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Alberta NDP experiment in Alberta over after Jason Kenny victory! [IAMAW] 2019-04-21

Ontario 'We're not going away': Labour groups criticize Doug Ford's education changes, protest job cuts [CBC] 2019-04-18

Manitoba Premier picking fights with workers 100 years after general strike, labour leader says [CBC] 2019-04-18

Ontario Backlash hits Falls hotel after tourists kicked out for joining picket line [The Review] 2019-04-18

New Brunswick No nursing home strike possible as court reserves decision [CBC] 2019-04-18

Saskatchewan Saskatoon Co-op employees vote for deal to end strike [The Star-Phoenix] 2019-04-17

Alberta UCP majority means Alberta workers must unite to defend just and equal future [Unifor] 2019-04-17

U.K. tourists evicted from Niagara Falls hotel for supporting striking cafe workers [CBC] 2019-04-17

Ontario Tourists asked to leave Niagara Falls hotel for joining picket line [This Week] 2019-04-16

Saskatchewan Worker 'cautiously optimistic' as Saskatoon Co-op, union reach tentative deal [CBC] 2019-04-16


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Newfoundland and Labrador CUPE Holding Symposium on P3 Projects 2019-04-22 [VOCM]

Nova Scotia Health Authority using more 'travel nurses' 2019-04-21 [NUPGE]

The 50th Earth Day - need for action more critical than ever! 2019-04-21 [NUPGE]

Nova Scotia Over 200 union jobs lost as Crossley Carpets in Truro set to close in July 2019-04-21 [NSFL]

Nova Scotia On April 28, we remember the workers we lost and dedicate ourselves to protecting others 2019-04-21 [NSFL]

The CATSA Conundrum – We need a better process! 2019-04-21 [IAMAW]

Alberta NDP experiment in Alberta over after Jason Kenny victory! 2019-04-21 [IAMAW]

British Columbia This is a problem – Period and we have a solution! 2019-04-21 [IAMAW]

Newfoundland and Labrador Lobster Formula Rollover, New Strategy For Marketing and Branding 2019-04-21 [FFAW/Unifor]

Same Old Story from Canada Post 2019-04-21 [CUPW]

Alberta ATA President Congratulates Premier-Designate Kenney 2019-04-21 [ATA]

British Columbia NDP government extends mental disorder presumption to care aides and nurses 2019-04-21 [HEU]

BC activists picket U of S alumni events in support of CUPE 1975 2019-04-21 [CUPE]

Prince Edward Island Provincial Election – CUPE Candidates Survey 2019-04-21 [CUPE]

Ontario Cuts to overdose prevention fuel worst health emergency in a generation 2019-04-21 [CUPE]

Ontario Still way short on beds, Ford announces a 10% cut to real hospital capacity 2019-04-21 [CUPE]

Newfoundland and Labrador Town of Placentia municipal workers vote 100% in favour of strike action 2019-04-21 [CUPE]

Encore for CUPE: Application filed with CIRB to represent WestJet regional flight attendants 2019-04-21 [CUPE]

Newfoundland and Labrador Union says lobster bargaining agreement will stay 2019-04-20 [Undercurrent]

Ontario Long-Term Care and Retirement Home Workers Launch Campaign with Direct Message: Tell Them to Care 2019-04-20 [SEIU]

Manitoba Impact of Winnipeg General Strike still felt a century later 2019-04-20 [The Free Press]

British Columbia Ferry workers' union concerned about lack of consultation over sale of alcohol on board 2019-04-20 [CBC]

RadioLabour Canada’s Country Report for the week April 15-19, 2019 2019-04-20 [RadioLabour]

Ontario TLDSB director says no discipline for students, teachers after walkout 2019-04-19 [The Times]

Ontario Power of Many takes issue with Ontario's future, Ford government 2019-04-19 [Soo Today]

Ontario University of Toronto Unions criticize Asbestos Review Panel following 2017 incidents 2019-04-19 [CUPE]

Newfoundland and Labrador Unelected and unaccountable board to cut health care spending 2019-04-19 [NUPGE]

British Columbia Lawsuit eyed over union-only raise for B.C. community care workers 2019-04-19 [The Review]

Ontario Penetanguishene jail officers constantly assaulted by inmates, union says 2019-04-19 []

Ontario OPSEU members launch “Families Know Best Voyage” in northwestern Ontario 2019-04-19 [NUPGE]

British Columbia Container truckers welcome new pay increases 2019-04-19 [Unifor]

