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Canadian screen stars want ‘action’ from industry meeting on sexual misconduct [Death Rattle Sports] 2017-11-24

Ontario College strike is over, but key issues remain [The Examiner] 2017-11-24

Quebec Union for striking workers reaches tentative labor deal at Quebec zinc refinery [Reuters] 2017-11-24

Ontario OPSEU to file Charter challenge over college back-to-work law [OPSEU] 2017-11-24

Nova Scotia Teachers union and province begin long legal journey in Bill 75 fight [CBC] 2017-11-24

Ontario OFL celebrates Bill 148 and will continue to Power ON for decent work [OFL] 2017-11-23

Saskatchewan Province asking teachers to take 3.67-per-cent pay cut, sides far apart on wages [The Leader-Post] 2017-11-22

Ontario Hospital union calling on province to protect healthcare workers from violence [CBC] 2017-11-22

Ontario Young Workers Assembly shares lessons of the Fight for $15 and Fairness [Rank and File] 2017-11-22

Unifor National President to visit site of striking Mexican miner murders [Unifor] 2017-11-22








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Canadian screen stars want ‘action’ from industry meeting on sexual misconduct 2017-11-24 [Death Rattle Sports]

Alberta Union plans to fight Suncor's latest random drug-testing plan 2017-11-24 [The Journal]

Quebec The CBC intimidated a journalist 2017-11-24 [The Telegram]

Ontario College strike is over, but key issues remain 2017-11-24 [The Examiner]

Ontario Strike looming for youth shelter serving hundreds in Toronto 2017-11-24 [CITY]

Ontario Green P workers to strike if contract talks fall through 2017-11-24 [CITY]

Quebec Union for striking workers reaches tentative labor deal at Quebec zinc refinery 2017-11-24 [Reuters]

Ontario Contract academic workers at U of T vote 91% in favour of strike mandate 2017-11-24 [The Star]

Ontario OPSEU to file Charter challenge over college back-to-work law 2017-11-24 [OPSEU]

Nova Scotia Teachers union and province begin long legal journey in Bill 75 fight 2017-11-24 [CBC]

Quebec Alcoa Canada, union resume aluminum smelter contract talks 2017-11-24 [Reuters]

Ontario University of Toronto contract academic staff vote 91% in favour of strike mandate 2017-11-24 [CBC]

Ontario Compass Group workers at Tim Hortons in Oshawa, Ont., join UFCW 2017-11-24 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Manitoba Arctic Co-Operatives workers in Winnipeg sign new agreement 2017-11-24 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario Paramed Home Health Care, Lindsay Nurses in Ontario vote to join ONA 2017-11-24 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario University of Toronto contract staff vote in favour of strike mandate 2017-11-24 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Trump election really has sent U.S. tech workers to Canada for jobs 2017-11-23 [Recode]

Ontario Steelworkers seek intervention to end Sudbury strike 2017-11-23 [The Star]

Ontario Hospital workers frequently assaulted by patients but many are afraid to speak up 2017-11-23 [The Examiner]

Ontario OFL celebrates Bill 148 and will continue to Power ON for decent work 2017-11-23 [OFL]

Ontario Passage of Bill 148 shows workers' power is growing 2017-11-23 [OPSEU]

Ontario CUPE files injunction application to prevent the transfer of RCMP civilian employees to Phoenix For more info 2017-11-23 [CUPE]

Striking mine workers killed in Guerrero Violence flares at Canadian-owned mine 2017-11-23 [Mexico News Daily]

Saskatchewan Province asking teachers to take 3.67-per-cent pay cut, sides far apart on wages 2017-11-22 [The Leader-Post]

Ontario Hospital union calling on province to protect healthcare workers from violence 2017-11-22 [CBC]

Ontario ‘Green P’ workers overwhelmingly endorse strike action if necessary For more info 2017-11-22 [CUPE]

Ontario Young Worker for Life? 2017-11-22 [Rank and File]

 VIDEO  This story will break your heart 2017-11-22 [clc]

Ontario Young Workers Assembly shares lessons of the Fight for $15 and Fairness 2017-11-22 [Rank and File]

Alberta Coal Mining Union Positive on Government Transition Announcement 2017-11-22 [USW]

Molly Parker to be honoured by Canadian performers with 2018 ACTRA National Award of Excellence 2017-11-22 [ACTRA]

Newfoundland and Labrador DFO commits to review FFAW’s request to extend mackerel season 2017-11-22 [FFAW/Unifor]

Federal whistleblowers remain at risk 2017-11-22 [PSAC]

CBSA continues to push for concessions: Union says no 2017-11-22 [PSAC]

Municipal opposition mounting against airport selloffs 2017-11-22 [PSAC]

Unifor National President to visit site of striking Mexican miner murders 2017-11-22 [Unifor]

No NAFTA without Mexican labour reform: Unifor 2017-11-22 [Unifor]

Ontario $15 minimum wage, workplace changes set to pass 2017-11-22 [CBC]

Ontario Talks break down between General Electric, Unifor on GE Peterborough plant closure agreement; workers upset they are being asked to help overseas plants in taking over their jobs 2017-11-22 [The Examiner]

Manitoba Throne speech long on cuts, short on ideas 2017-11-22 [Unifor]

British Columbia Popular solution to the province's housing crisis proposed by union report 2017-11-22 [The Georgia Straight]

British Columbia Using union construction means benefits of building our province are shared with everyone 2017-11-22 [The Province]

No NAFTA without Mexican labour reform: Unifor 2017-11-22 [Unifor]

Ontario Business groups doubt need for Liberals' labour bill on first-contracts 2017-11-22 [CBC]

Quebec ABI aluminum workers set for strike vote; could strike after midnight Wednesday 2017-11-22 [Platts]

Ontario Peterborough hospital nurses, personal support workers at great risk of violence, new poll finds 2017-11-21 [CUPE]

Alberta Looming 'compassionate cuts' to Alberta budget worry nurse, teacher unions 2017-11-21 [CBC]

Nova Scotia Union applies for conciliation in bargaining with the Halifax Regional School Board 2017-11-21 [CUPE]

British Columbia Local 480 celebrates 50 years 2017-11-21 [The Times]

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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]

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

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

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]

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 45,000 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 lettercarriers' routes. [more]

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