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Trade Tribunal Agrees with Steelworkers on Foreign Dumping Case 2019-02-21 [USW]

Campeau school bus drivers ratify first collective agreement 2019-02-21 [Unifor]

Fighting for $15 & Fairness from Bill C-86 to the workplace 2019-02-21 [RankAndFile.ca]

Teamsters Applaud Order to Use Train Handbrakes on Mountain Slopes 2019-02-19 [Teamsters]

Rescue of human trafficking victims highlights need for survivor supports, immigration reform, says UFCW Canada 2019-02-19 [UFCW]

If there's a labour shortage, how come some people are still out of work? 2019-02-19 [CBC]

Sudbury case shows Westray not working, says labour law expert and union leader 2019-02-15 [CBC]

Locals contribute to $5.5 million telethon fundraiser for B.C. kids 2019-02-15 [UNIFOR]

Highlighting the work of Unifor Black labour activists 2019-02-14 [UNIFOR]

Unifor funds international Indigenous energy collaboration 2019-02-14 [UNIFOR]

Nasr Ahmed, CWA Canada, on fighting for campus media 2019-02-12 [Rank and File]

'Losing is not an option': Unifor's fight against GM is a battle for its future 2019-02-11 [CBC]

Why Unifor's battle against GM may really be a fight for its own survival 2019-02-11 [CTV]

Why Canada’s unions are highlighting environmental racism during Black History Month 2019-02-10 [CLC]

CUPW Condemns Canada for Supporting US-Backed Coup in Venezuela 2019-02-10 [CUPW]

Stamp Honouring Albert Jackson – Canada’s First Black Letter Carrier 2019-02-10 [CUPW]

Air Canada Pilots Association Elects New Chair of Governing Council 2019-02-10 [ACPA]

CUPE mourns the loss of Paul Dewar 2019-02-10 [CUPE]

Behind Bars 2019-02-09 [OHS Canada]

'A major challenge': Railway in fatal B.C. derailment had studied impacts of harsh winter conditions 2019-02-09 [CBC]

Receipts expose retail workers, consumers to 'worrying' levels of cancer-linked chemicals: study 2019-02-08 [CTV]

Banning asbestos is a victory for all Canadians. But the fight is not over 2019-02-08 [The Globe and Mail]

UA Canada Renews Sponsorship in Support of Canada’s Only National, Trade and Technology Competition 2019-02-07 [Skills Canada]

Canada is on thin ice joining the call for a coup in Venezuela 2019-02-07 [The Spectator]

United Steelworkers Ratify New CN Agreement 2019-02-06 [USW]

GM fuming after worker union's Super Bowl ad called it greedy 2019-02-05 [The Independent]

We Need Concrete Solutions To Fix Canada's Affordable Housing Crisis 2019-02-05 [Huffington Post]

CP Rail workers killed in B.C. derailment identified as Calgary-based crew 2019-02-05 [The Herald]

Organized labour lines up against Canada's stance on Venezuela 2019-02-05 [CBC]

 VIDEO GM threatens to sue over union's Super Bowl ad 2019-02-05 [Auto Blog]

GM Canada disputes Unifor Super Bowl ad calling automaker ‘un-Canadian’ 2019-02-05 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Canada's largest union sides with maligned Venezuelan president over Canadian governemnt 2019-02-05 [National Post]

 VIDEO Boycott Mexico GM - If it starts with a 3, it’s not for me 2019-02-04 [Unifor]

GM attempts to stop #SaveOshawaGM Super Bowl ad 2019-02-04 [Unifor]

Unifor airs Super Bowl ad despite GM's cease and desist letter 2019-02-04 [Unifor]

International solidarity strengthens CUPW’s call for a fair contract  ActNOW!  2019-02-04 [UNI Global Union]

Statement on Black History Month 2019-02-03 [USW]

UFCW Canada observes Black History Month 2019-02-03 [UFCW Canada]

IATSE joins forces with CWA Canada in fight for better working conditions for factual / reality TV workers 2019-02-03 [CWA Canada]

