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
Fort McMurray Today
October 8 2013

Steelworkers condemn Crown Holdings’ use of strikbreakers at Toront plant
Steelworkers
October 8 2013

Bitter labour dispute at FortisBC
Global
October 10 2013

Interview: From the UFCW 401 picket lines
Rankandfile.ca
October 8 2013

CUPE 1393 ratifies collective agreement with University of Windsor
CUPE
October 9 2013

Union drive targets University of Victoria profs and librarians
Victoria Times-Colonist
October 7 2013

Tentative agreement for Cornwall Transit workers
Cornwall Standard-Freedholder
October 7 2013

STUDIES AND RESEARCH
Alberta’s deteriorating classrooms
Alberta Teachers’ Association
September 25 2013

Alberta misrepresenting work injuries: report
OHS Canada
October 7 2013

Ontario’s minimum wage workers on the rise; study finds
Toronto Star
October 8 2013

MIGRANT WORKERS
Migrant Ontario farm workers seek EI parental benefits
Toronto Star
October 11 2013

Injured migrant farm workers win back OHIP
Toronto Star
October 7 2013

VIDEOS
Mary Walsh storms the Unifor convention
Rankandfile.ca
October 11 2013

Youth and unions
CBC television
October 9 2013

INTERNATIONAL
Bangladeshi workers organize: Why sweatshop owners may start sweating
Toronto Star
October 13 2013

Pennsylvania nurses defend public health, oppose fracking
Labor Notes
October 14 2013

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