Labour News Update, May 8 2013

Caterpillar closing its tunnelling plant by mid-April 2014, throwing 330 people out of work
Toronto Star, May 3 2013

Alberta government insists union pay millions for ‘cost they put on taxpayers’ during wildcat strike
Calgary Herald, May 2 2013

St. John’s NL airport strike drags on as high tourism season looms
Montreal Gazette, May 7 2013

Union says NS hospitals lack sufficient numbers of nurses; patients suffering
Chronicle-Herald, May 6 2013

Just Us! workers file second complaint
CBC.ca, May 7 2013

Canada’s shift to a nation of temporary workers
Globe and Mail, May 5 2013

Teachers’ concerted withdrawal from voluntary extracurricular activities is an unlawful strike, Ontario’s Labour Board declares
Lancaster House: Labour, Employment and Human Rights Law, May 2 2013

Restrictive Labour Laws directory

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Government moves to control wages at Crown corporations
CBC.ca, May 1 2013

Budget Bill Gives Harper Cabinet New Powers of CBC and Crown Corporations
Hill Times, April 30 2013

StatsCan warns employees not to make personal comments
The Star-Phoenix, May 7 2013

Millions in federal taxpayer-funded consulting work kept secret
Toronto Star, May 8 2013

Banks got $114 billion from governments during recession
CBC.ca, April 30 2013

EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE & TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKER PROGRAM
CUPE Newfoundland members march against EI cuts
CBC.ca, May 7, 2013

Temporary foreign workers hired in areas with EI claimants
CBC.ca, May 6 2013

INTERNATIONAL
Bangladesh factory death toll passes 800
Al-Jazeera, May 8 2013

Senate kills ‘right to work’ plan for Ohio
Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 1 2013

Hong Kong dockers claim victory
Labor Notes, May 7 2013

Low-wage America is marching for justice
Socialistworker.org, April 29 2013

VIDEO & AUDIO
Is Canada working? The search for jobs in the new world of work
The Sunday Edition, CBC Radio

Teacher Unionism in New York City: Past and Present
Historical Materialism Conference, New York City, April 26 2013

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