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Newfoundland and Labrador Message of Support and Solidarity in the Wake of Post Tropical Storm Fiona [NAPE] 2022-09-26

UFCW Canada stands in solidarity with NUG and rejects military dictatorship in Myanmar [UFCW Canada]  ActNOW!  2022-09-26

Ontario Support striking OPSEU/SEFPO members at the TSSA! [NUPGE]  ActNOW!  2022-09-25

Manitoba 5,000 Winnipeg City Workers Poised to Strike for the First Time in a Century [Press Progress] 2022-09-25

Experiences in Open Bargaining [Our Times] 2022-09-25

 VIDEO  New Brunswick Health care workers rally outside Liberal MP retreat [The Media Co-op] 2022-09-25

Ontario CUPW’s Unfair Labour Practice Complaint Against Uber Raises All Sorts of Issues [The Law of Work] 2022-09-25

Thousands Protest To Support Canada Permanent Residence For Undocumented Migrants [CIN] 2022-09-20

NUPGE calls on federal govt to keep temporary improvements to EI [NUPGE] 2022-09-19

End the Actors Lockout! Get 28,000 Performers Back to Work [LabourStart]  ActNOW!  2022-09-19








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Today's labour news


British Columbia Judge rejects Vancouver Shipyards' injunction request to bar pickets 2022-09-28 [Times Colonist]

New Brunswick Unifor reaches tentative agreement for members at Hilton, Saint John 2022-09-27 [Unifor 2002]

British Columbia BCGEU endorses candidates in Oct. 15 civic elections 2022-09-27 [BCGEU]

Alberta Unifor secures 300 additional permanent jobs at Suncor 2022-09-27 [Unifor]

Unifor calls for safety and respect for workers as government drops COVID travel restrictions 2022-09-27 [Unifor]

Manitoba St. Vital daycare workers on strike 2022-09-27 [The Sun]

Ontario Court quashes random drug and alcohol testing at airport 2022-09-27 [HR Reporter]

Ontario 'Workload is huge, pay is low': Ontario education workers voting whether to strike 2022-09-27 [CTV]

Ontario Bill 124: Where do we go from here? 2022-09-26 [Unifor]

Newfoundland and Labrador Fiona Leaves Wake of Devastation for Inshore Harvesters 2022-09-26 [FFAW-Unifor]

Ontario CUPE education workers voting this week on decision to strike 2022-09-26 [CITY]

Newfoundland and Labrador Message of Support and Solidarity in the Wake of Post Tropical Storm Fiona 2022-09-26 [NAPE]

British Columbia SIU Members Reach Agreement on New Contract with Ocean BC Towing 2022-09-26 [SIU Canada]

Alberta GOA refuses to acknowledge National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2022-09-26 [AUPE]

Alberta The “We Support Public Services” Sign Campaign Returns 2022-09-26 [AUPE]

Newfoundland and Labrador Statement on Hurricane Fiona Devastation 2022-09-26 [Unifor]

Canada UFCW Canada stands in solidarity with NUG and rejects military dictatorship in Myanmar  ActNOW!  2022-09-26 [UFCW Canada]

Sunwing union opposes Canadian carrier's plans to hire foreign pilots 2022-09-26 [Reuters]

Quebec Spectacular wage increase for GD Paquette drivers! 2022-09-25 [Teamsters]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: An opportunity for healing and reflection 2022-09-25 [PSAC]

Pakistan NUPGE donates to Pakistan flood response 2022-09-25 [NUPGE]

Ontario Support striking OPSEU/SEFPO members at the TSSA!  ActNOW!  2022-09-25 [NUPGE]

NSGEU calls on Tim Houston to keep blood supply safe and available 2022-09-25 [NUPGE]

To achieve gender equality, Canada’s decision makers must prioritize investments in care 2022-09-25 [CLC]

We must work to avoid a recession that would put many working families at risk 2022-09-25 [CLC]

September 30th - COMMEMORATE, ACKNOWLEDGE and REFLECT 2022-09-25 [CUPW]

We need your help and Info session for Temporary Workers 2022-09-25 [CWA Canada]

CMG applauds Governor in Council for sending back CBC License renewal to the CRTC for reconsideration with emphasis on importance of local news 2022-09-25 [CWA Canada]

Protecting labour rights means status for all, international students say 2022-09-25 [rabble]

Alberta Alberta workers least likely to be unionized 2022-09-25 [Alberta Worker]

Alberta Calgary retirement workers among lowest paid 2022-09-25 [Alberta Worker]

