Federal unions attack the Conservatives for considering niqab ban in public service

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Ontario Transit union, city to continue negotiations 2015-10-09 [The Guardian]

Ontario Support workers take strike action as elementary teachers return to table 2015-10-09 [Community News]

British Columbia Social workers union calls for safety review of ‘no-go zones’ 2015-10-09 [The Globe and Mail]

Quebec Demonstrating for border security 2015-10-09 [PSAC]

Quebec Border agents protest cuts, saying security comprised 2015-10-09 [RCI]

Saskatchewan Union Continues To Question Food Services in Jails 2015-10-09 [Saskatoon]

Newfoundland and Labrador FFAW, mayors launch campaign to promote rural issues 2015-10-09 [CBC]

CBC introduces bullying helpline for staff in wake of Ghomeshi scandal 2015-10-09 [The Globe and Mail]

Ontario OPSEU releases details of tentative deal reached with province 2015-10-09 [CBC]

Ontario 'With U.S. Steel making a declaration that they intend to leave Canada, it's now up to us': Steelworkers union 2015-10-09 [CBC]

Federal unions attack the Conservatives for considering niqab ban in public service 2015-10-09 [News 1130]

Quebec Public-sector workers plan strike action 2015-10-09 [Global]

Postal workers challenge 2011 back-to-work order 2015-10-09 [The Star]

CUPW on Trans Pacific Partnership 2015-10-09 [CUPW]

Ontario Province seeks to close gender wage gap 2015-10-09 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario Labour Board Sides with Unifor Workers in Gingrich Affair 2015-10-08 [Dryden Observer]

Ontario As Ontario universities move to embrace ‘unkempt neglect,’ CUPE custodians sound the alarm 2015-10-08 [CUPE]

Manitoba Health union gives strike mandate to negotiating committee 2015-10-08 [The Sun]

Ontario Kerry's Place workers in Peel and Wellington join CUPE 2015-10-08 [CUPE]

Nova Scotia The damage of the Harper years 2015-10-08 [The Coast]

Nova Scotia Deputy Minister George McLellan says unions can't expect 'dollar for dollar' return on concessions 2015-10-08 [CBC]

Ontario Postal workers’ union holds town hall, urges voters to consider changes to Canada Post when casting ballots 2015-10-08 [The Packet]

Ontario Postal workers deliver message 2015-10-08 [The Whig-Standard]

Quebec Quebec City radio host being charged with illegal campaigning by union 2015-10-08 [Life in Quebec]

Ontario Province reaches tentative contract with 35,000 provincial workers 2015-10-08 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Complaint Filed Against Canada Post for Unlawful Election Advertising 2015-10-07 [CUPW]

Union Files Complaint Against Canada Post for Unlawful Election Advertising 2015-10-07 [Now]

Liberal youth job creation‎ will lead to unfair working conditions 2015-10-07 [PSAC]

Federal workers union says niqab ban would violate collective agreement 2015-10-07 [Global]

World Day for Decent Work: “End Corporate Greed” 2015-10-07 [NUPGE]

Ontario U-S Steel Canada retirees could lose health benefits 2015-10-07 [Newstalk]

Public sector union dismisses Harper's possible niqab ban 2015-10-07 [The Sun]

Ontario How a decade of flipped contracts wreaked havoc on one man’s life 2015-10-07 [The Star]

Ontario Government reaches deal with OPSEU 2015-10-07 [The Star]

British Columbia New agreement achieved for CUPE Local 4879 workers at Thompson Rivers University 2015-10-07 [CUPE]

Ontario CUPE Ontario’s Executive Board unanimously endorses Fred Hahn for National President 2015-10-07 [CUPE]

Ontario Area long-term care staff urge MPP Leal to be a champion for more care for nursing home residents 2015-10-07 [CUPE]

Ontario OLRB rules against Gingrich Woodcraft 2015-10-07 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario Q and A with Sid Ryan 2015-10-07 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario Striking for Good Jobs in Jane & Finch 2015-10-06 [UNITE-HERE]

Quebec Quebec ferry services union ready for strike action 2015-10-06 [Life in Quebec]

Ontario Ottawa public schools unlock front doors as support staff refuse to operate security systems 2015-10-06 [The Citizen]

Ontario Union for CAS workers seeks no-board report 2015-10-06 [Today]

CUPE National President Paul Moist announces retirement after 12 years at the helm 2015-10-06 [CUPE]

Unifor argues against Northern Gateway approval in federal court 2015-10-06 [Unifor]

Newfoundland and Labrador NAPE home and youth care workers with Caregivers Inc. reach tentative agreement 2015-10-06 [NUPGE]

Ontario Union wants door to door deliver to be an election issue. 2015-10-06 [CKWS]

Ontario “There’s no question, we’re going to lose 20,000 jobs in the auto sector right off the bat,” 2015-10-06 [CTV]

« The Conservatives Attacked Fundamental Freedoms »: CUPW Constitutional Challenge in Ontario Superior Court 2015-10-06 [CUPW]

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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]

8-10-1906 Workers locked out for organizing a union at the MacLaren pulp mill at Buckingham, Québec are attacked by company police. Union officers Thomas Bélanger and François Thériault are shot dead. [more]

12-10-1973 A strike by immigrant workers at the Artistic Woodwork factory in suburban Toronto attracts strong support from political activists and exposes the role of police in protecting strikebreakers. [more]

13-10-1944 The Trades and Labour Congress charters Federal Union Local 180 at Vancouver General Hospital. This is the beginning of the Hospital Employees' Union of British Columbia, the province's largest health care union. [more]

14-10-1976 In Canada's first country-wide general strike, one million workers join a Day of Protest against the federal government's wage controls policy. [more]

18-10-1935 Saskatchewan farmhand Nicholas Schaack, 51, dies in hospital following head injuries sustained on Market Square in Regina on Dominion Day, when the Royal Canadian Mounted Police brought the On to Ottawa Trek of unemployed workers to a violent close. [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]

30-10-1971 A protest against a lockout at the daily La Presse in Montréal ends in a street battle between thousands of workers and police. When tear gas is used, student activist Michèle Gauthier, an expectant mother, dies of suffocation. [more]