Newfoundland and Labrador NAPE surprised by Ches Crosbie pledge to retool health-care spending 2019-04-19 [CBC]

Bell Canada issues layoff notices while outsourcing Wireless to the Home project 2019-04-19 [Unifor]

Ontario Falls hotel backtracks, apologizes to U.K. tourists booted out 2019-04-19 [The Review]

Why correctional officers oppose prison needle exchange programs 2019-04-19 [CBC]

New Brunswick Delay in nursing home workers decision 'difficult' for residents, says advocate 2019-04-19 [CBC]

Newfoundland and Labrador Strike — or lockout — looms for Placentia municipal workers 2019-04-19 [CBC]

Ontario Niagara’s ‘Ethical’ Rainforest Café Claws-back Tips, Attacks Unions 2019-04-19 [Press Progress]

Newfoundland and Labrador Placentia Municipal Workers Vote in Favour of Strike Action 2019-04-19 [VOCM]

Quebec Labour minister proposes settlement in 15-month ABI lockout 2019-04-19 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Time to put the heart back in the NDIS 2019-04-18 [HSU]

Ontario Unifor officials say FCA investing $355M in Windsor Assembly Plant 2019-04-18 [CTV]

British Columbia Nurses, 911 operators to get easier access to mental health compensation 2019-04-18 [CBC]

Ontario OPSEU members launch 'Families Know Best Voyage' in support of autism and special services in northwestern Ontario 2019-04-18 [OPSEU]

Ontario 'We're not going away': Labour groups criticize Doug Ford's education changes, protest job cuts 2019-04-18 [CBC]

Nova Scotia Workplace violence concerns at Breton Ability Centre prompt picket 2019-04-18 [CBC]

Nova Scotia Truro workers in a 'state of shock' after layoff notices 2019-04-18 [CBC]

Manitoba Opposition parties delay bills affecting health care services, public construction projects, and more 2019-04-18 [CBC]

Manitoba Premier picking fights with workers 100 years after general strike, labour leader says 2019-04-18 [CBC]

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This month in labour history

6-04-1980 The Canadian Farmworkers Union holds its Founding Convention at Douglas College and delegates elect FWOC President Raj Chouhan as CFU president. The CFU is Canada's first agricultural workers union. [more]

8-04-1937 In Oshawa, Ontario, 4,000 workers go on strike at the General Motors plant for recognition of the United Auto Workers. They win major concessions, and the strike is often considered the birth of industrial unionism in Canada. [more]

11-04-1972 More than 200,000 public sector workers, organized in the Québec Common Front, begin a ten-day strike. Three leaders are jailed, but the Common Front ultimately succeeds in winning a $100 minimum weekly wage for public employees. [more]

15-04-1903 British Columbia union organizer Frank Rogers, a longshoreman, dies after he is shot while supporting clerical workers on strike against the Canadian Pacific Railway in Vancouver. [more]

18-04-1872 The first issue of the Ontario Workman appears, with the slogan “The equalization of all elements of society in the social scale should be the true aim of civilization.” It also publishes an excerpt on "the normal working day" from Karl Marx's Capital. [more]

18-04-1872 Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald announces a Trade Union Act stating that unions are legal. This is two days after leaders of the Toronto printers, with strong public support in their strike for a nine-hour day, are arrested for common conspiracy. [more]

19-04-1974 In a targeted campaign for pay equity, postal workers begin a seven-day illegal strike that wins women postal code machine operators the same pay as male postal clerks. [more]

23-04-1956 More than 1600 delegates attend the founding convention of the Canadian Labour Congress, a merger of the Trades and Labour Congress and the Canadian Congress of Labour. They call for a national health plan, full employment and a guaranteed annual wage. [more]

26-04-1918 After years of agitation by reformers and unions, the New Brunswick Workmen’s Compensation Act receives Royal Assent. [more]

27-04-1983 As part of its anti-labour agenda, the Alberta government brings in legislation denying firefighters and healthcare workers the right to strike. [more]

28-04-1984 The Canadian Labour Congress establishes the first National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job. The idea of a Workers' Memorial Day is adopted by more than 100 countries around the world. [more]

29-04-1903 After the militia are called out to patrol the docks, thousands of people rally to support striking longshoremen in Montréal. They win wage increases and recognition of the International Longshoremen’s Association. [more]

29-04-1903 A sudden rock slide at Turtle Mountain kills more than 76 men, women and children in and around the town of Frank in the Crowsnest Pass. From inside the mine, 17 coal miners dig their way to safety. [more]