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This Earth Day CAUT is marching for science

CAUT - Fri, 2017-04-21 11:27
To celebrate Earth Day, the Canadian Association of University Teachers urges you to join millions around the globe and participate in the March for Science.
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Workers of End Homelessness Winnipeg Choose MGEU

Ending homelessness in Winnipeg is a tall order for a small organization. But that is precisely what members at End Homelessness Winnipeg set out to do every day they go to work. It’s a big job for members of MGEU’s newest local, Local 439, and President Michelle Gawronsky is happy to welcome them to the MGEU family.

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2017 Day of Mourning: April 28

The Day of Mourning is an international observance for workers killed, injured or made ill by their job.

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Workers at Leuschen Transportation join the union – UFCW 175

UFCW Canada - Fri, 2017-04-21 10:08

Timmins, Ont. – April 21, 2017 – Workers at Leuschen Transportation in Timmins, Ontario are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 175 after recently voting to join the union.

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What does it mean to Keep Ontario Working?

Rank and File - latest news - Fri, 2017-04-21 04:35
By Evan Johnston With only a matter of weeks until the Ontario government releases the recommendations from the Changing Workplaces Review, all eyes are on Ontario Minister of Labour Kevin Flynn. Word on the street is that the recommendations from the Review’s Special Advisors, Michael… Read More
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Somalia: Trade unions call for an end to intimidation and impunity

LabourStart - Thu, 2017-04-20 20:00
LabourStart headline - Source: Equal Times
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Phoenix: PSAC demands compensation for hardship to affected employees

PSAC - Thu, 2017-04-20 17:18
PSAC is doing everything in its power to ensure that the pay system is fixed so that our members in the federal public service get paid correctly and on-time. We are also demanding the government address the difficulties our members are facing because...
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All Out To Stop The Cuts!

SEIU West - Thu, 2017-04-20 13:51
The SEIU-West Political Action and Awareness Committee supports the Protest at the Premier’s Fundraiser on Thursday, April 27 from 5-7pm at Prairieland Park. We invite you to join this important action!
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Members demonstrate at BMTC shareholders’ meeting – UFCW 501

UFCW Canada - Thu, 2017-04-20 12:45

Montreal – April 20, 2017 – UFCW Canada Local 501 members working at Brault & Martineau stores in Laval, Repentigny, and Saint-Léonard, Quebec took part in a peaceful public demonstration during the annual shareholders meeting of the BMTC Group, the company that owns Brault & Martineau.

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Win of the Week! April 16-22

SEIU West - Thu, 2017-04-20 12:24
Workers at West Park Crossing, a retirement home managed by Esprit Lifestyle Community (a division of Extendicare Inc.), voted by a margin 80% to form a union with SEIU-West and demand respect and better working conditions.
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Celebrate Earth Day & Stand Up For Our Planet!

SEIU West - Thu, 2017-04-20 11:59
Health care, education, our environment and science go hand-in-hand, so it's important we protect and promote the wellbeing of our planet Earth in our day-to-day life and government decisions! So in recognition of Earth Day, we invite SEIU-West members, friends and families to join in the March for Science Saskatoon on Earth Day - April 22and the Peoples’ Climate March on April 29 in Regina! Find out more..
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Members at Smile of St. Malo ratify new contract – UFCW 832

UFCW Canada - Thu, 2017-04-20 09:46

St. Malo, Man. – April 20, 2017 – UFCW Canada Local 832 members working at Smile of St. Malo have unanimously ratified a new two-year agreement.

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Transit cops or free transit?

Rank and File - latest news - Thu, 2017-04-20 06:00
by Doug Nesbitt After the February murder of Winnipeg transit operator Irvine Jubal Fraser, and other violent attacks, there is a push for transit cops to be introduced in Winnipeg. Conducted a month after Fraser’s murder, a survey has now been widely publicized finding 64… Read More
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Dental Care Plan Negotiations

PSAC - Wed, 2017-04-19 20:18
After an extensive survey of all members covered by the PSAC Public Service Dental Plan, we are going to the table to negotiate improvements to our Dental Plan. We have tabled our initial proposals and will be back at the table in May.  We...
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Israel: Histadrut calls public sector strike for next Tuesday

LabourStart - Wed, 2017-04-19 20:00
LabourStart headline - Source: Globes
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Global: More brands should reveal where their clothes are made

LabourStart - Wed, 2017-04-19 20:00
LabourStart headline - Source: Human Rights Watch
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