Manitoba 5,000 Winnipeg City Workers Poised to Strike for the First Time in a Century 2022-09-25 [Press Progress]

Experiences in Open Bargaining 2022-09-25 [Our Times]

 VIDEO New Brunswick Health care workers rally outside Liberal MP retreat 2022-09-25 [The Media Co-op]

Why Gig Workers Are NOT Independent Contractors: A Primer 2022-09-25 [The Law of Work]

Ontario CUPW’s Unfair Labour Practice Complaint Against Uber Raises All Sorts of Issues 2022-09-25 [The Law of Work]

Saskatchewan 'A crisis in family medicine': SMA prez talks with Moose Jaw-area physicians 2022-09-25 [Today]

Ontario GO bus drivers in legal strike position by Oct. 1 if union and Metrolinx can't reach deal 2022-09-25 [CBC]

  JOB   Administrative Coordinator 2022-09-25 [UFCW 1518]

  JOB   Administrative Assistant (Member Records) 2022-09-25 [UFCW 1518]

  JOB   Administrative Assistant (Finance) 2022-09-25 [UFCW 1518]

  JOB   Director – Bargaining and Negotiations 2022-09-25 [UFCW 1518]

  JOB   Director – Member Representation 2022-09-25 [UFCW 1518]

  JOB   Director – Communications and Campaigns 2022-09-25 [UFCW 1518]

  JOB   Financial Accountant 2022-09-25 [ONA]

  JOB   Labour Relations Assistant 2022-09-25 [ONA]

  JOB   Bookkeeper – Accounts 2022-09-25 [PSAC]

  JOB   Member Information Manager 2022-09-25 [PSAC]

  JOB   Legal Officer – Ottawa 2022-09-25 [PSAC]

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This month in labour history


1-09-1879 Coal miners in Springhill, Nova Scotia organize Pioneer Lodge of the Provincial Miners' Association, later known as the Provincial Workmen's Association. Under the leadership of Robert Drummond, the PWA becomes an influential force in the province. [more]

3-09-1894 Labour Day is observed for the first time as a statutory public holiday, under a law introduced that year by the Conservative prime minister Sir John Thompson. [more]

8-09-1886 The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Saskatchewan Division No. 322, is formed in Medicine Hat. It is the first union chartered in what later becomes Alberta. [more]

9-09-1991 More than 100,000 members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada launch a general strike to defend job security for federal public service workers. [more]

11-09-1916 A second disaster strikes the huge cantilever bridge under construction at Quebec City. Another 13 lives are lost in addition to the 75 deaths in the first collapse in 1907. The bridge, completed in 1917, is still standing today. [more]

12-09-1945 In Windsor, Ontario, the United Auto Workers begin their historic strike against the Ford Motor Company. It lasts for 99 days and leads to the Rand Formula for union security. [more]

15-09-1933 A general strike begins in the factories in Stratford, Ontario and spreads across the city. Troops and armoured cars are called out. [more]

15-09-1978 Workers at International Nickel in Sudbury, Ontario go on strike against pay cuts and layoffs. With strong community support, in June 1979 the 10,000 miners win a victory that includes improved pension benefits. [more]

16-09-1912 Vancouver Island coal miners begin what becomes a two-year strike for workplace safety and union recognition. To defeat the miners' union, the companies bring in strikebreakers and the province calls out the militia. [more]

16-09-1913 The New Brunswick Federation of Labour is organized at Saint John, New Brunswick, with James L. Sugrue as president. Today it is the provincial federation in Canada with the second longest continuous history. [more]

23-09-1873 The Canadian Labour Union is founded in Toronto. This first attempt to organize a Canadian labour central finds limited support, mainly from skilled workers in Ontario. [more]

24-09-1963 The Canadian Union of Public Employees, now Canada's largest union, is founded in Winnipeg through a merger of two earlier organizations. The union goes on to break new ground in building the labour movement. [more]

25-09-1995 Unions supporting the Liverpool Dockers Solidarity Campaign participate in national actions using the internet. This is believed to be the first time the net was used to organize an international labour solidarity action. [more]

26-09-1888 Canada's first independent labour Member of Parliament is returned in a by-election in Montréal. A printer by trade, Alphonse-Télesphore Lépine is a leading figure in the Montréal Trades and Labour Council and the Knights of Labor. [more]

29-09-1931 A strike by coal miners from Bienfait, Saskatchewan comes comes to a head when police shoot three strikers dead during a protest on the main street in Estevan. [more]