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Over 50 organizations call on Canadian government to support survivors of Rana Plaza tragedy [CLC] 2014-09-20

Ontario U.S. Company Wants to Discard 75% of Workers Following Strike [USW]  ActNOW!  2014-09-20

Ontario USW accuses Crown Holdings of unfair labour practices [Canadian Labour Reporter]  ActNOW!  2014-09-20

Saskatchewan Lockout deadline looms for Saskatoon bus service [CBC] 2014-09-20

British Columbia Teachers ratify agreement, end strike [BCTF] 2014-09-19

Quebec City of Montreal files complaint against police union [CBC] 2014-09-19

Ontario Morbern employees walk off the job, citing safety worries [Seaway News] 2014-09-19

Ontario Steelworker union slams U.S. Steel filing as 'bankruptcy fraud' [CBC] 2014-09-19

Migrant workers gain EI victory [UFCW] 2014-09-19

British Columbia Teachers' strike is over: 86% vote 'yes' to accept deal [CBC] 2014-09-19








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Over 50 organizations call on Canadian government to support survivors of Rana Plaza tragedy 2014-09-20 [CLC]

CMG calls for a Public Service Media Fund at the CRTC hearing 2014-09-20 [CMG]

Ontario Worker killed in industrial accident in west Windsor 2014-09-20 [The Star]

Alberta Michener Centre Will Not Close, Says Prentice 2014-09-20 [Huffington Post]

Saskatchewan Talks break down between city, Saskatoon Transit workers 2014-09-20 [Global]

Alberta Public workers take positive but cautious approach with new minister 2014-09-20 [The News]

Quebec City of Montreal, police union before Labour Relations Board 2014-09-20 [CTV]

Ontario U.S. Company Wants to Discard 75% of Workers Following Strike  ActNOW!  2014-09-20 [USW]

Ontario USW accuses Crown Holdings of unfair labour practices  ActNOW!  2014-09-20 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario Arbitration award issued for OPSEU hospital professionals 2014-09-20 [NUPGE]

Newfoundland and Labrador Contract negotiations resume, Mount Pearl workers set to strike 2014-09-20 [CBC]

Paul and Maude aren't smiling about Canada's healthcare system 2014-09-20 [The Soo Today]

Saskatchewan Lockout deadline looms for Saskatoon bus service 2014-09-20 [CBC]

British Columbia Pipeline bidding unfair for Burnaby's Chevron refinery, union says 2014-09-20 [BIV]

Prince Edward Island 'Let's end that Conservative regime,' union leaders say 2014-09-20 [The Guardian]

Newfoundland and Labrador Outside Workers Accept City Offer 2014-09-20 [VOCM]

Ontario CUPE Ontario celebrates Peterborough Pride 2014-09-19 [CUPE]

Ontario Haphazard rollout stymieing PSW wage increase approved in Ontario budget 2014-09-19 [CUPE]

Saskatchewan Licensed Practical Nurses deserve recognition and respect 2014-09-19 [CUPE]

British Columbia Municipal wage and salary report a shoddy, politically-motivated attack 2014-09-19 [CUPE]

British Columbia Sechelt library workers ink four-year deal 2014-09-19 [CUPE]

British Columbia Teachers ratify agreement, end strike 2014-09-19 [BCTF]

British Columbia COPE largely loses labour's blessing 2014-09-19 [The Tyee]

Quebec City of Montreal files complaint against police union 2014-09-19 [CBC]

Ontario Pay increase for Guelph hospital workers 2014-09-19 [The Mercury]

British Columbia Three Labour Lessons from the Teachers' Strike 2014-09-19 [The Tyee]

British Columbia Teachers' strike: Deal approved, but later than it could have been 2014-09-19 [CBC]

Ontario Wildcat strike at Cornwall's Morbern 2014-09-19 [The Standard-Freeholder]

Ontario Morbern employees walk off the job, citing safety worries 2014-09-19 [Seaway News]

Newfoundland and Labrador City Workers in Mount Pearl Have Strike Mandate, Talks to Resume Friday 2014-09-19 [VOCM]

