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Quebec Unlimited bus strike affecting two school boards will begin Monday [CTV] 2018-04-23

Ontario 'The casino is trying to starve us out' [The Star] 2018-04-23

Ontario Union rally shows support for striking casino workers [CBC] 2018-04-23

British Columbia Good-bye to the discriminatory server wage - BCFED applauds commitment to end lower wages for liquor servers [BCFed] 2018-04-21

British Columbia ‘Sexist’ Server Wage to Be Abolished Within Three Years [The Tyee] 2018-04-21

British Columbia Colombian activist thanks CUPE for help in “keeping us alive” [CUPE] 2018-04-21

Ontario Casino Sides Far Apart [The Square] 2018-04-21

Newfoundland and Labrador Throw out FISH-NL application, FFAW says after labour board ruling [CBC] 2018-04-21

Ontario Minimum wage increase better than tax cut [NUPGE] 2018-04-20

Newfoundland and Labrador NDP Calls on Government to Tackle 16 Months-long DJ Composites Dispute [VOCM] 2018-04-20








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Ontario Owen Sound Health Workers Reject Offer 2018-04-23 [Bayshore Broadcasting]

Quebec Unlimited bus strike affecting two school boards will begin Monday 2018-04-23 [CTV]

Ontario 'The casino is trying to starve us out' 2018-04-23 [The Star]

Ontario Unifor head rallies striking Caesars Windsor workers 2018-04-23 [CTV]

Day of Mourning a time to remember, prevent workplace injuries and deaths 2018-04-23 [The Daily Commercial News]

British Columbia BC Labour History: The Unlearned Lessons of the Past 2018-04-23 [The Tyee]

Ontario Dozens of auto workers protest new labour laws in Toronto 2018-04-23 [CBC]

Ontario Union rally shows support for striking casino workers 2018-04-23 [CBC]

Young Canadians learn to tell fact from fake for Media Literacy Week 2018 2018-04-23 [CTF]

New Brunswick Spread the Word about CUPW’s Preschool Centre Child Care Project in Fredericton 2018-04-22 [CUPW]

Reflections on Labor Notes 2018 2018-04-22 [Rank and File]

Ontario Rally To Support Caesars Workers Sunday 2018-04-22 [Blackburn]

Manitoba Labour board upholds ruling in favour of U of M faculty 2018-04-22 [The Free Press]

Saskatchewan Unions call for 'rapid phase-in' of $15 minimum wage 2018-04-22 [The Star-Phoenix]

CBC must stop destruction of a vital part of Canada’s broadcast history 2018-04-21 [ACTRA]

Ontario In impasse over contract talks, TTC union cancels overtime for transit workers 2018-04-21 [The Star]

Ontario Burnout, turnover concern PSWs 2018-04-21 [The Star]

British Columbia Good-bye to the discriminatory server wage - BCFED applauds commitment to end lower wages for liquor servers 2018-04-21 [BCFed]

British Columbia ‘Sexist’ Server Wage to Be Abolished Within Three Years 2018-04-21 [The Tyee]

Prince Edward Island Minister of Workforce and Advance Learning Declares April 28th 2018-04-21 [CUPE]

British Columbia Colombian activist thanks CUPE for help in “keeping us alive” 2018-04-21 [CUPE]

British Columbia Horgan’s first CUPE BC speech as Premier demonstrates government’s commitment to shared values of fairness, equality and opportunity 2018-04-21 [CUPE]

British Columbia CUPE BC ready to face the future: Trevor Davies 2018-04-21 [CUPE]

Ontario Casino Sides Far Apart 2018-04-21 [The Square]

Ontario Leaked internal memo on election coverage roils journalists at Toronto Sun 2018-04-21 [Unifor]

Ontario Western University, graduate teaching assistants, reach tentative deal 2018-04-21 [The Free Press]

Newfoundland and Labrador Throw out FISH-NL application, FFAW says after labour board ruling 2018-04-21 [CBC]

Teamsters union fires back at CP Rail for playing the 'victim card' as strike deadline looms 2018-04-21 [The Citizen]

WestJet hiring of pilots for Swoop hampering contract efforts, says union 2018-04-21 [The National Post]

Ontario Hospital workers rally in Kenora 2018-04-21 [Kenora Online]

CP Rail strike postponed pending vote by unions on contract offer 2018-04-21 [The Globe and Mail]

Strike at Canadian Pacific Railway postponed for now, unions say 2018-04-21 [CBC]

Newfoundland and Labrador FFAW Calls for Immediate Dismissal of FISH-NL Application 2018-04-21 [VOCM]

Quebec Reservations agents at Montreal’s Le Centre Sheraton join Unifor 2018-04-21 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

New Brunswick Workers sign new agreement at Lounsbury Automotive in Bathurst 2018-04-21 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario Workers at Toronto’s East Metro Youth Services join UFCW 2018-04-21 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Saskatchewan Government misleading public about cleaning contracts 2018-04-21 [SGEU]

Les Teamsters et la FIOE doivent reporter la grève au CP 2018-04-21 [Teamsters]

Teamsters, IBEW to Postpone Strike at CP 2018-04-21 [Teamsters]

Quebec Steelworkers local 9344 in Sept-Iles overwhelmingly reject contract with IOC 2018-04-20 [The Western Star]

Ontario You support pay equity? Tell me how much you make 2018-04-20 [The Citizen]

Alberta Opioid crisis pushes first responders to adapt 2018-04-20 [The Star]

 VIDEO Ontario York University offers tuition credits to students affected by strike 2018-04-20 [Global]

Ontario PEL Days Review For Auto Sector 2018-04-20 [The Square]

Ontario Minimum wage increase better than tax cut 2018-04-20 [NUPGE]

Ontario Slim April sales for some as Caesars strike continues 2018-04-20 [CBC]

British Columbia Forestry roundtable calls on Trudeau to act 2018-04-20 [Unifor]

Manitoba Union asks province for $7M loan to help Winnipeg Transit buy 20 electric buses 2018-04-20 [CBC]

Ontario Unifor organizes solidarity rally for striking Caesars Windsor workers 2018-04-20 [Unifor]

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This month in labour history

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 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]

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]

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]

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 marks 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 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]

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]