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, 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

Government moves to control wages at Crown corporations, 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, April 30 2013

CUPE Newfoundland members march against EI cuts, May 7, 2013

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

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, April 29 2013

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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