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Sydney Crown attorney hails 'historic agreement' [The Post] 2014-04-21

Unions, Democracy and Equality Series Now Available [CCPA] 2014-04-21

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Ontario Historic Miners’ Strike Led to Important Health and Safety Advances [USW] 2014-04-17

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Atlantic Council Wrap up 2014-04-21 [Unifor]

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Sydney Crown attorney hails 'historic agreement' 2014-04-21 [The Post]

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Ontario Workers at Lococo's grocery store join the union, UFCW 175 2014-04-20 [UFCW]

CLC 2014 Candidate for President: A Primer 2014-04-20 [Classic Controller]

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British Columbia 695 B.C. coal miners laid off but HD Mining wants workers from China 2014-04-18 [Resource Clips]

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Prince Edward Island Government should accept responsibility for deficit 2014-04-17 [NUPGE]

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Ontario Premier Wynne Receives 1,100 Requests to Defend Young Workers 2014-04-17 [USW]

Alberta Child labour on government agenda 2014-04-17 [AFL]

British Columbia B.C. Federation of Labour Statement on McDonald’s 2014-04-17 [BCFL]

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Ontario Six unions band together to fight 'devastating cuts' demanded by Liberals 2014-04-17 [The Global Post]

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British Columbia White Rock worker strike could begin this weekend 2014-04-17 [Now]

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This month in labour history

3-04-1872 250 women garment workers strike against 5 factories in Toronto. Other strikes followed until uniform wages were established. [more]

4-04-1935 The Relief Camp Workers Union strikes in BC. This is the start of what became the On To Ottawa Trek. [more]

8-04-1937 4,000 workers walk out of the General Motors plant in Oshawa Ontario in a bid for union recognition. [more]

9-04-1983 The Ontario government bans strike-related misconduct by employers after Claude Doligdeen is killed on a picket line. [more]

11-04-1972 The Quebec Common Front starts a province-wide general strike. [more]

14-04-1872 1 in 10 Torontonians join a rally in solidarity with striking printers to demand a 9-hour work day. [more]

19-04-1974 Postal workers begin a 7 day illegal strike that wins women the same pay as men and a general increase in wages. [more]

23-04-1937 Striking workers win major concessions from General Motors. The strike is referred-to as the 'birth of industrial unionism'. [more]

23-04-1956 The Canadian Labour Congress is formed by the merger of the Trades and Labour Congress and the Congress of Labour. [more]

27-04-1983 Alberta government passes legislation denying firefighters and healthcare workers the right to strike

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28-04-1984 The Canadian Labour Congress proclaims world's first National Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured by their jobs. [more]