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Yukon Many Rivers counselling staff accept new contract, ending strike [CBC] 2019-01-23

Ontario Amazon’s attempts to block Toronto delivery union resulted in firings, bankruptcies, union alleges [The Logic] 2019-01-23

Saskatchewan No bargaining dates scheduled as Co-op strike nears three-month mark [The Star-Phoenix] 2019-01-22

New poll shows growing support for GM boycott [Unifor] 2019-01-20

Major Phoenix victory: no more gross payback for overpayments [PSAC] 2019-01-20

Ontario Ford’s Reckless Post-Secondary Education Scheme Will Ensure Only the Rich Can Afford an Education [OFL] 2019-01-20

Newfoundland and Labrador Nurses are working 24 hours straight, and their union is speaking out against forced overtime [CBC] 2019-01-20

Ontario Windsor customs agents sending slices to their Detroit counterparts [CBC] 2019-01-19

RadioLabour Canada’s Country Report for the week January 14-18, 2019 [rabble] 2019-01-19

Saskatchewan Stop Greed at Saskatoon Co-op [UFCW] 2019-01-18








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Ontario Ontario Health Coalition Worried About Possible Cuts To Health Care 2019-01-23 [The Lake]

Yukon Many Rivers workers set to go back to work 2019-01-23 [The News]

Ontario Three layoffs at Windsor Assembly Plant in three months 2019-01-23 [Blackburn]

Ontario Labour ministry investigating after nurse, security guard assaulted at Southlake 2019-01-23 [Today]

Northwest Territories Union claims NWT government rejects binding arbitration 2019-01-23 [Cabin Radio]

Northwest Territories Gov't rejects offer of binding arbitration in contract talks, says union 2019-01-23 [CBC]

Yukon Many Rivers counselling staff accept new contract, ending strike 2019-01-23 [CBC]

Ontario Amazon’s attempts to block Toronto delivery union resulted in firings, bankruptcies, union alleges 2019-01-23 [The Logic]

Prince Edward Island Health-care unions fight vaccinate or mask policy 2019-01-23 [CBC]

Quebec Grappe de l'industrie de la construction: quelle place aux syndicats ? 2019-01-23 [La Presse]

Newfoundland and Labrador NLTA Reaches Tentative Agreement with Provincial Government 2019-01-23 [VOCM]

Ontario Health Care Funding in Jeopardy According to Coalition 2019-01-23 [CKDR]

Northwest Territories Union says GNWT claims over pay increases are ‘simply false’ 2019-01-22 [Cabin Radio]

Saskatchewan No bargaining dates scheduled as Co-op strike nears three-month mark 2019-01-22 [The Star-Phoenix]

Ontario Tuition cuts come with steep cost for students and education 2019-01-22 [NUPGE]

Nova Scotia Campaign aims to bolster child-welfare system 2019-01-22 [CBC]

British Columbia B.C.'s largest public-sector union wants inquiry into money laundering, drugs 2019-01-22 [The National Post]

British Columbia Vancouver’s G4S pays thousands for violating collective agreement 2019-01-22 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario Workers at The Beer Store contact centre in London, Ont., join UFCW 2019-01-22 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario 42-day lockout at Satin Flooring in North York, Ont., ends 2019-01-22 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario Hundreds brave the wind chill for third annual women's march 2019-01-20 [The Citizen]

Ontario Concerns prompt women to march 2019-01-20 [The Star]

Pies Across the Border: 'It's the Least We Could Do' for Unpaid Federal Agents 2019-01-20 [Deadline Detroit]

Northern air traffic controllers join cross-border pizza party 2019-01-20 [CBC]

Union wants Canada Post to start low-income bank and green shift. Sounds nice, but who pays? 2019-01-20 [CBC]

Ontario Mental health-care facility didn't do enough to protect injured worker: Unions 2019-01-20 [rabble]

New Brunswick Interest rate hike pause, workers’ wages stagnant 2019-01-20 [The Media Co-op]

Ontario Heller v. Uber: Some Thoughts from Ontario on Uber’s Arbitration Clause 2019-01-20 [The Law of Work]

Alberta AHS and UNA reach agreement to resolve Emergency Department staffing concerns at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre 2019-01-20 [UNA]

New poll shows growing support for GM boycott 2019-01-20 [Unifor]

Alberta UFCW 401 members make a difference over the holidays 2019-01-20 [UFCW]

