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February 18, 2016

Hundreds of workers protesting nine years of cuts to Ontario's health-care budget gathered at Queen's Park yesterday.

British Columbia resident Amanda Sillanpaa is working to make a better life for her and her mother.

Thousands of City of Toronto workers are facing sweeping contract changes designed to eliminate job security, create less stability for part-time employees and significantly reduce benefits, union

Eric Richardson still has the dining table and chairs his parents bought during the Mincome social experiment of the 1970s.

February 2, 2016

February 1, 2016


January 20, 2016

One of the cruel realities of modern capitalism is that December brings together layoffs and the holiday season.

Journalists at the Halifax Chronicle Herald are staring down a boss that doesn't give a rat's ass about them. They're facing a lockout.

January 13, 2016

As Canada's unions celebrate their first victory -- the elimination of the Harper government's union-reporting laws -- their counterparts in the U.S. and U.K.

January 10, 2016

CALM has a series of how-to manuals. The latest, How to Deal Effectively With Media, is available for download here. This is only the web-size edition.

January 5, 2016

We’re in the middle of the Twelve Days of Christmas and, whether or not you celebrate this time of year, it’s nearly impossible to avoid hearing this song.

December 26, 2015

The Educator is the official newsletter of OPSEU Local 110, the Fanshawe College Faculty Union.


In the November 2015 issue:

December 14, 2015

On November 12, Nova Scotia Teacher Union's negotiator reached a tentative agreement with the Government of Nova Scotia. Negotiations had been quick, only about a month and a half.