Job posting and call for papers

Faculty Position The deadline to apply is November 7th, 2013. Tenure-Track Position at Edwards The Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position in the area of Human Resources and/or Industrial Relations. Candidates must hold or be very… Read More

Auto Industry Hit and Run

by Lindsay Hinshelwood On Sept. 19, 2013, it was announced that another $135 million of taxpayers’ money will be invested at the Ford Motor Company of Canada’s Oakville Assembly Complex (OAC). Jerry Dias, newly elected Unifor national president, claimed at an Oakville news conference, “We… Read More

Labour News Update: October 15 2013

a selection of labour articles, studies and videos from the past week Negotiations between Teamsters and CN derail Teamsters Canada Rail Conference October 14 2013 Labatt workers stay on picket lines through Thanksgiving NTV October 14 2013 Nearly 300 contractors replaced with temporary foreign workers… Read More

From the UFCW 401 picket lines

On October 7, spoke with Justin T., a Calgary Superstore employee and proud member of UFCW Local 401. [audio:|titles=Justin UFCW 401 interview] Earlier that day, the UFCW announced that its bargaining team had reached a tentative agreement with Loblaws, a subsidiary of George Weston… Read More

Labour News Update: October 7, 2013

UFCW 401 Reaches a Tentative Deal with Loblaws ATTENTION SUPERSTORE & LIQUORSTORE WORKERS! PROUD AND ENTHUSIASTIC PICKET LINES RESULT IN TENTATIVE NEW COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT!!! Around the clock negotiations between union officials and Loblaw bargaining team have been ongoing since last Thursday. Sequestered in a Calgary… Read More

Labour News Update: 1 October 2013

“Made in the USA” documentary critiques Hudak’s plans for a low-wage Ontario  September 20, 2013 The Ontario Public Service Employees Union has chosen the sidelines of the Ontario PC Convention as the right venue to premier a new documentary about Ontario PC leader Tim Hudak’s… Read More