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

Weekly news update, 28 September 2012

Union advantage A recent report released by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) shows that the average unionized worker makes over $5 an hour more than their non-unionized counterparts. This comes to a culmulative value of almost $800 million each week across the unionized workforce. The… Read More

Weekly news update, June 13, 2012

Wisconsin | Canadian pension plans | Davis Day, Cape Breton | Wages and CEO compensation in the U.S. | Iraqi oil workers | Hyundai receives 22,000 applications for 877 jobs | Report on trade union rights | Wisconsin In a major setback for workers in… Read More