Nova Scotia We've come a long way, Halifax - 7 months on the picket line

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Ontario 'We're not letting this go' union says 2016-07-30 [SooToday]

Manitoba Youth-crisis counsellors set to walk off the job Tuesday 2016-07-29 [The Free Press]

British Columbia Campaign By Steelworkers Leads to Agreement With Police on Mining Injuries and Deaths 2016-07-29 [USW]

Nova Scotia Fishermen win back right to operate as union 2016-07-29 [CBC]

Nova Scotia We've come a long way, Halifax - 7 months on the picket line 2016-07-29 [Local Xpress]

Postal workers confront Canada Post: The struggle continues in 2016 2016-07-29 [Rank and File]

Alberta Oilsands workers supporting renewable energy 2016-07-29 [rabble]

Ontario This won’t go away until we get answers, Union says 2016-07-29 [Sault Online]

British Columbia Strike looms, talks continue 2016-07-29 [Castanet]

Ontario Rally in Essex unites striking library workers 2016-07-29 [The Star]

Ontario Food drive held for striking Essex County library workers 2016-07-29 [Our Windsor]

Changes needed for Ontario's freelancers and independent contractors 2016-07-29 [Unifor]

Nova Scotia Striking Chronicle Herald photographer recovering from picket line stroke 2016-07-29 [CBC]

Newfoundland and Labrador FFAW president responds to Ryan Cleary: Union needs co-operation, not division 2016-07-29 [CBC]

Ontario TTC criticized in labour ruling over 'abuse' of workers on social media 2016-07-29 [The Star]

Ontario Nishnawbe-Aski Police Officers vote in favour of strike action For more info 2016-07-28 [PSAC]

Ontario Issues With The New Ontario Public Service Attendance Management Program For more info 2016-07-28 [AMAPCEO]

Newfoundland and Labrador Province to privatize production and distribution of licenses and ID cards 2016-07-28 [NUPGE]

Ontario Fiat Chrysler sales numbers won't affect contract talks, Unifor says 2016-07-28 [CBC]

Ontario Steelworkers' benefits decision postponed in U.S. Steel Canada bankruptcy hearing 2016-07-28 [CBC]

Newfoundland and Labrador Ryan Cleary says fishermen want him to set up a new union 2016-07-28 [CBC]

PTSD prevalent among male prison officers, federal data reveal 2016-07-28 [The Globe and Mail]

A lot riding on Canada Post negotiations, especially for younger workers 2016-07-28 [BCGEU]

Manitoba Closure of Canada’s only deep-water Arctic port ‘shocking’ 2016-07-28 [RCI]

Alberta Edmonton police group says survey finds members feel their workplace is 'toxic' 2016-07-28 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario Panel reviewing Ontario's labour laws looks for ways to help vulnerable workers 2016-07-28 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario How workers stuck in precarious jobs would make things better 2016-07-27 [The Star]

Quebec Workers at two Bulk Barn stores join the union 2016-07-27 [UFCW]

BuildForce Canada: Using Digital Technology to Empower the Construction Industry 2016-07-27 [UA]

Ontario Letter to Turkish Ambassador condemning the mass suspension of over 15,000 teachers 2016-07-27 [ETFO]

Ontario Working alone at Waypoint: maximum insecurity 2016-07-27 [OPSEU]

Ontario ONA says CAMH guilty plea a start, but workplace violence continues 2016-07-27 [ONA]

Ontario OPSEU video reveals security equipment challenges at Waypoint 2016-07-27 [NUPGE]

Newfoundland and Labrador FFAW Delegation meet with Minister Dominic LeBlanc 2016-07-27 [FFAW/Unifor]

CTF sends letter of protest to Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey 2016-07-27 [CTF]

Announcing the Roy Adams’, CIRA “Canadian Freedom of Association Award” 2016-07-27 [The Law of Work]

British Columbia Nurses’ Union employee lockout turns into strike 2016-07-27 [Rank and File]

