Labour News Update – 30 December 2013

In’s final weekly labour news post for 2013: Union organizing at Carleton University Layoffs and resistance at Canada Post Legal challenge waged against Albert’s Progressive Conservative government Service sector organizing in Canada Korean workers fight against the threat of rail privatization IAMAW focuses on… Read More

Labour News Update: Dec. 16, 2013

Local governments urging Canada Post to reconsider cuts: UBCM is concerned for vulnerable citizens News 1130 Dec. 15, 2013 VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – The group that represents local governments across the province is concerned about a plan by Canada Post to phase out door delivery. The Union of… Read More

The People’s Potash?

By Andrew Stevens Less than a week into December, Saskatoon-based Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (PCS) announced that it would be cutting its workforce by about 18 percent. Over a thousand employees across the company’s North American operations will be laid off, with the most significant… Read More

Job posting: CUPE Researcher

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is seeking a RESEARCHER to work from our Maritimes Regional office located in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The Maritimes Regional office serves all of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. GENERAL FUNCTION The bilingual Research Representative will provide research assistance to… Read More

Labour News Update: December 2, 2013

Heinz Leamington: Ripe for a Cooperative by Doug Nesbitt, The Bullet – November 30 With no real choices offered by the three parties, Ontario’s workers and unions need new solutions that can confront immediate plant closures, while beginning to tackle the bigger economically-rooted problems of… Read More