British Columbia Rowdy rally greets Qualicum Beach lockout

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British Columbia Rowdy rally greets Qualicum Beach lockout [CUPE] 2015-08-02

Ontario Ottawa taxi 'strike' starts Saturday but won't affect service [CBC] 2015-08-02

Nova Scotia Storytelling against racism: Working While Black [Our Times] 2015-08-02

A Canadian mining corporation is profiting from slave labor in Eritrea, according to a new UN report. [SumOf Us] 2015-08-02

British Columbia As Site C Breaks Ground, Linked Union Declares Opposition [The Tyee] 2015-08-01

Northwest Territories Hay River workers ratify new contract, will town? [CBC]  ActNOW!  2015-08-01

Ontario OFL ready to launch 'Dump Harper' campaign as soon as election called [CTV] 2015-08-01

British Columbia Qualicum Beach rally for locked out workers [CUPE] 2015-07-31

Nunavut QEC workers' housing subsidy will be covered, says union [CBC] 2015-07-31

Newfoundland and Labrador Vale Workers Accuse Company of Ignoring Safety [VOCM] 2015-07-31








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Ontario Save the date: Join your CMG colleagues on Sept. 7 and get into the Ex for free! 2015-08-02 [CWA]

British Columbia Rowdy rally greets Qualicum Beach lockout 2015-08-02 [CUPE]

Ontario Ottawa taxi 'strike' starts Saturday but won't affect service 2015-08-02 [CBC]

Ontario People to the People: Keeping Hydro One in Public Hands 2015-08-02 [Our Times]

Nova Scotia Storytelling against racism: Working While Black 2015-08-02 [Our Times]

New Brunswick Stop P3 Event in Miramichi Park 2015-08-02 [CUPE]

PTSD taking its toll on Canada's prison guards 2015-08-02 [CBC]

A Canadian mining corporation is profiting from slave labor in Eritrea, according to a new UN report. 2015-08-02 [SumOf Us]

Saskatchewan Regina firefighters upset with being unable to cover co-workers shifts 2015-08-01 [CKRM]

British Columbia As Site C Breaks Ground, Linked Union Declares Opposition 2015-08-01 [The Tyee]

Ontario Janitors Reach Tentative Deal With Employers, Strike Averted 2015-08-01 [SEIU]

British Columbia Signing bonus, retro pay in deal between Fort St. John, BCGEU 2015-08-01 [Alaska Highway News]

Ontario Strike could be in near future for Loyalist Township municipal workers 2015-08-01 [The Region]

Northwest Territories Hay River strike: Workers vote to end labour dispute  ActNOW!  2015-08-01 [My Yellowknife]

British Columbia Deaths of two mill workers accidental: jury 2015-08-01 [Metro]

Ontario Greater Sudbury workers concerned about lack of say on budget-cutting ideas 2015-08-01 [CBC]

Northwest Territories Hay River workers ratify new contract, will town?  ActNOW!  2015-08-01 [CBC]

Ontario OFL ready to launch 'Dump Harper' campaign as soon as election called 2015-08-01 [CTV]

Manitoba Hydro union 'shocked' at executive salary increases 2015-08-01 [CBC]

Ontario Mental health workers in Leeds-Grenville vote to join OPSEU 2015-08-01 [NUPGE]

New Brunswick Nurses reach tentative agreement 2015-08-01 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Unifor Report Slams Harper's Economic Performance 2015-07-31 [The Tyee]

Ontario Key players have yet to return to the bargaining table one month before start of school year 2015-07-31 [My Kawartha]

British Columbia City, union reach tentative agreement, but both mum on the details 2015-07-31 [Alaska Highway News]

British Columbia Town of Qualicum Beach serves lockout notice to its unionized workers 2015-07-31 [The News]

Alberta Privatizing Security Services 2015-07-31 [CUPE]

Ontario New poll says 8 in 10 Kingston residents oppose plan to privatize Hydro One 2015-07-31 [CUPE]

British Columbia Qualicum Beach rally for locked out workers 2015-07-31 [CUPE]

Ontario Provincial News: Crass politicking threatens Ontarians' retirement security 2015-07-31 [The View]

British Columbia Grain union questions need for port expansion 2015-07-31 [The Western Producer]

British Columbia Local CUPW president says Canada Post changes coming to Nelson in 2016 2015-07-31 [The Daily]

Alberta CUPE says morale suffering at Fort McMurray airport, criticizes privatization 2015-07-31 [Today]

Nunavut QEC workers' housing subsidy will be covered, says union 2015-07-31 [CBC]

Newfoundland and Labrador Vale Workers Accuse Company of Ignoring Safety 2015-07-31 [VOCM]

Conservative government's economic record worst since Second World War: Unifor economists 2015-07-31 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

New Brunswick Nurses union, province reach tentative agreement 2015-07-31 [CBC]

Northwest Territories New OSH regs in Canada cover “harassment,” workplace violence 2015-07-31 [ISHN]

Ontario CUPE workers appear destined for strike or lockout 2015-07-30 [The Whig-Standard]

British Columbia Courtenay filmmaker documenting Goodwin 2015-07-30 [The Record]

Ontario CarePartners on strike since April - Patients before profits 2015-07-30 [NUPGE]

Food inspectors' union concerned staff and budget cuts may impact food safety 2015-07-30 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

British Columbia Union reports conservation service staffing levels dangerously low 2015-07-30 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Nova Scotia UNI MEI stands with IA Local 849: Egg Films - Don't be rotten! 2015-07-30 [UNI Global Union]

Nunavut Housing threat aimed at striking workers 2015-07-29 [HRM]

Alberta Calgary court case continues for two security guards charged with assaulting pickets during a labour dispute 2015-07-29 [The Sun]

Ontario Brockville hospital cuts hurt patients: Unions 2015-07-29 [The Recorder]

Nova Scotia Egg Films, union dispute on display in downtown Halifax 2015-07-29 [The Chronicle-Herald]

British Columbia City, union reach another tentative agreement 2015-07-29 [Alaska Highway News]

Save door-to-door, Stop Harper! 2015-07-29 [Rank and File]

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This month in labour history

1-08-2009 At Voisey's Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, United Steelworkers Local 9508 begins an 18-month strike against Vale Inco. The main issue is pay equity with workers at the multinational's other operations in Canada. [more]

10-08-1970 Nova Scotia fishermen and supporters march across the Canso Causeway, holding up traffic on the Trans Canada Highway. Their seven-month strike wins them the right to a union, but the fish plants refuse to recognize the United Fishermen and Allied Workers. [more]

12-08-1909 Freight handlers at Fort William, Ontario take part in a gun battle with Canadian Pacific Railway police. The seven-day strike is settled, but the CPR later fires most of its Greek and Italian immigrant workers. [more]

20-08-1937 Millworkers and longshoremen on the Miramichi River in New Brunswick strike for better wages and hours and for recognition of the New Brunswick Farmer-Labour Union. Their success helps bring about new labour laws in the province. [more]

22-08-1950 More than 100,000 railway workers go on strike, shutting down the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific railway lines. A week later an emergency session of Parliament passes a law to end the strike, the first use of back-to-work legislation in Canada. [more]

29-08-1907 Seventy-five men, many of them First Nations workers from Kahnawake, are killed in the collapse of a huge cantilever bridge under construction across the St. Lawrence River at Quebec City. Before the disaster, supervisors overlook flaws in the design. [more]

31-08-2013 A merger of the Canadian Auto Workers and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers brings 300,000 members together in Unifor, now Canada's largest private sector union. There are high expectations for new organizing work, especially among young people. [more]