Labour News Update – February 3 2014

BC teachers win big court victory for education services Roger Annis, Rankandfile.ca January 29, 2014 Ontario raises minimum wage to $11/hour CBC January 30, 2014 CN, union to talk after contract rejected Toronto Star January 31, 2014 Mount Allison strikers get national show of support… Read More

Job posting & events

JOB POSTING USW: Staff Representative (Research, Public Policy & Bargaining Support Department) (2 positions, Toronto & Burnaby) The Union is seeking a person with the following qualifications: University degree in economics (or related field), preferably a graduate degree and /or collective bargaining experience, particularly in… Read More

Labour News Update: January 20, 2014

In this week’s Labour News Update: Minimum wages in Canada Collective agreements Temporary foreign workers Canada Post Outsourcing at Sears Pension funds Silencing public sector workers   Buffett keeps word, Heinz strikes “fair” deal with Ontario ketchup workers Jamie Sturgeon, Global News, January 16, 2014… Read More

Labour News Update – 6 January 2014

In this week’s update: the campaign to save Canada Post Ten months: the strike at Labatt’s in St. John’s Public service showdown with Tories in 2014 Concessions at Boeing CUPE National squashes drive in Ottawa Cambodian garment workers murdered by police New dangers for foreign… Read More