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Nova Scotia Join the Day of Protest - One Year on Strike at The Chronicle-Herald [Local Xpress] 2017-01-22

Ontario Locked-out children’s aid workers remain on the picket line as talks merely “scratch the surface” of vital issues in child protection services [CUPE] 2017-01-21

Nova Scotia Convene industrial inquiry commission into yearlong Chronicle Herald strike [Local Xpress] 2017-01-21

Ontario No plan to reopen Essex County Library branches soon as strike passes 200 day mark [CTV] 2017-01-20

Quebec Gatineau transit workers set to begin job action this morning [CBC] 2017-01-20

Thousands of Canadians Expected to March in Solidarity with the Women's March on Washington [Women's March] 2017-01-20

Alberta Steelworkers Win Domestic Violence Leave [USW] 2017-01-20

Saskatchewan Labour board closes book on Saskatoon library's bid for union exclusion [Canadian Labour Reporter] 2017-01-20

Saskatchewan SGEU says firing custodial workers won't fix the economy [NUPGE] 2017-01-19

British Columbia Hope remains for Texada Island quarry labour dispute [The Peak] 2017-01-19








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Alberta Domestic violence paid leave highlights union deal 2017-01-23 [CBC]

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Nova Scotia End of work to rule 'a big relief' for students 2017-01-23 [Local Xpress]

Alberta Union in Alberta reaches deal that includes domestic violence leave 2017-01-23 [Canadian Press]

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Conservative leadership candidates duke it out in Quebec, ignore working people 2017-01-22 [CALM]

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Kim Coates to be honoured in L.A. by Canadian performers with 2017 ACTRA National Award of Excellence 2017-01-22 [ACTRA]

Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board rejects employer’s attempt to carve out “supervisory employees” 2017-01-22 [Rank and File]

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Nova Scotia Join the Day of Protest - One Year on Strike at The Chronicle-Herald 2017-01-22 [Local Xpress]

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Ontario Strike, agree to terms or lockout is coming by mid-February for local 2251 2017-01-21 [Sault Online]

Ontario Blaisdale Montessori school workers ratify first collective agreement to improve working and learning conditions 2017-01-21 [CUPE]

Ontario Locked-out children’s aid workers remain on the picket line as talks merely “scratch the surface” of vital issues in child protection services 2017-01-21 [CUPE]

Ontario City of Owen Sound employees give strong mandate for strike action 2017-01-21 [CUPE]

Ontario One of Hamilton-Niagara Region’s top employers could have a labour dispute 2017-01-21 [CUPE]

British Columbia Kinder Morgan president says no plans to hire temporary foreign workers 2017-01-21 [CKNW]

Nova Scotia Report calls for safety and security assessments of all community ERs 2017-01-21 [CBC]

Two Canadian billionaires have as much as the poorest 11 million Canadians 2017-01-21 [NUPGE]

Ontario Auto industry uncertainty 2017-01-21 [CHCH]

Quebec Talks to resume between STO, Gatineau transit workers 2017-01-21 [CBC]

Yukon Union files complaint over privacy of medical information 2017-01-21 [CBC]

Nova Scotia Convene industrial inquiry commission into yearlong Chronicle Herald strike 2017-01-21 [Local Xpress]

Nova Scotia Teachers, government reach tentative deal 2017-01-21 [Local Xpress]

Ontario No plan to reopen Essex County Library branches soon as strike passes 200 day mark 2017-01-20 [CTV]

Ontario University of Guelph workers overwhelmingly endorse strike action 2017-01-20 [CUPE]

Nova Scotia Health-care unions allege unfair bargaining, ask labour board to intervene 2017-01-20 [CBC]

Ontario CUPE local launches ad targeting Brock pay 2017-01-20 [The Standard]

Postal Banks Would Pay Off For Canadians Fed Up With Being Gouged 2017-01-20 [Huffington Post]

Ontario Elementary teachers' union wants violent incidents addressed in schools 2017-01-20 [COS]

Quebec Gatineau transit workers set to begin job action this morning 2017-01-20 [CBC]

Thousands of Canadians Expected to March in Solidarity with the Women's March on Washington 2017-01-20 [Women's March]

Alberta Steelworkers Win Domestic Violence Leave 2017-01-20 [USW]

Saskatchewan Labour board closes book on Saskatoon library's bid for union exclusion 2017-01-20 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario OFL joins Women’s March on Washington 2017-01-20 [Ontario Federation of Labour]

Nova Scotia Talks may resume in lengthy editorial workers strike at Halifax Chronicle Herald 2017-01-19 [The Post]

Ontario Toronto garbage collectors furious as Scarborough privatization push continues 2017-01-19 [CBC]

Prince Edward Island PEIUPSE members encouraged to take workplace violence survey 2017-01-19 [NUPGE]

Quebec No Gatineau transit strike Friday, but pressure tactics coming 2017-01-19 [CBC]

Ontario Ambulance dispatchers say they're getting electrical jolts through their headsets 2017-01-19 [CBC]

Saskatchewan SGEU says firing custodial workers won't fix the economy 2017-01-19 [NUPGE]

LIUNA calls for Canada’s new labour minister to review TFW program 2017-01-19 [The Journal]

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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, follows in 1966. [more]

9-01-1974 Workers at United Aircraft in Longueiul, Québec begin a bitter confrontation 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 of Montréal dies, a legendary friend to the outcast poor and labouring classes. 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 is one of more than 200 strikers arrested in a long struggle for recognition of the United Mine Workers of America [more]

20-01-1950 Barred windows and locked doors prevent workers from escaping a fire in a small basement garment factory in downtown Toronto. Of the eleven people in the shop, six die in the blaze, including the owner and his son, and three more in hospital. [more]

23-01-1918 In wartime Nova Scotia, 88 men are killed in an explosion in a coal mine at Stellarton. The casualties of that day are later listed on a memorial. Another memorial lists the 69 local soldiers killed during the four years of the First World War. [more]

25-01-1988 Members of the United Nurses of Alberta defy a ban on strike action and begin a province-wide strike against cutbacks in health care. They win their case, and a better contract follows two years later. [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]

27-01-1872 A public meeting at the Mechanics' Institute in Hamilton, Ontario adopts resolutions to reduce the normal six-day working week from 60 to 54 hours. When a Nine Hour League is announced, support grows in a dozen centres, from Sarnia to Montreal. [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]