Newfoundland and Labrador Mount Pearl Workers Poised to Strike 2014-09-19 [VOCM]

British Columbia Strike Ends as Teachers Accept Contentious Contract 2014-09-19 [The Tyee]

Ontario Paramed workers take concerns to Extendicare's Toronto HQ 2014-09-19 [Inside]

Public services unions open new trade agreements to public debate 2014-09-19 [NUPGE]

British Columbia Kinder Morgan loophole poised to kill jobs at Burnaby refinery 2014-09-19 [Unifor]

Newfoundland and Labrador Mount Pearl workers vote to strike 2014-09-19 [CBC]

NUPGE scholarship winners announced 2014-09-19 [NUPGE]

Ontario Peterborough health unit workers ratify new collective agreement 2014-09-19 [NUPGE]

Ontario Steelworker union slams U.S. Steel filing as 'bankruptcy fraud' 2014-09-19 [CBC]

Migrant workers gain EI victory 2014-09-19 [UFCW]

Saskatchewan Saskatoon gives lockout notice to transit union 2014-09-19 [CBC]

Ontario U.S. Steel Canada sought exit from Hamilton operations says union 2014-09-19 [The Globe and Mail]

British Columbia Teachers' strike is over: 86% vote 'yes' to accept deal 2014-09-19 [CBC]

Ontario UAW move on two-tier wages welcome 2014-09-18 [Unifor]

British Columbia A Peek into BC's Proposed Teacher Deal 2014-09-18 [The Tyee]

British Columbia Nurses protest new patient care model 2014-09-18 [CTV]

Nova Scotia Premier: Labour costs not sustainable 2014-09-18 [The Chronicle-Herald]

Ontario Alexandria Moulding Employees Join Steelworkers 2014-09-18 [USW]

British Columbia Call for suspension of city-union bargaining until after election called 'insulting' by Kelowna mayor 2014-09-18 [The Daily Courrier]

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This month in labour history

8-09-1987 The Save Our Suds Campaign shut down all Ontario breweries for the day. Panic ensued. [more]

8-09-1886 Alberta's first union is chartered: the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Saskatchewan Division No. 322. It was formed in Medicine Hat. [more]

11-09-2012 Ontario's Liberal government passes Bill 115. The law strips education workers' collective agreements. [more]

12-09-1945 A 99 day strike by Ford workers begins. The strike will win, among other things, the Rand Formula for Canadian unions. [more]

12-09-1891 The Knight of Labour strike Ottawa-Hull area lumber mills after wages are cut. The strikers win a partial victory in October. [more]

14-09-1989 Striking Dartmouth NS police are replaced by the RCMP. [more]

15-09-1933 The Stratford general strike begins in a furniture factory and spreads across the city. The army is called out with tanks. [more]

15-09-1978 The 9-month long Inco strike starts in Sudbury. [more]

16-09-1912 Vancouver Island coal miners strike. The companies respond by importing miners from Europe. This is the 1st of many violent coal strikes. [more]

16-09-1913 Canada's second provincial labour body, the New Brunswick Federation of Labour, is founded. [more]

19-09-2008 The historic Sudbury Steelworkers Hall is destroyed in a fire. [more]

22-09-1946 6,000 Dominion Textile strikers march through Valleyfield Quebec, protesting the arrest of organizer Madeline Parent. [more]

24-09-1963 The Canadian Union of Public Employees, now Canada`s largest union, is founded in Winnipeg. [more]

24-09-1963 In Winnipeg, NUPE and NUPSE merge to form the Canadian Union of Public Employees. [more]

25-09-1995 Canadian unions supporting the Liverpool Dockers Solidarity Campaign organize national actions using the internet. This believed to be the first time the net was used to organize a national action. [more]

29-09-1931 Estevan Coal Miners’ strike begins. 3 miners are shot dead and 12 wounded. The strike is won in October with a wage incraease and shorter work day. [more]

29-09-1931 The Black Tuesday Riot took place in Estevan SK on this date when police killed three striking miners. [more]