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

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

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

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

Labour News Update: 19 August 2013

Canada After the longest certification campaign in Saskatchewan’s history, workers at the Weyburn Wal-Mart voted to decertify. The decertification vote took place in 2010, but the ballot box was sealed pending a court challenge and appeal. Wal-Mart was found guilty of numerous unfair labour practices… Read More