Ontario CUPE Ontario's education workers plan job action for beginning of school year

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Ontario Toronto Oct 3: Working for each other, working for ourselves: a revolutionary worker-organizer summit; Hosted by Toronto IWW For more info 2015-10-03 [Toronto IWW]

Ontario Company fighting union based on its religious beliefs doesn’t have a prayer 2015-08-31 [Globe and Mail]

Ontario Business closes *on religious grounds* after workers vote to unionize 2015-08-31 [Mennonite World Review]

A tax credit for teachers is no solution 2015-08-31 [Rank and File]

British Columbia Women of Steel packs school supplies for local students 2015-08-31 [The Free Press]

Quebec Parents, teachers protest education cuts 2015-08-31 [CTV]

Ontario CUPE Ontario's education workers plan job action for beginning of school year 2015-08-31 [CUPE]

Ontario Non-teaching school staff warn of possible strike 2015-08-31 [The Star]

Ontario Union members vote to step up job actions to pressure province 2015-08-31 [CBC]

Nova Scotia Working While Black 2015-08-31 [USW]

Alberta Silas: Time to Get Loud and Take Action! 2015-08-31 [UNA]

Bell Aliant contracting out jobs to India 2015-08-31 [Unifor]

We are saddened by the tragic events in Virginia 2015-08-31 [CWA]

Harperman case: Can public servants be political activists? 2015-08-30 [CBC]

The Popularity of Labour Unions Are On The Rise As Millennial Support Grows 2015-08-30 [Teamsters]

Ontario Why Ottawa's airport cabbies are right 2015-08-29 [The Citizen]

British Columbia Locked out Qualicum Beach workers accept LRB proposal 2015-08-29 [CUPE]

Ontario Library board, staff reach deal 2015-08-29 [The Intelligencer]

Ontario Ottawa taxi drivers regroup as airport protest cools 2015-08-29 [The Citizen]

Ontario Inspectors shut down powered areas of Green Electron project in St. Clair Township 2015-08-29 [The Observer]

Ontario Wynne government must admit responsibility for home care strikebreakers, says OPSEU 2015-08-29 [NUPGE]

Manitoba IAM votes to accept contract, end 17-week strike 2015-08-29 [The Reminder]

British Columbia Unifor 2301 speaks up about Labour Day picnic decision 2015-08-29 [The Northern Sentinel]

Newfoundland and Labrador Anxious times for trades school students and unemployed workers 2015-08-29 [CBC]

Ontario Lawn signs first, registration second for health care advocacy group 2015-08-29 [CBC]

Alberta Postal workers say changes were rushed 2015-08-29 [The News]

Ontario CAS workers back to table 2015-08-28 [The Intelligencer]

Alberta New Official Administrator appointed to lead Alberta Health Services 2015-08-28 [NUPGE]

British Columbia Door-to-door delivery defenders united at Kamloops election forum 2015-08-28 [This Week]

NUPGE Leadership School: This federal election, we can do better! 2015-08-28 [NUPGE]

British Columbia Save Canada Post campaign draws lot of support 2015-08-28 [The Echo]

Ontario Lab workers at SickKids join OPSEU 2015-08-28 [NUPGE]

Ontario Unions take Pearson airport to task over safety after recent accident 2015-08-28 [CBC]

Ontario Safety concerns raised after Pearson airport worker seriously injured on runway 2015-08-28 [The Spectator]

British Columbia Need workers? Call us, labour union says 2015-08-28 [Alaska Highway News]

Ontario Peterborough scrap yard under compliance orders following death of employee 2015-08-28 [My Kawartha]

Jazz Aviation reaches tentative deal with flight attendants 2015-08-28 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Working Long Hours Is A Risk To Your Health According To New Study 2015-08-28 [Teamsters]

Unpacking the Liberal attack on the NDP minimum wage 2015-08-27 [Rank and File]

A message from a postie: Defend our public services, Stop Harper! 2015-08-27 [Rank and File]

Do our soldiers need a union? 2015-08-27 [Now]

British Columbia UBC locals call for transparency, openness on Gupta exit 2015-08-27 [CUPE]

Ontario Labour ministry says 29 complaints investigated at construction site 2015-08-27 [The Observer]

Ontario Deals with two teachers' unions, support staff still needed 2015-08-27 [CTV]

Ontario Township, union reach tentative agreement 2015-08-27 [The Whig-Standard]

British Columbia Kamloops postal workers to speak with (most) federal candidates tonight 2015-08-27 [Info Tel]

Newfoundland and Labrador Future not so bright for piping trades apprentices, union says 2015-08-27 [CBC]

Ontario OPSEU members prepare for another strike at Participation Lodge 2015-08-27 [NUPGE]

Unifor, advocates want to see health care in election spotlight 2015-08-27 [CBC]

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This month in labour history

1-08-1928 Ten workers are killed in the collapse of a gate on the Welland Ship Canal. They are among the 137 men who died during the completion of this shipping link between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. [more]

1-08-2009 At Voisey's Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, United Steelworkers Local 9508 begins an 18-month strike against Vale Inco. The main issue is pay equity with workers at the multinational's other operations in Canada. [more]

10-08-1970 Nova Scotia fishermen and supporters march across the Canso Causeway, holding up traffic on the Trans Canada Highway. Their seven-month strike wins them the right to a union, but the fish plants refuse to recognize the United Fishermen and Allied Workers. [more]

12-08-1909 Freight handlers at Fort William, Ontario take part in a gun battle with Canadian Pacific Railway police. The seven-day strike is settled, but the CPR later fires most of its Greek and Italian immigrant workers. [more]

20-08-1937 Millworkers and longshoremen on the Miramichi River in New Brunswick strike for better wages and hours and for recognition of the New Brunswick Farmer-Labour Union. Their success helps bring about new labour laws in the province. [more]

22-08-1950 More than 100,000 railway workers go on strike, shutting down the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific railway lines. A week later an emergency session of Parliament passes a law to end the strike, the first use of back-to-work legislation in Canada. [more]

29-08-1907 Seventy-five men, many of them First Nations workers from Kahnawake, are killed in the collapse of a huge cantilever bridge under construction across the St. Lawrence River at Quebec City. Before the disaster, supervisors overlook flaws in the design. [more]

31-08-2013 A merger of the Canadian Auto Workers and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers brings 300,000 members together in Unifor, now Canada's largest private sector union. There are high expectations for new organizing work, especially among young people. [more]

31-08-2001 A McDonald's restaurant in Montreal closes after the workers there organize and before a first contract is negotiated. This is later documented in the film Maxime, McDuff & McDo. [more]