Ontario College Strike - Day 32 - JP Hornick demystifies NDP worker rights protection

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Ontario College Strike - Day 32 - JP Hornick demystifies NDP worker rights protection [CITY] 2017-11-17

Alberta Nearly one in five city employees say they've been harassed, report shows [CBC] 2017-11-17

Union accuses Corus of punishing newly unionized workers [iPolitics] 2017-11-17

Ontario NDP blocks government back–to-work bill aimed at ending college strike [Canadian Labour Reporter] 2017-11-17

Ontario Sudbury Counselling Centre strike to continue [The Star] 2017-11-16

Ontario Striking workers at Ontario Food Terminal causing traffic delays on The Queensway [The Star] 2017-11-16

Ontario College faculty reject contract, call on employer to get back to the table [OPSEU] 2017-11-16

Ontario NDP calls for arbitration for workers involved in negotiating their first contracts [The Star] 2017-11-16

Ontario Will the college strike end today? Vote results will determine if students, faculty go back to school [CBC] 2017-11-16

Labour leaders frustrated with McKenna for neglecting coal workers [The National Observer] 2017-11-16








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Ontario Canadian college faculty reject contract offer and call for renewed talks 2017-11-17 [Education International]

Ontario College Strike - Day 32 - JP Hornick demystifies NDP worker rights protection 2017-11-17 [CITY]

Ontario Back-to-work bill to end five-week college strike 2017-11-17 [The Globe and Mail]

Newfoundland and Labrador Steelworkers in Labrador City prepare to negotiate a new contract 2017-11-17 [The Telegram]

Ontario 480 miners to be off work into December as company fixes safety problem 2017-11-17 [CBC]

Union says it will consider a cull of federal payroll rules to simplify system 2017-11-17 [iPolitics]

Alberta Nearly one in five city employees say they've been harassed, report shows 2017-11-17 [CBC]

Ontario Wynne government announces legislation to end college strike 2017-11-17 [CBC]

Shipbuilding companies, unions threaten layoffs if Liberals don’t provide new work 2017-11-17 [The Sun]

Union accuses Corus of punishing newly unionized workers 2017-11-17 [iPolitics]

Ontario Workers at Safran Electronics in Peterborough, Ont., ratify new agreement 2017-11-17 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario NDP blocks government back–to-work bill aimed at ending college strike 2017-11-17 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario Sudbury Counselling Centre strike to continue 2017-11-16 [The Star]

Ontario College strike continues as faculty members reject latest contract offer 2017-11-16 [CBC]

Ontario Striking workers at Ontario Food Terminal causing traffic delays on The Queensway 2017-11-16 [The Star]

Ontario Striking Ontario college faculty reject offer, bargaining talks resume 2017-11-16 [CTV]

Ontario Great solidarity at George Brown College student rally 2017-11-16 [OPSEU]

Ontario Bill 160: the latest attack on Ontario’s public hospitals 2017-11-16 [OPSEU]

Ontario College faculty reject contract, call on employer to get back to the table 2017-11-16 [OPSEU]

Ontario Photo gallery: College faculty reject employer's offer; 86 per cent say NO! 2017-11-16 [OPSEU]

Ontario NDP calls for arbitration for workers involved in negotiating their first contracts 2017-11-16 [The Star]

Ontario College strike vote results expected today 2017-11-16 [CP24]

Ontario Will the college strike end today? Vote results will determine if students, faculty go back to school 2017-11-16 [CBC]

Saskatchewan Appeal court sides with City of Saskatoon in dispute with bus drivers 2017-11-16 [CBC]

Manitoba Churchill union 'disappointed' by Omnitrax actions 2017-11-16 [The Sun]

Labour leaders frustrated with McKenna for neglecting coal workers 2017-11-16 [The National Observer]

Workers to ramp up strike action at Canadian mine in Mexico 2017-11-16 [Mining]

Saskatchewan 'It's way more than I would ever have anticipated': Union thrilled with salary, benefits deal for laid-off Cameco workers 2017-11-15 [The Star-Phoenix]