In solidarity with Colonialism No More: A place for labour in anti-colonial struggles 2016-07-27 [Rank and File]

Newfoundland and Labrador Minister defends potential changes to N.L. driver's licences 2016-07-27 [CBC]

Manitoba Port of Churchill employees ‘blindsided’ by pink slips: Union 2016-07-27 [CTV]

Ontario U.S. Steel Canada retirees to ask judge to reinstate their benefits 2016-07-27 [CBC]

Ontario Legal Aid lawyers push to unionize 2016-07-27 [The Law Times]

Quebec Davie Shipbuilding, CSN union agree to 5-year contract 2016-07-27 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario Ruling fuels debate over sick day rules in county library strike 2016-07-26 [The Star]

Ontario Home care funding not going where it’s needed 2016-07-26 [NUPGE]

Invest in Canada, Unifor tells Detroit Three ahead of contract talks 2016-07-26 [CBC]

Two-Tier Is a No-Go! 2016-07-26 [CUPW]

Ontario Mississauga libraries slated to reopen Wednesday after CUPE ratifies new agreement 2016-07-26 [CBC]

Auto industry vital to Canada 2016-07-26 [Unifor]

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This month in labour history

1-07-1935 In Regina, Saskatchewan a rally in support of the On-to-Ottawa Trek of unemployed workers is attacked by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Two men are killed and 100 injured in the police riot that contributes to the defeat of Prime Minister R.B. Bennett. [more]

1-07-1923 On Sunday evening Nova Scotia provincial police charge through crowds at the Sydney steel plant in Nova Scotia, where workers are on strike for union recognition. When the mineworkers go on a sympathetic strike, the miners' leaders are arrested. [more]

3-07-1979 Longshoremen in Saint John, New Brunswick refuse to load a shipment of heavy water for use by the military dictatorship in Argentina. The Hot Cargo protest draws attention to the abuse of human rights and secures the release of several political prisoners. [more]

7-07-1983 British Columbia introduces 26 bills to cut public services and limit union rights. Operation Solidarity launches a province-wide mobilization, supported by a wider Solidarity Coalition, that takes the province to the verge of a general strike. [more]

9-07-1793 Black petitioners and abolitionist allies succeed in gaining a law to limit slavery in Upper Canada. The importation of additional slaves is prohibited, and the children of slaves are to be freed at 25 years of age. [more]

11-07-1962 The road to universal health care reaches a turning point when Saskatchewan doctors fail to win public support for their strike against the implementation of medicare. Saskatchewan goes on to set the model for the rest of the country. [more]

14-07-1946 In Hamilton, Ontario steelworkers take on the country's biggest steel producer in a crucial strike for union recognition. With strong community support, the steelworkers hold the line for almost three months to win an historic victory. [more]

18-07-1968 24,000 posties begin a strike that lasts until 9 August. [more]

23-07-1965 Postal workers across the country begin a wildcat strike that leads to full union recognition and collective bargaining rights in the postal service. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers soon emerges as one of the most militant public sector unions. [more]

24-07-1941 Thousands of workers in Arvida, Québec go on an illegal wartime strike and occupy the Alcan aluminium plant. The federal government claims enemy sabotage and sends troops. Work resumes while a settlement is negotiated. [more]

27-07-1918 Ginger Goodwin, a union organizer and socialist, is shot and killed by a special constable in the woods near Cumberland, British Columbia. In Vancouver his shooting leads to the province's first one-day general strike. [more]

28-07-1932 Three young boys die in an abandoned coal mine in Minto, New Brunswick. Two of the coal miners who come to their rescue also perish. The tragic event leads to the province's first mine safety legislation. [more]

31-07-1961 The founding convention of the New Party, soon to be the New Democratic Party, opens in Ottawa. Strongly supported by the Canadian Labour Congress, it replaces the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation. Saskatchewan premier Tommy Douglas is chosen as leader. [more]