Saskatchewan 45 Sask. care home employees locked out amid bargaining woes

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Alberta First overhaul of workplace rules in almost 30 years 2017-05-25 [The Financial Post]

Ontario Doctors may unionize. How much will it change? 2017-05-25 [TVO]

Quebec Minister urges parties to renew talks; workers plan protests 2017-05-25 [The Gazette]

Ontario Striking zoo workers exhibit wildly funny protest signs 2017-05-25 [Fox]

Newfoundland and Labrador Dozens of Labrador mining staffers show signs of lung disease, report finds 2017-05-25 [660 News]

Sort out RCMP governance before replacing Paulson, says union 2017-05-25 [iPolitics]

Ontario Unhappy LCBO Workers Set to Picket in Mississauga 2017-05-25 [insauga]

Saskatchewan 45 Sask. care home employees locked out amid bargaining woes 2017-05-25 [CBC]

Newfoundland and Labrador Report sheds light on silica dust danger, despite 'very poor cooperation' from Wabush Mines 2017-05-25 [CBC]

Emotions swell as CBTU unveils monument to trades 2017-05-25 [The Daily Commercial News]

Quebec 'Flash mob' pickets seek out job sites not complying with construction strike 2017-05-25 [CBC]

Divided Labour Movement Leaves CLC Convention Still Divided 2017-05-25 [People's Voice]

Alberta Modernizing workplace rights in Alberta is good for working people 2017-05-25 [Unifor]

Alberta Labour, employment code overhaul brings Alberta law into 'mainstream' 2017-05-25 [CBC]

Research Paper Predicts Ongoing Profitability at Canada Post 2017-05-25 [CUPW]

Quebec General Strike for the 175,000 Construction Workers in Québec! 2017-05-25 [Teamsters]

IndustriALL raises labour matters at Glencore annual shareholders’ meeting 2017-05-24 [IndustriALL]

Steelworkers Heard Loud and Clear by Glencore Shareholders 2017-05-24 [USW]

Saskatchewan Union workers locked out of group home in Outlook 2017-05-24 [CKRM]

Ontario OFL urges government to go further than recommendations advise in order to protect Ontario workers 2017-05-24 [OFL]

CLC must strengthen and grow, says re-elected president Hassan Yussuff 2017-05-24 [rabble]

Manitoba Tying minimum wage to inflation draws fire from unions, business 2017-05-24 [The Free Press]

Saskatchewan Catholic school division cuts aboriginal retention worker jobs 2017-05-24 [The Star-Phoenix]

Ontario 'If there is a risk, I want to know about it.' TTC, unions agree to study air pollution 2017-05-24 [CBC]

Correctional officers demand recognition of their unique, unsafe work environment 2017-05-24 [OHS Canada]

Alberta Controversial revamp of Alberta labour laws coming today 2017-05-24 [CBC]

Ontario UFCW calls on government to enact bold labour law reform in wake of Changing Workplaces Review Final Report 2017-05-24 [UFCW]

Newfoundland and Labrador Union representing N.L. library workers slams 'very vague' report 2017-05-24 [CBC]

Ontario Changing Workplaces Review highlights urgent need for action 2017-05-24 [Unifor]

Quebec Construction workers on strike 2017-05-24 [CBC]

Ontario Negotiations break down with Sunbeam Centre nurses in Kitchener 2017-05-24 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Quebec Labour minister threatening special law in event of construction strike 2017-05-24 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Nova Scotia Le SCFP se joint à la réclamation d’une élaboration d’un plan exhaustif pour améliorer les services de santé à Digby 2017-05-24 [SCFP]

Newfoundland and Labrador Library workers slam EY report on library services 2017-05-24 [CUPE]

Ontario Is it political when only one northern Ontario hospital gets more than 2 per cent base funding? 2017-05-24 [CUPE]

Ontario With near-unanimous member support, CUPE 905 urges City of Markham to “come prepared to bargain” 2017-05-24 [CUPE]

Alberta NDP government has 'pulled the rug out from under us': U of C Faculty Association 2017-05-23 [The Herald]

Ontario Unifor's Dias 'confident' Ford will honor commitment to Canada under new CEO 2017-05-23 [Automotive News]

Ontario Will the Government take action on $15 and Fairness? 2017-05-22 [WAC]

Manitoba USW Local 6166 on the Birch Tree Mine Closure Announcement 2017-05-22 [USW]

By the Numbers: The world's billionaires in 2017 2017-05-22 [UFCW]

Quebec Workers at Provigo Le Marché join the union 2017-05-22 [UFCW]

Ontario It’s time to 'Get it Right' in Ontario 2017-05-22 [UFCW]

Ontario Workers at 4 Finance join the union 2017-05-22 [UFCW]

Quebec Brutal closure at Autobus La Prairie 2017-05-22 [Teamsters]

Infrastructure Bank will cost Canadians 2017-05-22 [PSAC]

PSAC-UPCE questions Canada Post on job security, tables benefit improvements 2017-05-22 [PSAC]

Ontario Liberal assault on choice for PSWs 2017-05-22 [OPSEU]

Ontario Conservative Leader Patrick Brown admits previous privatizations were a ‘mistake’ – but won’t commit to a process to stop similar mistakes in the future 2017-05-22 [OPSEU]

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This month in labour history

1-05-1906 Socialists in Montréal organize Canada's first May Day demonstration. The following year ten thousand people assemble in the Champs de Mars before the crowd is dispersed by police. [more]

1-05-1986 Shirley Carr becomes the first woman president of the Canadian Labour Congress. A coal miner's daughter who became a member of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, she is also the first CLC president from a public sector union. [more]

2-05-1952 More than 1,000 retail employees, most of them women, begin a strike at Dupuis Frères, a major department store in Montréal. It takes three months, but support for the new militancy among Catholic unions helps the workers win a collective agreement. [more]

3-05-1887 British Columbia's worst mine disaster takes 150 lives after an explosion in a deep underground mine at Nanaimo. The casualties include 53 Chinese labourers, whose names were not recorded by the company. [more]

5-05-1972 Saskatchewan brings in an Occupational Health (and Safety) Act, considered the first of its kind in North America. It includes the right to information about workplace hazards, to participate in safety decisions and to refuse unsafe work. [more]

9-05-1992 An underground explosion takes the lives of 26 miners in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. A public inquiry into the Westray Disaster reports that workers were intimidated into ignoring safety hazards. [more]

9-05-1972 Leaders of the Québec Common Front go to jail for defying back to work laws during the April general strike. More than 300,000 workers participate in work stoppages and occupations that bring the provincial government back to the bargaining table. [more]

14-05-1940 Emma Goldman, the veteran feminist, labour and anarchist organizer, dies in Toronto, Ontario. A memorial service is held at the Labor Lyceum on Spadina Avenue, but she is buried with the Haymarket martyrs in Chicago. [more]

14-05-1940 Emma Goldman, the veteran feminist, anarchist and labour organizer, dies in Toronto, Ontario. A memorial service is held at the Labor Lyceum on Spadina Avenue. [more]

15-05-1919 A general strike called by the Winnipeg Trades and Labour Council brings out 30,000 workers in support of the unions in the building and metal trades. The city comes to a standstill for six weeks in one of the major labour struggles in Canadian history. [more]

15-05-1919 Winnipeg General Strike. [more]

18-05-1952 The American singer and activist Paul Robeson performs for 40,000 people at a union-sponsored concert at the Peace Arch between Washington State and British Columbia. His passport had been revoked and he had been refused admission to Canada. [more]