebec Common Front may hold strike day Dec. 9 2015-11-27 [CTV]

‘Overwhelming’ response to mine dust project 2015-11-27 [The Press]

Nova Scotia Labour board ruling baffles Egg CEO, confirmation he has sh*t for brains 2015-11-27 [The Chronicle-Herald]

Prince Edward Island Striking Charlottetown blood services workers get talks going again 2015-11-27 [CBC]

Nova Scotia Post employees allege firing unfair 2015-11-27 [The News]

Ontario Toronto union calls on city to end precarious work 2015-11-27 [Metro]

Ontario How much must provincial funding for Ottawa hospitals increase just to reach the average in the rest of Canada? For more info 2015-11-26 [OCHU/CUPE]

Ontario Private operators squeeze nurses in public home care 2015-11-26 [The Star]

British Columbia BCGEU defending members and the travelling public in the East Kootenay 2015-11-26 [NUPGE]

Yukon Yukon trade workers reach deal on hospital expansion project 2015-11-26 [CBC]

Quebec Blue collar workers demonstrate after holding special union meeting 2015-11-26 [CBC]

Nova Scotia NSTU negotiator urges teachers to approve deal 2015-11-26 [The Chronicle-Herald]

Strengthening the heart of Ontario universities with good academic jobs 2015-11-26 [rabble]

Nova Scotia Labour Board rules against Egg Films lockout 2015-11-26 [The Media Co-op]

British Columbia Job action begins at first trucking company, could spread to others 2015-11-26 [Unifor]

Quebec Charbonneau report pushes to make whistleblowing worth it 2015-11-26 [CBC]

British Columbia Building Trades critical of BC Hydro contract award for main civil work at Site C 2015-11-25 [BC Building Trades]

Ontario Liberals short-changing North Bay hospital patient care by nearly $23 million each year 2015-11-25 [CUPE]

British Columbia CUPE 3886 reaches tentative agreement with Royal Roads 2015-11-25 [CUPE]

Ontario OPSEU's President slams Liberals over crisis in correctional services 2015-11-25 [NUPGE]

Nova Scotia Egg Films ‘unlawfully locked out its employees,’ N.S. board rules 2015-11-25 [The Chronicle-Herald]

Prince Edward Island Striking P.E.I. blood services workers take their fight to Ottawa  ActNOW!  2015-11-25 [CBC]

Ontario Corrections bargaining unit reaches tentative deal with Ontario government 2015-11-25 [OPSEU]

New Brunswick NBU reaches tentative deal for members at Loch Lomond Villa 2015-11-25 [NUPGE]

Ontario OPSEU to hold town hall meeting in St. Catharines to discuss quality of home care 2015-11-25 [OPSEU]

Illustrating the Freelancer’s Organizing Model - The Graphic History Collective Unionizes 2015-11-25 [Unifor]

Canadian Hillman Prize Entry Deadline 2015-11-25 [Unifor]

The labour movement should say NO to war! 2015-11-25 [Rank and File]

Ontario Decent work is getting harder to find in the non-profit sector 2015-11-25 [rabble]

Ontario The province and Corrections workers must still ratify proposal 2015-11-25 [The Free Press]

Mining experts weigh in during international safety conference 2015-11-25 [Northern Ontario Business]

Quebec Responding To Quebec's Provocation Of The Public Servants Unions 2015-11-25 [Huffington Post]

It's time for labour to fight back against the TPP 2015-11-25 [rabble]

Ontario LCBO safest place to sell pot: OPSEU president 2015-11-25 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

British Columbia Teamsters to represent Site C camp attendants 2015-11-24 [Alaska Highway News]

Quebec Public sector unions' rolling strike wave 2015-11-24 [Rank and File]

Nova Scotia Halifax's plans to improve snow clearing 'inadequate,' union says 2015-11-24 [The Chronicle-Herald]

Quebec French public school teachers threaten to stage three-day strike in December 2015-11-24 [The Gazette]

Ontario LiUNA Welcomes Recommended Reforms to the Ontario College of Trades 2015-11-24 [LIUNA]

Ontario Toronto's workers launch campaign for Good Jobs 2015-11-24 [CUPE]

Ontario Labour dispute between Ontario and correctional staff halts training 2015-11-24 [CBC]

Ontario Carleton post-docs mull strike vote as negotiations for first contract drag on 2015-11-24 [The Citizen]

Newfoundland and Labrador Minister Judy Foote Addresses FFAW, Reiterates Federal Promises 2015-11-24 [VOCM]

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This month in labour history

1-11-1956 At Springhill, Nova Scotia 39 men are killed and 88 are rescued after an explosion and fire in one of Canada’s deepest coal mines. [more]

3-11-1908 The Fishermen’s Protective Union is formed in Herring Neck, Newfoundland and Labrador. The union attracts strong support and achieves significant political influence. [more]

6-11-1945 Striking Ford workers and supporters use hundreds of motor vehicles to begin a blockade of the company plant in Windsor, Ontario. The strike leads to an arbitrated settlement and the protection of union security through the Rand Formula. [more]

10-11-1983 In British Columbia three months of protests against legislative attacks on union rights and social services reach a critical turning point as teachers prepare to join the massive mobilization led by Operation Solidarity and the Solidarity Coalition. [more]

10-11-1975 An iron ore carrier sinks in a storm on Lake Superior, with the loss of all 29 hands. Although the freighter and crew of the Edmund Fitzgerald are American, the Canadian songwriter Gordon Lightfoot a year later memorializes the disaster. [more]

18-11-1929 At Onion Lake, in Northern Ontario, two Finnish-Canadian lumber camp union organizers are seen for the last time. When the bodies of Viljo Rosvall and Janne Voutilainen are found under the ice in the spring, they are buried as martyrs to the labour cause. [more]

19-11-1997 45,000 postal workers, members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, walk off the job across the country over issues of job security, wages and changes to lettercarriers' routes. [more]

22-11-2000 Workers at a McDonald's restaurant in Montreal successfully organize a union. The company closes the franchise. [more]

23-11-1921 A Maternity Protection Act, introduced by a labour member, is passed in British Columbia. It allows women to apply for six weeks' leave before giving birth and prohibits the employment of mothers for six weeks after. The leaves are unpaid. [more]