Alberta Returning veterans also fought for workers' rights

Welcome to LabourStart Canada

Bienvenue à LabourStart Canada

English / Français


English / All languages


Search:

   CAN:    

Labour news in YOUR province


Events


Promote your event

Top stories

Alberta Returning veterans also fought for workers' rights [The Journal] 2019-11-10

112 Food Banks Across Canada Receive $229,750 from the Steelworkers Humanity Fund [USW] 2019-11-09

2 important cases put gig economy on trial in Canada [NUPGE] 2019-11-09

Gig workers rising: Foodora couriers and Uber drivers organizing for justice [Rank and File] 2019-11-08

Ontario Passage of Bill 124 makes constitutional challenge all but inevitable [OFL] 2019-11-08

Ontario Almeida blasts government over ‘obscene’ Bill 124 [OPSEU] 2019-11-08

Supreme Court set to hear Uber case with implications for gig economy [CBC] 2019-11-07

Ontario Planes, trains, and workers’ gains [Briarpatch] 2019-11-07

Ontario Gig Workers Making History Together [CUPW] 2019-11-07

British Columbia Vancouver Island forestry workers rally in Nanaimo after 4 months on strike [CBC] 2019-11-07








ActNOW

Today's labour news

Ontario Unifor Workers in Sioux Lookout and Dryden Ink New Contracts 2019-11-11 [NetNewsLedger]

British Columbia Metro Vancouver transit dispute will see more SeaBus sailings on Remembrance Day 2019-11-11 [Global]

British Columbia 14 Seabus sailings cancelled on Monday as strike enters day 11 2019-11-11 [CBC]

Prince Edward Island Minimum wage to hit $12.85 an hour in 2020 2019-11-11 [CBC]

Ontario New Contract For Unifor Community Living Workers 2019-11-10 [CKDR]

Newfoundland and Labrador Harvesters Ask Government to Refuse Bids on Important Fishing Area 2019-11-10 [FFAW/Unifor]

Newfoundland and Labrador FFAW Calls on FISH-NL to End Failing Campaign to Represent Harvesters 2019-11-10 [FFAW/Unifor]

Newfoundland and Labrador Long Harbour Workers Awarded Collective Agreement and Signing Bonus After 5 Year Battle 2019-11-10 [FFAW/Unifor]

Ontario The daily grind of working as a janitor 2019-11-10 [rabble]

British Columbia Why are there so many labour disputes in B.C. right now? 2019-11-10 [CBC]

British Columbia Teachers' union rejects mediator's recommendation to accept contract 2019-11-10 [CTV]

Alberta Returning veterans also fought for workers' rights 2019-11-10 [The Journal]

Coroner blames Phoenix pay troubles in public servant's suicide 2019-11-09 [The Citizen]

RadioLabour's Canada Report for the week November 4 to 8, 2019 2019-11-09 [RadioLabour]

112 Food Banks Across Canada Receive $229,750 from the Steelworkers Humanity Fund 2019-11-09 [USW]

British Columbia Parents rally in support of striking CUPE members 2019-11-09 [CUPE]

Saskatchewan Government, SGEU ratify six-year collective agreement 2019-11-09 [The Province]

Ontario Teachers to fight Ontario law capping public-sector wage hikes to 1% 2019-11-09 [The Free Press]

British Columbia Striking Metro Vancouver transit workers can count on some support from labour 2019-11-09 [CITY]

2 important cases put gig economy on trial in Canada 2019-11-09 [NUPGE]

Ontario Elementary teachers in strike position November 25 after receiving 'no board' report 2019-11-09 [CBC]

Ontario Two largest teachers’ unions will be in legal strike position later this month 2019-11-09 [The Globe and Mail]

Newfoundland and Labrador FISH-NL Extends Membership Drive, FFAW Calls it a ‘Desperate Attempt’ 2019-11-09 [VOCM]

Newfoundland and Labrador Union, Lawyer Clash Over Call for Inquiry Into Death at HMP 2019-11-09 [VOCM]

Ontario Unifor Community Living Workers Approve New Contract 2019-11-08 [TBNewswatch]

Alberta Edmonton posties willing to defy back-to-work 2019-11-08 [Rank and File Radio]

Gig workers rising: Foodora couriers and Uber drivers organizing for justice 2019-11-08 [Rank and File]

Ontario CUPE education workers ratify deal with the province 2019-11-08 [rabble]

RadioLabour Canada Report: Teachers and other education workers are fighting Ford government cuts. Also, how Chicago teachers won 2019-11-08 [RadioLabour]

Ontario Economic plan fails to keep pace with the realities of life 2019-11-08 [OFL]

British Columbia TransLink announces more SeaBus cancellations as job action continues 2019-11-08 [CBC]

Ontario Passage of Bill 124 makes constitutional challenge all but inevitable 2019-11-08 [OFL]

Ontario Province passes bill to cap public sector wage increases at 1 per cent 2019-11-08 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ontario Ford fails to reverse course on cuts in fall fiscal update 2019-11-08 [Unifor]

British Columbia Bus service has been affected by the transit strike, here’s how 2019-11-08 [The Courier]

Nova Scotia 14 staff at Dartmouth in-patient psychiatric ward receive layoff notices 2019-11-08 [CBC]

Ontario Bedbug found in 8th federal building 2019-11-08 [CBC]

Ontario COPE Ontario strike ends as workers ratify offer 2019-11-08 [CLR]

Nova Scotia Traditional funding and operation for Cape Breton hospitals in the public’s best interest: CUPE Nova Scotia 2019-11-08 [CUPE]

CUPE calls for action to end violence in the Philippines 2019-11-08 [CUPE]

Ontario Almeida blasts government over ‘obscene’ Bill 124 2019-11-08 [OPSEU]

Quebec Nurses mobilize against forced overtime 2019-11-07 [CTV]

Supreme Court set to hear Uber case with implications for gig economy 2019-11-07 [CBC]

Ontario Planes, trains, and workers’ gains 2019-11-07 [Briarpatch]

Ontario Advocates of living wage launch Sudbury campaign to help low-income earners get ahead 2019-11-07 [CBC]

 VIDEO Nova Scotia Union representing shipbuilders upset over potential job cuts at Irving 2019-11-07 [Global]

Top court hears Uber case that may drive change in gig labor rules 2019-11-07 [NASDAQ]

Ontario Bedbug discovered in another government office building 2019-11-07 [The Citizen]

British Columbia School's still out in Saanich as negotiations fail in support staff strike 2019-11-07 [CBC]

[More News]

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]