PSAC honours Black History Month 2019-02-03 [PSAC]

Black History Month: stories of bravery and perseverance 2019-02-03 [NUPGE]

NUPGE responds to latest Oxfam report on growing wealth inequality 2019-02-03 [NUPGE]

IAM will unveil Aerospace Report 2019-02-03 [IAMAW]

Hats off to IAM in apparel arbitration win over Air Canada! 2019-02-03 [IAMAW]

Postal Workers Help Condemn Hate Speech Publishers 2019-02-03 [CUPW]

VICE Canada workers face job cuts – collective agreement rights apply to union members 2019-02-03 [CWA Canada]

Unifor’s GM boycott won’t work 2019-02-03 [Rank and File]

For many Canadians, it's the rent or the medicine 2019-02-03 [RadioLabour]

CLC urges federal government to help restore peace in Venezuela 2019-02-03 [CLC]

Comment se portent les relations de travail à la Ville de Québec? 2019-02-02 [Radio-Canada]

This month in labour history

3-02-1939 The first group of Canadian veterans of the Spanish Civil War disembark at Halifax. Of the more than 1,300 Canadians who fought fascism in Spain, more than 400 were killed. Many of the volunteers were union activists and others radicalized in the 1930s. [more]

3-02-2005 Ontario's Liberal minister Gerard Kennedy describes 'strike' as 'a bit of a five-letter word' in the education sector [more]

6-02-2012 Eleven farmworkers, including nine migrant workers from Peru, are killed in a highway crash at Hampstead, Ontario. The tragedy highlights unsafe conditions in the sector and the exploitation of seasonal workers. [more]

9-02-1869 Birth of James Bryson McLachlan, at Ecclefechan, Scotland. As a union leader in Canada he becomes the champion of the Nova Scotia coal miners and a leading spokesman for the cause of labour radicalism. [more]

10-02-1928 At the Hollinger Consolidated Gold Mine at Timmins, Ontario, the largest in North America, 39 miners are killed when a fire spreads carbon monoxide through the workings. There is no rescue plan in place and it takes five days to put out the fire. [more]

11-02-1963 At Reesor Siding, near Kapuskasing, Ontario, eleven union members are shot, three fatally, in a confrontation over pulpwood supplies for a strikebound mill. Three of the attackers are later fined for possessing dangerous firearms. [more]

11-02-1908 Eight workers are killed in an explosion at the Standard Explosive Company works on Île Perrot, near Montreal. [more]

14-02-1949 In defiance of provincial laws, asbestos workers in Québec begin a four-month strike for better wages and workplace safety. With strong public support for the miners' cause, the strike becomes a forerunner of the province's Quiet Revolution. [more]

15-02-1982 All 84 crew on board are lost when an oil-drilling rig capsizes and sinks in a storm on the Grand Banks off Newfoundland and Labrador. The Ocean Ranger disaster is attributed to failures in structural design and inadequate safety measures. [more]

17-02-1944 Wartime unrest convinces the federal government to bring in an emergency order, P.C. 1003. It requires employers to recognize and bargain with unions supported by the majority of employees. This sets a standard for postwar labour relations law. [more]

19-02-2017 Labour leader Bob White dies at 81 years of age. He is remembered as a founder of the Canadian Auto Workers and a popular president of the Canadian Labour Congress. [more]

21-02-1891 At Springhill, Nova Scotia an explosion takes the lives of 125 men and boys in the province's largest coal mine disaster. They leave more than 200 widows and children. [more]

25-02-1931 In Toronto more than 500 women dressmakers protest sweatshop conditions in the needle trades and begin a strike for better wages and union recognition. Large numbers of scabs and police are deployed. [more]

26-02-1979 The Farmworkers Organizing Committee (FWOC) is established at a meeting in a room in the New Westminster library. Eight people are present including: Raj Chouhan, Harinder Mahil, Sarwan Sidhu, Pritam Singh, Amarit Pal Mann, Gurnam Sahota. [more]