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Unifor continues annual donation and support to women’s shelters across Canada 2019-12-15 [Unifor]

By the Numbers: Food prices will keep rising in 2020 2019-12-15 [UFCW Canada]

 VIDEO UFCW Canada and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society celebrate 34 years of fighting blood cancers 2019-12-15 [UFCW Canada]

UFCW Canada celebrates International Migrants Day – December 18 2019-12-15 [UFCW Canada]

2019 UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship winners announced 2019-12-15 [UFCW Canada]

Smyth regains helm of CMG in national election 2019-12-15 [CWA Canada]

Challenger Schleuss wins re-run election for president of NewsGuild 2019-12-15 [CWA Canada]

Mobilizing for Healthier, Safer and Respectful Workplaces 2019-12-14 [PSAC]

CN is moving families across the country like goods on a train 2019-12-14 [Teamsters]

Teamsters say CN transferring workers across country twice in one year 2019-12-14 [The Times-Colonist]

Teamsters criticize CN for moving traffic control workers from Montreal to Edmonton 2019-12-14 [The Gazette]

RadioLabour's Canada Report for the week December 9-13, 2019 2019-12-14 [RadioLabour]

 VIDEO Heather Kelley talks about the IAM Canadian Women’s Program 2019-12-13 [IAMAW]

Another Endorsement for IAM’s Aerospace Strategy! 2019-12-13 [IAMAW]

Holiday Season and Overburdening 2019-12-13 [CUPW]

ACTRA statement on amended Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement 2019-12-13 [ACTRA]

Canada must ratify ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment, urges NUPGE 2019-12-12 [NUPGE]

The gig economy keeps growing, but its workers are fed up 2019-12-12 [MacLean's]

Unifor encouraged by CUSMA improvements 2019-12-11 [Unifor]

Steelworkers' union lobbies for upgrades to trade agreement 2019-12-11 [Soo Today]

Steelworkers Recognize NAFTA Improvements, Cite Aluminum/Steel Concerns 2019-12-11 [USW]

Federal government must fulfill anti-racism promises 2019-12-11 [CLC]

Migrant workers seduced, cheated, abandoned by Canadian job agents 2019-12-11 [CLI]

Railroaded! CN creates ‘crisis’ to turn workers into threat, avoid real strike issues 2019-12-11 [CLI]

Animation and the Art of Exploitation 2019-12-11 [Our Times]

Canada’s largest union calls on Trudeau to boost Canada Health Transfer 2019-12-10 [CUPE]

Universal pharmacare needed to address employment inequities 2019-12-08 [CUPE]

RadioLabour's Canada Report for the week December 6 to 13, 2019 2019-12-06 [Radio-Canada]

December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women 2019-12-06 [UFCW Canada]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women: 30 Years Later – We Remember 2019-12-06 [PSAC]

Thirty years later, we must be better 2019-12-06 [CUPW]

National Day of Remembrance and Action to End Violence against Women is December 6 2019-12-06 [HEU]

Liberal throne speech prioritizes tax cuts over pharmacare 2019-12-06 [CUPE]

Statement for December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women 2019-12-06 [USW]

Remembering École Polytechnique: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women 2019-12-05 [NUPGE]

Fighting for environmental justice 2019-12-05 [NUPGE]

Unifor Aeroplan workers ratify ground-breaking agreement 2019-12-05 [Unifor]

Death of Canadian Pacific engineer highlight’s union safety concerns 2019-12-05 [OHS Canada]

In defence of whistleblowers 2019-12-04 [OHS Canada]

Death of Canadian Pacific engineer highlight's union safety concerns 2019-12-04 [The Times-Colonist]

After strike at hotel with ties to Stanford, workers reach agreement with management 2019-12-03 [The Daily]

As COP 25 begins, NUPGE releases latest environment backgrounders 2019-12-03 [NUPGE]

Network of labour, environmental and social justice groups demand Prime Minister signal significant investment in green economy in Speech from the Throne 2019-12-03 [GEN]

How to know if you're being bullied at work — and what you can do to prove it 2019-12-03 [CBC]

CBSA must address abuse of authority and harassment by management 2019-12-02 [PSAC]

We must act for an environmentally sustainable future 2019-12-02 [NUPGE]

Network of labour, environmental and social justice groups demand Prime Minister signal significant investment in green economy in Speech from the Throne 2019-12-02 [CLC]

One Year under Bill C-89 2019-12-02 [CUPW]

Car-truck collisions could be sharply reduced if truck drivers' working conditions were improved 2019-12-02 [rabble]

RadioLabour's Canada Report November 29 to December 6, 2019 2019-11-30 [RadioLabour]

This month in labour history

6-12-1917 Wartime miscalculations and naval mismanagement cause unprecedented devastation for working-class neighborhoods in Halifax, Nova Scotia. When two ships collide in the harbour, one of them loaded with tons of explosives, almost 2,000 people are killed. [more]

6-12-1921 J. S. Woodsworth, a Methodist minister arrested during the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919, is elected as the Labour Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre. Re-elected five times, he is a founder, in 1932, of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation. [more]

7-12-1970 The Royal Commission on the Status of Women releases its report. Many of the 167 recommendations relate to the status of women in the workplace, including pay equity and access to childcare, education and training. [more]

9-12-1895 Annie Buller is born in Ukraine, coming to Canada as a child. She becomes an early woman leader of the Communist Party of Canada and one of its most formidable organizers. [more]

9-12-1910 Methane gas explodes in the Bellevue, Alberta coal mine in the Crowsnest Pass. The union had warned against gas accumulations more than once that year. There are seventeen survivors and thirty-one casualties, including one rescuer. [more]

11-12-1984 The United Auto Workers Canadian Council decides to separate from the international union and form UAW-Canada, later the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW). [more]

14-12-1965 A small group of women workers at Tilco Plastics in Peterborough, Ontario, go on strike for a union contract, only to face strikebreakers and court injunctions against picketing. The strike is lost but leads to the abolition of ex parte injunctions. [more]

19-12-1945 The historic 99-day strike at Ford in Windsor, Ontario ends with an agreement to have Supreme Court Justice Ivan C. Rand arbitrate a new collective agreement. His decision leads to adoption of the Rand Formula for union security. [more]

20-12-2001 In a union appeal against an Ontario law, the Supreme Court of Canada rules that the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms protects the right of agricultural workers to trade unionism and collective bargaining. [more]

27-12-1913 Protests by members of the Industrial Workers of the World in Edmonton, Alberta, force the city to provide emergency work and housing for 400 unemployed. [more]

29-12-1876 Grand Trunk Railway workers in eastern Ontario go on strike in support of fired co-workers. The four-day strike is broken by the use of scabs and militia. [more]

31-12-1958 In Newfoundland, members of the International Woodworkers of America go on strike against the Anglo-Newfoundland Development Company. When Premier Joe Smallwood decertifies the union, the struggle draws international attention. [more]

31-12-2011 In Alma, Quebec, Rio Tinto Alcan locks out members of Local 9490, United Steelworkers, in an attempt to replace all retiring workers with non-union contract employees. This is followed by a successful six-month global solidarity campaign. [more]