Union head wants Liberals to kill Phoenix pay system, start again 2017-11-15 [Metro]

Celebrating films about the experiences and struggles of workers 2017-11-15 [rabble]

Ontario Government must make workers its priority 2017-11-15 [OFL]

Ontario Corrections Officers to start bargaining with province 2017-11-15 [CBC]

First step in new CUPW and Canada Post bargaining 2017-11-15 [Bay Today]

Trudeau Government Must Intervene in Labour Rights Crackdown at Canadian-Owned Mine 2017-11-15 [USW]

With Phoenix pay system fix potentially costing $1B, union says time to pull the plug 2017-11-15 [Global]

Phoenix pay system should be scrapped completely, union tells Liberal government 2017-11-15 [The Star]

Ontario College strike now at 29 days making it the longest the province has seen 2017-11-15 [The Star]

Camp life takes toll on Canada's transient workers 2017-11-15 [Discourse]

Domestic Violence is a Serious Issue in the Workplace 2017-11-15 [Teamsters]

Nova Scotia Acadia University's faculty association sets Nov. 27 strike deadline 2017-11-15 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario Striking college faculty begin voting on latest offer in forced vote 2017-11-15 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Trudeau Government Must Intervene in Labour Rights Crackdown at Canadian-Owned Mine 2017-11-14 [USW]

Ontario Thank you for celebrating strong leaders in our movement! 2017-11-14 [WAC]

New USW Women’s Committees Course Pilot a Huge Success 2017-11-14 [USW]

Alberta Friends of Medicare calls for reversal of AHS decision to close public fertility clinic 2017-11-14 [UNA]

UFCW launches 16 Days of Action to End Gender-based Violence campaign 2017-11-14 [UFCW]

Quebec UFCW activist Rosannie Filato elected to Montreal city council 2017-11-14 [UFCW]

End Discrimination Against First Nations Children NOW! 2017-11-14 [UFCW]

Critics say new Globe and Mail freelance contract isn’t fair to writers 2017-11-14 [CWA]

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This month in labour history

1-11-1956 At Springhill, Nova Scotia 39 men are killed and 88 are rescued after an explosion and fire in one of Canada’s deepest coal mines. [more]

3-11-1908 The Fishermen’s Protective Union is formed in Herring Neck, Newfoundland and Labrador. The union attracts strong support and achieves significant political influence. [more]

6-11-1945 Striking Ford workers and supporters use hundreds of motor vehicles to begin a blockade of the company plant in Windsor, Ontario. The strike leads to an arbitrated settlement and the protection of union security through the Rand Formula. [more]

10-11-1983 In British Columbia three months of protests against legislative attacks on union rights and social services reach a critical turning point as teachers prepare to join the massive mobilization led by Operation Solidarity and the Solidarity Coalition. [more]

10-11-1975 An iron ore carrier sinks in a storm on Lake Superior, with the loss of all 29 hands. Although the freighter and crew of the Edmund Fitzgerald are American, the Canadian songwriter Gordon Lightfoot a year later memorializes the disaster. [more]

16-11-1925 Three thousand workers at shoe factories in Quebec City go on strike when the employers announce reduced rates of pay. When the workers agree to submit the dispute to arbitration, they win a favourable result, but employers refuse to accept the decision. [more]

18-11-1929 At Onion Lake, in Northern Ontario, two Finnish-Canadian lumber camp union organizers are seen for the last time. When the bodies of Viljo Rosvall and Janne Voutilainen are found under the ice in the spring, they are buried as martyrs to the labour cause. [more]

19-11-1997 45,000 postal workers, members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, walk off the job across the country over issues of job security, wages and changes to lettercarriers' routes. [more]

23-11-1921 A Maternity Protection Act, introduced by a labour member, is passed in British Columbia. It allows women to apply for six weeks' leave before giving birth and prohibits the employment of mothers for six weeks after. The leaves are unpaid. [more]