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Ontario Public servants praised for 'resilience' during lockdown [The Citizen] 2014-10-24

Quebec Union for Agriculture Workers Denounces Bill 8, Demands Quebec Government Stop Discriminating Against the Most Vulnerable [UFCW] 2014-10-24

British Columbia IKEA Richmond Deal Reached After 17-Month Lockout [Huffington Post] 2014-10-23

New Brunswick Fredericton's outside workers give strike mandate to CUPE [CBC] 2014-10-23

British Columbia 17-month-long labour dispute at Richmond IKEA resolved [The Globe and Mail] 2014-10-23

Newfoundland and Labrador Crew stranded in Argentia receives help from fisheries union [CBC] 2014-10-23

Ontario Forty-eight hours on the front lines with striking Workers United Local 154 [Now] 2014-10-23

Canada Post: the fight is far from over [CUPW] 2014-10-22

Nurses’ unions propose 11 key recommendations to fight Ebola [UNA] 2014-10-21

Quebec Nearly 14,000 daycare workers strike [Canoe] 2014-10-21








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Ontario Bratina backs Clark for next mayor, McHattie gets labour support 2014-10-24 [CBC]

New Brunswick Fredericton, outside workers to resume talks Oct. 31, CUPE says 2014-10-24 [CBC]

Ontario Union welcomes vote at Earls Court nursing home 2014-10-24 [Unifor]

Ontario Unionized employees of U.S. Steel Canada ratify contract 2014-10-24 [The Star]

Ontario Public servants praised for 'resilience' during lockdown 2014-10-24 [The Citizen]

Quebec Union for Agriculture Workers Denounces Bill 8, Demands Quebec Government Stop Discriminating Against the Most Vulnerable 2014-10-24 [UFCW]

Yet more cuts at CBC/Radio-Canada as details filter out 2014-10-24 [CMG]

British Columbia Employees of Chances officially off the job 2014-10-23 [The Mirror]

British Columbia IKEA Richmond Deal Reached After 17-Month Lockout 2014-10-23 [Huffington Post]

British Columbia IKEA strike over after 17 months, but 'won't be like old times' 2014-10-23 [The Review]

New Brunswick Fredericton's outside workers give strike mandate to CUPE 2014-10-23 [CBC]

Manitoba New MGEU campaign puts focus on the people working behind the scenes 2014-10-23 [NUPGE]

Ontario Union Head Asks Crombie to Clarify Stance on Labour 2014-10-23 [Oye]

British Columbia 17-month-long labour dispute at Richmond IKEA resolved 2014-10-23 [The Globe and Mail]

Newfoundland and Labrador Crew stranded in Argentia receives help from fisheries union 2014-10-23 [CBC]

British Columbia IKEA lockout is over 2014-10-23 [News 1130]

Ontario Owens Cornings' employees shocked by future layoffs in Guelph as production moved to Mexico 2014-10-23 [CBC]

British Columbia Ikea Richmond strike over 2014-10-23 [CBC]

Ontario Forty-eight hours on the front lines with striking Workers United Local 154 2014-10-23 [Now]

New Brunswick Fredericton workers vote in favour of strike 2014-10-23 [Metro]

British Columbia Inquest into death of mill employee begins 2014-10-22 [The Morning Star]

Newfoundland and Labrador Mount Pearl union disappointed so many workers voted against deal 2014-10-22 [The Telegram]

Newfoundland and Labrador Cargo crew stranded in Argentia running low on food 2014-10-22 [CBC]

Lawyer files $180-million class action suit for CHL players 2014-10-22 [Canoe]

Ontario Thunder Bay specialized transit strike averted 2014-10-22 [CBC]

Ontario Elementary Teachers of Toronto union endorses Olivia Chow 2014-10-22 [CITY]

Ontario Victory for Workers United local 2641 in Guelph 2014-10-22 [rabble]

Canada Post: the fight is far from over 2014-10-22 [CUPW]

Ontario Union proposes binding arbitration to end near two week long strike at WoodGreen Community Services 2014-10-22 [Workers United]

Newfoundland and Labrador Nurses Approve of Upgraded Ebola Plan 2014-10-22 [VOCM]

Shine the Light/Light the Night Against Violence 2014-10-22 [Unifor]

Ontario Toronto paramedics' union concerned about Ebola preparedness 2014-10-22 [Toronto Sun]

Nurses’ unions propose 11 key recommendations to fight Ebola 2014-10-21 [UNA]

Alberta Brinks workers ratify new labour contract 2014-10-21 [Teamsters]

Ontario Middlesex-London Health Unit Nurses’ Strike Deadline Looms 2014-10-21 [ONA]

Ontario Statement on Ebola Preparedness from ONA President 2014-10-21 [ONA]

Winners selected for ACTRA’s Diversity Committee Short Film Competition 2014-10-21 [ACTRA]

Time for provinces to enforce laws to 'Stop the Killing' 2014-10-21 [USW]

British Columbia Deadly Mills 2014-10-21 [USW]

Transgender equality rights now up to the Senate 2014-10-21 [UFCW]

Quebec Workers at Spécialités Lassonde join the union 2014-10-21 [UFCW]

Manitoba UFCW 832 activists train to empower others 2014-10-21 [UFCW]

Parliamentary Budget Officer reports major problems with government's EI policies 2014-10-21 [PSAC]

Saskatchewan Doctors oppose pay-per-use MRI proposal 2014-10-21 [NUPGE]

Nova Scotia NSGEU registered nurses vote to accept employer's final offer 2014-10-21 [NUPGE]

Alberta Health Services and Conservative government blinded by privatization 2014-10-21 [NUPGE]

Help Us Fight The Federal Conservative's Unconstitutional Attack on Working People - Voice Your Opposition to Bills C377 and C525 2014-10-21 [NLFL]

Ontario From the sexist bargaining table to the picket lines 2014-10-21 [Rank and File]

Ontario Government indifference fostering neglect of frail LTC residents 2014-10-21 [CUPE]

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This month in labour history

1-10-1741 Workers at the Royal Shipyard in Quebec organize the first recorded strike in Canadian history. [more]

6-10-2011 The first H&M retail outlet in Canada is organized in Mississauga, Ontario. [more]

7-10-1969 During a strike by Montreal firefighters and police, city taxi drivers riot against the Murray Hill company. [more]

12-10-1973 The Artistic Woodwork strike starts. The 4-month long strike exposed the conditions of immigrant workers in Toronto and the role of the police in strikes. [more]

13-10-1944 The Trades and Labour Congress chartered the Hospital Employees' Federal Union Local 180 at Vancouver General Hospital, which later became known as the Hospital Employees' Union of BC. [more]

14-10-1976 One million workers join protest against federal government's wage controls policy. [more]

23-10-1958 At Springhill, Nova Scotia 75 men are killed and 99 survive after a “bump” in one of Canada’s deepest coal mines. [more]

25-10-1917 Legendary union leader Kent Rowley is born. In and out of jail for his principled leadership his entire life, he dies in 1978. [more]