Nova Scotia Teachers grapple with workplace challenges

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Ontario CUPE 4914 and Peel CAS to hold ‘exploratory discussions’ today 2016-10-27 [CUPE]

CUPE makes a strong case for building an economy that puts people and public services first 2016-10-27 [CUPE]

Ontario North Bay city workers highlight their work in new ad campaign 2016-10-27 [CUPE]

Alberta CUPE disappointed with lack of progress on long term care 2016-10-27 [CUPE]

British Columbia The BC Nurses’ Union uses scabs and pits unions against one another 2016-10-27 [Rank and File]

Nova Scotia Teachers grapple with workplace challenges 2016-10-27 [Rank and File]

Why we turned our backs on Trudeau 2016-10-27 [Rank and File]

New Brunswick “Every single tomato has a story:” Film captures shattered dreams of migrant workers 2016-10-27 [The Media Co-op]

Nova Scotia Teachers identify classroom concerns 2016-10-27 [Vanguard]

Ontario Catholic school board support workers' strike cutting into school time, parents say 2016-10-27 [CBC]

Ontario Guelph hospital staff among 1000 joining Kingston rally for end to funding freeze choking Ontario hospitals 2016-10-27 [CUPE]

Alberta Cavell workers considering strike action 2016-10-27 [The Herald]

DHL bargaining impasse forces union to apply for a federal conciliator 2016-10-27 [Unifor]

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil's history with labour unions 2016-10-27 [CBC]

Ontario Union gearing up “for a fight” against school closures 2016-10-27 [The Recorder]

Ontario Workers face escalating violence at CAMH: OPSEU 2016-10-27 [NUPGE]

Ontario Successful Unifor vote sees 100 Sobeys Kincardine employees unionize 2016-10-27 [The News]

Nova Scotia Halifax outside workers get new 2-year contract 2016-10-27 [CBC]

Ontario Legal Aid lawyers vote to join Society of Energy Professionals 2016-10-27 [IFPTE]

Ontario Legal Aid lawyers vote to join Society of Energy Professionals 2016-10-27 [Insider]

Nova Scotia Teachers, government consider options 2016-10-27 [Local Xpress]

British Columbia Aboriginal social workers in the Fraser Valley join BCGEU 2016-10-26 [BCGEU]

Newfoundland and Labrador Union shocked by city staff cuts 2016-10-26 [The Telegram]

Manitoba CUPE workers to vote on tentative deal 2016-10-26 [The Sun]

Ontario Union, city remain divided in labour talks 2016-10-26 [The Chronicle-Journal]

Ontario Building Trades big supporters of Helmets to Hardhats program 2016-10-26 [The Daily Commercial News]

Alberta Report says Alberta seniors suffer as care industry shifts more to private model 2016-10-26 [The Journal]

Newfoundland and Labrador Happy Valley-Goose Bay reaches agreement with its workers 2016-10-26 [CBC]

Nova Scotia Teachers vote overwhelmingly in support of strike mandate 2016-10-26 [CBC]

Justin Trudeau gets rough ride from crowd at young workers' summit 2016-10-26 [CBC]

Ontario Essex MPP says library strike reaches tipping point 2016-10-25 [CTV]

Ontario Villanova teachers suspensions 'heavy-handed,' OECTA says 2016-10-25 [CBC]

Trudeau heckled, booed at youth labour forum in Ottawa 2016-10-25 [The Star]

Newfoundland and Labrador Union 'shocked and disgusted' by City of St. John's job cuts 2016-10-25 [CBC]

Justin Trudeau gets rough ride from crowd at young workers' summit 2016-10-25 [CBC]

Nova Scotia All workers deserve paid sick days; Nova Scotia must change law to reflect that 2016-10-25 [Local Xpress]

Ontario Oxford County public health workers urge management to bargain and avert a service disruption 2016-10-25 [CUPE]

Ontario Laid off hospital laundry staff face of Sudbury’s high unemployment, appeal to MPP to “keep jobs local” 2016-10-25 [CUPE]

Ontario City 'attacking' contract language: union 2016-10-25 [TB Newswatch]

Quebec AMUSE general assembly authorizes strike mandate 2016-10-25 [The Tribune]

Ontario Union says 12 Catholic teachers suspended related to support staff strike 2016-10-25 [CTV]

Ontario Vale fined $1M in worker's death 2016-10-25 [The Star]

British Columbia Insulators welcome federal asbestos inventory 2016-10-25 [The Journal]

Ontario Closing schools won't solve board's funding problems, but will hurt students and communities 2016-10-25 [CUPE]

Ontario Trucker tricked into resigning: Union 2016-10-25 [The Star]

Ontario Disruption avoided as OPSEU members ratify deal with Town of Midland 2016-10-25 [NUPGE]

Alberta Blind spots on Edmonton transit buses leave pedestrians at risk: union 2016-10-25 [Global]

Ontario CUPE members rally outside Thunder Bay, Ontario city hall 2016-10-25 [CBC]

British Columbia Agreement reached with striking West Van bus workers; service to resume Tuesday 2016-10-25 [CBC]

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This month in labour history

1-10-1741 Workers at the Royal Shipyard in Quebec organize the first recorded strike in Canadian history. [more]

6-10-2011 The first H&M retail outlet in Canada is organized in Mississauga, Ontario. [more]

8-10-1906 Workers locked out for organizing a union at the MacLaren pulp mill at Buckingham, Québec are attacked by company police. Union officers Thomas Bélanger and François Thériault are shot dead. [more]

12-10-1973 A strike by immigrant workers at the Artistic Woodwork factory in suburban Toronto attracts strong support from political activists and exposes the role of police in protecting strikebreakers. [more]

13-10-1944 The Trades and Labour Congress charters Federal Union Local 180 at Vancouver General Hospital. This is the beginning of the Hospital Employees' Union of British Columbia, the province's largest health care union. [more]

14-10-1976 In Canada's first country-wide general strike, one million workers join a Day of Protest against the federal government's wage controls policy. [more]

16-10-1963 More than 200 nurses start an illegal strike at the Hôpital Sainte-Justine in Montréal. They are seeking an end to overwork and recognition of their role in the health system. The thirty-day strike achieves a settlement that encourages unionization. [more]

18-10-1935 Farm labourer Nicholas Schaack, 51, dies in hospital following head injuries received on Market Square in Regina on Dominion Day, when the Royal Canadian Mounted Police brought the On to Ottawa Trek of unemployed workers to a violent end. [more]

23-10-1958 At Springhill, Nova Scotia 75 men are killed in a mine disaster and 81 miners are rescued the next day. A group of twelve miners are rescued on 30 October and a final group of seven are located and brought to the surface on 1 November. [more]

30-10-1971 A protest against a lockout at the daily La Presse in Montréal ends in a street battle between thousands of workers and police. When tear gas is used, student activist Michèle Gauthier, an expectant mother, dies of suffocation. [more]