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Today's labour news

Ontario New Contract For Local ParaMed Workers 2019-11-14 [CKDR]

Ontario Something Special Children’s Centre to close during lockout 2019-11-14 [Kingstonist]

Saskatchewan Mediation breakdown leaves Co-op Refinery workers feeling ‘frustrated’ 2019-11-14 [Global]

Saskatchewan Town of Tisdale, unionized employees remain without deal 2019-11-14 [Northeast Now]

British Columbia Saanich students hold strike rally at B.C. education minister's office 2019-11-14 [CTV]

Ontario Union: Staff relieved to part ways with CarePartners' 'toxic environment' 2019-11-14 [Sudbury.com]

British Columbia Union helping workers hit by Tolko mill closure 2019-11-14 [The Courier]

Saskatchewan Co-op Refinery and union workers enter cooling off period 2019-11-14 [CTV]

Nova Scotia Reduce Nova Scotia’s Work Week 2019-11-14 [Rank and File]

No to the Coup in Bolivia Draft Resolution 2019-11-14 [Rank and File]

Statement for Transgender Day of Remembrance 2019-11-14 [USW]

New Brunswick Glencore, Government Must Do Right by New Brunswick Workers, Communities 2019-11-14 [USW]

Newfoundland and Labrador Advocacy group wants legislated staff-to-patient ratio at Newfoundland and Labrador long-term care facilities 2019-11-14 [Saltwire]

Newfoundland and Labrador Trades NL calls for disclosure of lease agreement with DF Barnes at Bull Arm site 2019-11-14 [The Western Star]

Ontario FCA workers call third shift extension 'good news' — but uncertainty still lingers 2019-11-14 [CBC]

Ontario English Catholic teachers vote in favour of strike action 2019-11-14 [CBC]

Ontario Catholic teachers vote 97 per cent for strike, but talks continue 2019-11-14 [The National Post]

Saskatchewan Mediation over, cooling-off period next: Co-op Refinery firm 2019-11-14 [CBC]

New Brunswick Glencore to shut Canadian smelter by year-end, over 400 jobs lost 2019-11-14 [Mining]

Quebec ‘I lost a week of work’: Ongoing union strike playing havoc with Indigenous owned railway 2019-11-14 [APTN]

Newfoundland and Labrador Tradespeople take Bull Arm protest to Confederation Building 2019-11-14 [CBC]

New Brunswick Urgent need for committee to help 420 Brunswick Smelter employees losing jobs in closure 2019-11-14 [CBC]

British Columbia SkyTrain's workers union says contract negotiations have broken down 2019-11-14 [The Daily Hive]

British Columbia Vancouver riders react to proposed SkyTrain union workers’ strike action 2019-11-14 [Vancouver is Awesome]

British Columbia Metro Vancouver’s transit union and company to return to negotiations 2019-11-14 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

British Columbia Unifor calls on Coast Mountain to negotiate to end the transit strike 2019-11-13 [Unifor]

Quebec Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art employees will go on strike next week 2019-11-13 [CTV]

'There is an urgency': Feds seek pest control pros to help employees with bedbugs 2019-11-13 [The Citizen]

Saskatchewan Union Confirms Move Of Equipment From Mosaic Colonsay 2019-11-13 [Discover]

Ontario Ontario Northland transfer good sign for travellers in Northern Ontario 2019-11-13 [Unifor]

Saskatchewan Safeway workers ratify collective agreement for FreshCo transition 2019-11-13 [The Star-Phoenix]

Nova Scotia CBRM firefighters ratify new contract 2019-11-13 [Saltwire]

British Columbia CUPE 441 calls on District to get back to the table 2019-11-13 [CUPE]

British Columbia No end in sight for Saanich School District strike 2019-11-13 [CTV]

Ontario Sudbury Permanently Loses Jobs Under Anti-Union, Private Home Care 2019-11-13 [USW]

Newfoundland and Labrador Contract talks begin between Dominion employees and Loblaw 2019-11-13 [CBC]

PIPSC to expand fight against government outsourcing, says union president 2019-11-13 [The Hill Times]

British Columbia Metro Vancouver's transit union and company to return to negotiations 2019-11-13 [The Sun]

Saskatchewan Refinery workers frustrated no fair deal reached after mediation breakdown 2019-11-13 [Unifor]

British Columbia B.C. government grappling with multiple labour disputes by public-sector unions 2019-11-13 [CTV]

British Columbia Unifor to unveil next steps as Metro Vancouver transit strike continues 2019-11-13 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Newfoundland and Labrador Janitorial Workers at Long Harbour Nickel Plant Celebrate New Contract After Five Year Battle 2019-11-13 [VOCM]

Newfoundland and Labrador Union Representing Bull Arm Maintenance Workers Responds to Protests from Other Unions 2019-11-13 [VOCM]

Saskatchewan Expanded WCB cancer coverage coming for Saskatchewan firefighters 2019-11-13 [Global]

Ontario Stories from the Frontlines: Growing leaders, one by one 2019-11-12 [WAC]

Quebec Mise à jour économique – Pas d’argent pour les ratios, malgré des surplus importants 2019-11-12 [FIQ]

Ontario Doug Ford Breaks Promise to ‘Get It Right,’ Renews Attacks on Ontario Families 2019-11-12 [USW]

 VIDEO  Tim McSorley Talk on Civil Liberties at CCU 50th Anniversary Convention 2019-11-12 [CCU]

Alberta UNA members rally against cuts at South Health Campus 2019-11-12 [UNA]

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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]

5-11-1945 Striking Ford workers and supporters use hundreds of motor vehicles to blockade the company plant in Windsor, Ontario. The strike leads to an arbitrated settlement and the protection of union security through the Rand Formula. [more]

10-11-1975 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]

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

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 Forty-five thousand 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 lettercarrier routes. [more]

22-11-2000 Workers at a McDonald's restaurant in Montreal gain union recognition. [more]

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