Manitoba Manufacturing members at Westburne Electric Supply secure better wages 2019-01-20 [UFCW]

Celebrate National Cheese Lover’s Day with these UFCW-made cheeses 2019-01-20 [UFCW]

Ontario Workers at The Beer Store Contact Centre join the union 2019-01-20 [UFCW]

Ontario Members at Sault Star make gains in five-year deal 2019-01-20 [CWA Canada]

Ontario ETFO urges Ontario government to make investments in public education to better prepare all students for success 2019-01-20 [ETFO]

A Future Without Unions Looks Scary 2019-01-20 [Teamsters]

Major Phoenix victory: no more gross payback for overpayments 2019-01-20 [PSAC]

PSAC stands in solidarity with the defenders of Unist’ot’en Camp 2019-01-20 [PSAC]

Ontario Tuition cuts come with steep cost for students and education 2019-01-20 [OPSEU]

Ontario 2019 OPSEU's Got Talent contest 2019-01-20 [OPSEU]

Ontario Nurses’ Association Calls on Province to Consult Before LHINs Restructuring 2019-01-20 [ONA]

Ontario OFL Statement on Publicly Funded Education in Ontario 2019-01-20 [OFL]

Ontario Ford’s Reckless Post-Secondary Education Scheme Will Ensure Only the Rich Can Afford an Education 2019-01-20 [OFL]

New Brunswick NBU asks Cannabis NB: What is the corporate image? 2019-01-20 [NUPGE]

Ontario Town with secret cannabis warehouse rejects Ford’s privatization scheme 2019-01-20 [NUPGE]

NUPGE sends solidarity to U.S. federal workers 2019-01-20 [NUPGE]

Nova Scotia Long-Term Care Recommendations Solid Starting Point 2019-01-20 [NSGEU]

Nova Scotia Nova Scotians may end up paying for American border security agents if Bar Harbor becomes the new destination for the Yarmouth to Maine ferry this spring 2019-01-20 [NSFL]

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This month in labour history

1-01-1952 Old Age Security, the country's first universal pension plan, comes into effect for Canadians at 70 years of age. The Canada Pension Plan, based on employment contributions, follows in 1966. [more]

6-01-1882 The Toronto Trades and Labour Council endorses the principle of equal pay for equal work between men and women. [more]

9-01-1974 Workers at United Aircraft in Longueiul, Québec begin a bitter confrontation that lasts 20 months. One result is the anti-scab law introduced by the new Parti Québécois government in 1977. [more]

15-01-1889 Innkeeper Joe Beef of Montréal dies, a legendary friend to the outcast poor and labouring classes. More than 50 unions march in his funeral procession. [more]

19-01-1973 Annie Buller, a veteran Communist organizer, dies in Toronto at 78 years of age after a lifetime of activism in support of labour and political causes. [more]

20-01-1950 Barred windows and locked doors prevent workers from escaping a fire in a small basement garment factory in downtown Toronto. Of the eleven people in the shop, six die in the blaze, including the owner and his son, and three more in hospital. [more]

20-01-1914 Joseph Mairs, 21, a coal miner from Ladysmith, British Columbia, dies in prison after failing to receive adequate medical treatment. He is one of more than 200 strikers arrested in a long struggle for recognition of the United Mine Workers of America [more]

23-01-1918 In wartime Nova Scotia, 88 men are killed in an explosion in a coal mine at Stellarton. The casualties of that day are later listed on a memorial. Another memorial lists the 69 local soldiers killed during the four years of the First World War. [more]

25-01-1988 Members of the United Nurses of Alberta defy a ban on strike action and begin a province-wide strike against cutbacks in health care. They win their case, and a better contract follows two years later. [more]

26-01-1981 An illegal strike by 16,000 Ontario hospital workers, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, begins. CUPE President Grace Hartman later goes to jail for supporting her members. [more]

27-01-1872 A public meeting at the Mechanics' Institute in Hamilton, Ontario adopts resolutions to reduce the normal six-day working week from 60 to 54 hours. When the Nine Hour League is announced, support grows in a dozen centres, from Sarnia to Montréal. [more]

29-01-1980 Jean-Claude Parrot, president of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, is sent to prison for defying a back-to-work law. [more]

29-01-1946 Supreme Court Justice Ivan C. Rand releases his report on the Ford strike and imposes the Rand Formula to promote union security. [more]

31-01-1907 More than 400 women telephone operators in Toronto walk out when Bell Telephone attempts to introduce longer hours and lower pay. [more]