Call for submissions — Annual Labour Issue Queries due July 15. Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our November/December 2013 WORK and LABOUR issue. We are looking for feature articles, essays, investigative reportage, project profiles, interviews, book reviews, humour, artwork, and photography that shed light on… Read More
Bill C-377, the notorious anti-union “financial transparency” private members legislation tabled by Conservative MP Russ Hiebert, will be debated in the Senate this week. What’s interesting is that Tory Senators in particular, notably Hugh Segal, have been the most critical of the bill. Jim Stanford, the… Read More
The Center for Labour Studies at Brock University is looking for instructors and teaching assistants for a number of courses. Full information can be found at the Faculty of Social Science website.
The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses is currently accepting applications for a full-time (permanent) Research/Policy Analyst in our Regina Office. I have included the posting below as well as an attachment. Build on the social determinants of health. Use research to advance health care policy. Delve… Read More
Federal Conservative MP, Blaine Calkins, introduced Bill C-525, “An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public Service Labour Relations Act (certification and revocation – bargaining agent), on June 5, 2013. What will change under Bill… Read More
Briarpatch Magazine is half way to its goal of recruiting 40 new subscribers. In 1973 the magazine was launched as a radical voice for Saskatchewan’s poorest citizens. Over the years it has seen both provincial and federal sources of funding dry up for political reasons.… Read More