Prince Edward Island Canadian Blood Services strike over

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Ontario Change Ontario’s workplaces by burying the Harris era 2016-08-24 [Rank and File]

Prince Edward Island Canadian Blood Services strike over 2016-08-24 [CBC]

Ontario Why doctors are lousy labour negotiators 2016-08-24 [The Star]

British Columbia Labour Day: a time to reflect on progress for workers-and the need for action 2016-08-23 [CUPE]

British Columbia Tentative agreement averts strike at Vancouver airport 2016-08-23 [Business]

Hamilton politicians put stamp on postal banking for Canada Post 2016-08-23 [The Spectator]

Ontario Drawing the Line on Sexual Harassment 2016-08-23 [OHS Canada]

Saskatchewan Another worker hurt at Agrium's Vanscoy, Sask., potash mine 2016-08-23 [CBC]

Brink’s Canada ordered to change ‘All Off’ model to better protect armed guards 2016-08-23 [Global]

Manitoba City prepares for possible postal strike 2016-08-23 [The Free Press]

Ontario Potential Canada Post strike not good news for local businesses 2016-08-23 [CBC]

Ontario U.S. Steel Canada retired workers again denied benefits 2016-08-23 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Alberta Teamsters 362 Plays Special Role In Ride To Conquer Cancer 2016-08-22 [Teamsters]

Ontario Paramedics To Receive Mental Health Support in the Workplace 2016-08-22 [Teamsters]

USW endorses bill to adopt and implement UNDRIP 2016-08-22 [USW]

Canada's Nurses send message of support to Allina Health nurses 2016-08-22 [UNA]

YIP session builds solidarity amongst youth activists in Western Canada 2016-08-22 [UFCW]

Ontario UFCW Canada supports annual Jane & Finch Unity initiative 2016-08-22 [UFCW]

Unifor applauds 'life-saving' Armoured Car safety ruling 2016-08-22 [Unifor]

Ontario Profs worried Carleton's sexual violence policy could 'embarrass' university 2016-08-22 [The Citizen]

Quebec CEGEP staff stage walkout to protest salary inequality 2016-08-22 [CBC]

Newfoundland and Labrador Catching quality cod: FFAW studying best fishing practices in N.L. 2016-08-22 [CBC]

Prime Minister Trudeau and Premier Notley to address Unifor Convention 2016-08-22 [Unifor]

British Columbia Camosun College receives donation to support women in shipbuilding/repair trades 2016-08-21 [UA]

New Brunswick New Brunswickers Draw Crowds to Support Energy East at Recent Public Hearings 2016-08-21 [UA]

Ontario Former KPR teacher Deb St. Amant receives ETFO Honorary Life Member Award 2016-08-21 [ETFO]

Ontario Homecare workers ratify three-year agreement 2016-08-21 [SEIU]

New Brunswick PSAC and GSU Presidents visit Miramichi to hear from pay centre workers 2016-08-21 [PSAC]

Nova Scotia NSGEU President calls out Amherst town councillor for racist comments 2016-08-21 [NUPGE]

Saskatchewan Anti-poverty groups see social assistance cuts as part of austerity agenda 2016-08-21 [NUPGE]

Ontario Ottawa's Rideauwood workers choose OPSEU 2016-08-21 [NUPGE]

New Brunswick Community College workers sign first collective agreement 2016-08-21 [NUPGE]

Ontario Assault on youth worker raises alarm 2016-08-21 [NUPGE]

Manitoba Canada Post workers rally outside Liberal MP’s office 2016-08-21 [CTV]

British Columbia Prison Break star hails B.C. film industry, says workers are 'on par with the greatest crews anywhere' 2016-08-21 [The Sun]

Canada Post refuses to answer contract questions 2016-08-21 [Global]

Manitoba Dozens rally in support of Canada Post workers 2016-08-21 [CBC]

Ontario Weekend Video: Fight for $15 and Fairness 2016-08-21 [Rank and File]

Ontario Jurors at coroners inquest consider recommendations in death of parkway worker 2016-08-20 [The Star]

Prince Edward Island Town of Kensington, union workers currently in contract negotiations 2016-08-20 [The Journal-Pioneer]

Negotiations Continue: Meeting With The Government 2016-08-20 [CUPW]

Union putting factual TV worker issues on the public policy map 2016-08-20 [CWA]

British Columbia Glaring omission in Christy Clark’s climate change plan: What happens to workers? 2016-08-20 [BC Fed]

Alberta ATA Locals Tackling Hot Button Issues Honoured with Provincial Awards 2016-08-20 [ATA]

Saskatchewan #YWFightStigma in Saskatoon 2016-08-20 [Rank and File]

Ontario Fighting for $15 and Fairness in Brampton 2016-08-20 [Rank and File]

Newfoundland and Labrador Operating Engineers exercise democracy in tough times 2016-08-20 [Rank and File]

Ontario Everyone deserves a voice at work 2016-08-20 [rabble]

Ontario Kathleen Wynne tried to use First Nations to silence opposition to Hydro One sell-off. She failed 2016-08-20 [rabble]

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This month in labour history

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]

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]

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]

19-08-1998 The McDonald's restaurant in Squamish BC becomes the first unionized McD's in North America. [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]