Supreme Court recognizes constitutional right to strike for Canadian workers

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Supreme Court recognizes constitutional right to strike for Canadian workers 2015-01-30 [CUPE]

Supreme Court affirms essential role of the right to strike in collective bargaining 2015-01-30 [CLC]

Supreme Court declares striking a basic human right 2015-01-30 [NUPGE]

Saskatchewan Unions win essential services case; Supreme Court upholds ‘right to strike’ 2015-01-30 [The Leader-Post]

Ontario Bluewater Health Cuts 39 Registered Nurse Positions: Ontario Nurses’ Association expresses concern for patient safety 2015-01-30 [ONA]

Ontario CBS workers ratify new contract 2015-01-30 [OPSEU]

Saskatchewan Supreme Court decides right to strike in Saskatchewan case 2015-01-30 [MacLean's]

Ontario Home care workers expected to strike 2015-01-30 [Inside]

Saskatchewan Saskatoon Transit union wants pension changes reversed 2015-01-30 [CBC]

Saskatchewan Supreme Court ruling Friday on constitutionality of labour laws 2015-01-30 [Global]

Ontario GM Canada boss, Unifor volley over future of Oshawa plant 2015-01-30 [Canadian Manufacturing]

Newfoundland and Labrador Lab West woes: Mulling over the future in uncertain times 2015-01-30 [CBC]

Ontario Community health care workers hold strike vote tonight 2015-01-30 [CBC]

Ontario Ontario elder care: fewer staff, more privatization, more private payment For more info 2015-01-29 [OCHU]

Newfoundland and Labrador IOC offering early retirement to mine workers 2015-01-29 [CBC]

Building Trades Unions Urge Immediate Congressional Approval For Federal Permitting Improvement Act 2015-01-29 [Bldg Trades]

British Columbia Change in subcontractors leads to layoffs at nursing home 2015-01-29 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario CUPE members hold information picket about negotiations with Queen’s university 2015-01-29 [CKWS]

Ontario CUPE 3903 urges members to vote “yes” for strike mandate 2015-01-29 [The Excalibur]

Ontario Broken bones lead to fines for GM 2015-01-29 [The Express]

Ontario Residents argue for increased Oshawa public library funding 2015-01-29 [Durham Region]

Manitoba Oswald turns attention to workplace safety 2015-01-29 [The Free Press]

British Columbia RDN inks four-year deal with CUPE workers 2015-01-29 [The Star]

Ontario SAH unions pinpoint who stays and who goes 2015-01-29 [The Star]

British Columbia Union urges White Rock not to privatize trash collection 2015-01-29 [Now]

Ontario Government targeting public services concerns union 2015-01-29 [Bay Today]

Ontario Jean Chrétien endorses Sudbury's Glenn Thibeault, Steelworkers go on attack 2015-01-29 [CBC]

Quebec Longueuil blue collar protest ruled illegal by Labour Relations Board 2015-01-29 [CBC]

British Columbia Chilliwack and Abbotsford losing door-to-door mail delivery this fall 2015-01-29 [News 1130]

Quebec Unions file challenge to pension-fund law 2015-01-29 [The Gazette]

British Columbia Canada Line mediation to continue 2015-01-29 [NUPGE]

British Columbia Canada Line workers resume talks 2015-01-29 [The News]

Ontario Unifor Calls for Conciliation at Bargaining Table with Domtar 2015-01-29 [Dryden Observer]

Newfoundland and Labrador Lab West woes: 'I usually spend all my nights in a taxi' 2015-01-28 [CBC]

Ontario Health care coordinators may walk the picket line 2015-01-28 [The Star]

British Columbia More than 230 workers at West Vancouver nursing home to lose jobs 2015-01-28 [The Sun]

British Columbia More than 230 health workers face layoff as North Shore nursing home changes subcontractors - again 2015-01-28 [HEU]

Ontario Local community care workers close in on strike deadline 2015-01-28 [The Star]

Ontario Contract academic faculty at the University of Toronto authorize strike action, if necessary, in historic vote 2015-01-28 [CUPE]

Public hearings being held in some Canadians cities on the loss of door-to-door mail delivery 2015-01-28 [NUPGE]

Temporary foreign worker rights hotline launched 2015-01-27 [Rank and File]

Ontario Stand Up For Health Care Forum Coming to Northumberland 2015-01-27 [Northumberland View]

British Columbia Campbell River Chances workers back to work with pay increase, signing bonus 2015-01-27 [USW]

Quebec Despite Settlement, Chief Culprits of Lac-Mégantic Disaster Still Insist 'It wasn't us' 2015-01-27 [USW]

Ontario Union Renews Push Against Can Maker Crown Holdings 2015-01-27 [USW]

Ontario Workplace fatality leads to $250,000 fine and jail time 2015-01-27 [UFCW]

By the Numbers: The cost of unpaid caregiving 2015-01-27 [UFCW]

Alberta Once again, PC government stomps on the rights of agriculture workers 2015-01-27 [UFCW]

Ontario UA Local 663 raises over $60K in 20th Annual Salvation Army Can Drive 2015-01-27 [UA]

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This month in labour history

1-01-1952 Old Age Security, the country's first universal pension plan, comes into effect for Canadians at 70 years of age. The Canada Pension Plan, based on employment contributions, followed in 1966. [more]

9-01-1974 Workers at United Aircraft in Longueiul, Quebec begin a long and dramatic strike that lasts 20 months. One result is the anti-scab law introduced by the new Parti Québécois government in 1977. [more]

15-01-1889 Innkeeper Joe Beef, a legendary friend to the outcast poor and labouring classes, dies in Montreal. He supported workers on strike at the Lachine Canal in 1877 and the Hudon cotton mills in 1880. More than 50 unions march in his funeral procession. [more]

20-01-1914 Joseph Mairs, 21, a coal miner from Ladysmith, British Columbia, dies in prison after failing to receive adequate medical treatment. He was one of more than 200 strikers arrested in a long struggle for recognition of the United Mine Workers of America. [more]

25-01-1988 14,000 members of the United Nurses of Alberta begin a province-wide strike over employer demands for rollbacks. [more]

26-01-1981 An illegal strike by 16,000 Ontario hospital workers, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, begins. CUPE President Grace Hartman later goes to jail for supporting her members. [more]

29-01-1946 Supreme Court Justice Ivan C. Rand releases his report on the Ford strike and imposes the Rand Formula to promote union security. [more]

31-01-1907 More than 400 women telephone operators in Toronto walk out when Bell Telephone attempts to introduce longer hours and lower pay. [more]