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Saskatoon Radisson employees ratify new contract 2018-11-15 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

SFL organizes community conversations on how to win the Fight for 15 2018-11-13 [SFL]

Saskatoon Co-op files unfair labour practice in ongoing strike 2018-11-10 [Global]

University of Regina academic staff vote in favour of strike mandate 2018-11-10 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Co-op workers back on the job in Moose Jaw 2018-11-09 [Global]

University Heights business owners feel effects of Co-op's strike 2018-11-08 [The Star-Phoenix]

Sask. government says 3.5% wage rollback was 'disruptive' to labour talks 2018-11-08 [CBC]

Moose Jaw Co-op strike ends after agreement reached 2018-11-08 [CBC]

Co-op workers strike in Moose Jaw and Saskatoon 2018-11-08 [Rank and File]

Moose Jaw, Sask., Co-op reaches agreement with UFCW 2018-11-08 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Picketers moved after Saskatoon Co-op neighbours lose sales 2018-11-07 [CKOM]

U of R prof hosting community discussion on refinery health and safety 2018-11-07 [The Leader-Post]

Unhappy Saskatoon Co-op members target board over strike 2018-11-07 [CBC]

Petition to remove Saskatoon Co-op directors set up by members 2018-11-06 [CTV]

CUPE shows solidarity and support to Moose Jaw Co-op workers on strike 2018-11-04 [CUPE]

CUPE Saskatchewan delivers solidarity to postal workers 2018-11-04 [CUPE]

Strike continues at Saskatoon Co-op after latest round of bargaining fails 2018-11-04 [The Star-Phoenix]

UFCW workers at Saskatoon Co-op on strike 2018-11-03 [Global]

Nurses start conversation about youth mental health 2018-11-03 [The Leader-Post]

Correctional officers protest prison needle exchange program outside Goodale’s Regina office 2018-11-03 [CKRM]

UFCW workers at Saskatoon Co-op on strike 2018-11-02 [Global]

More waste and mismanagement evident by Sask Party government's privatization agenda 2018-11-02 [NUPGE]

Union says Agrium still needs to be held accountable for death of Chad Wiklun 2018-11-02 [CBC]

Saskatoon Co-op workers hit picket lines for first time in 35 years 2018-11-02 [The Province]

Province's postal workers no longer on strike 2018-11-01 [CBC]

Humboldt Canada Post on Strike 2018-10-31 [Discover]

Postal workers picket Weyburn post office 2018-10-31 [The Review]

Tradespeople feeling left out of government procurement process ​ 2018-10-31 [Global]

Strike imminent at more than 20 Saskatoon Co-op locations 2018-10-31 [The Province]

Saskatoon Co-op workers set to strike for workplace fairness 2018-10-30 [UFCW]

Saskatoon Co-Op workers may hit picket lines Thursday 2018-10-30 [CBC]

'I'm up for the challenge': New SFL president hopes fresh face will open new doors 2018-10-28 [The Leader-Post]

CUPE Saskatchewan hosts meet and greet of Buenaventura Colombian Strike Committee in Regina 2018-10-28 [CUPE]

The SFL’s long-time president steps down and all the worst people are glad to see him go 2018-10-26 [Planet S]

Moose Jaw Co-op continues to reject higher wages than neighbouring competitors 2018-10-23 [Global]

Deal reached between the City of Weyburn and CUPE Local 90 2018-10-21 [CUPE]

New radio ads encourage reconciliation in rural Saskatchewan 2018-10-19 [Unifor]

CUPE welcomes new members at South West Crisis Services 2018-10-18 [CUPE]

Northwest School Division worker wins CUPE Saskatchewan's provincial award for education activism 2018-10-16 [CUPE]

CUPE Saskatchewan endorses Colin Byas for SFL Secretary-Treasurer 2018-10-15 [CUPE]

Les travailleurs de l'éducation de la Saskatchewan discutent des compressions et de la négociation 2018-10-13 [SCFP]

Education workers from Saskatchewan meeting to discuss cuts and bargaining 2018-10-13 [CUPE]

City administration opposes living wage policy for city employees 2018-10-10 [Global]

Moose Jaw Co-op employees returning to strike this week 2018-10-09 [CKRM]

Strike mandate approved in university pension dispute 2018-10-04 [The Leader-Post]

Strike mandate approved in university pension dispute 2018-10-03 [The Star-Phoenix]

Moose Jaw Co-Op workers strike over wage dispute 2018-10-03 [Global]

Pay inequity major issue as workers set to strike at Moose Jaw Co-op 2018-10-02 [UFCW]

Finding new approaches to old health care challenges 2018-10-01 [SUN]

The Legal Aid Commission needs to respond to the cuts and meet with workers, says CUPE 1949 2018-10-01 [CUPE]

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]

5-11-1945 Start of a blockade of the Ford plant in Windsor ON by strikers and their supporters. [more]

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

10-11-1975 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]

10-11-1983 In British Columbia three months of protests against 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]

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 Forty-five thousand 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 lettercarrier routes. [more]

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