On the line with Richtree Market workers

Richtree Market restaurant in Toronto’s Eaton Centre closed down in January of this year, putting its 50 unionized employees out of work. When the restaurant reopened in the mall, just meters away from its original location, it didn’t hire back any of its original staff. The… Read More

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