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January 2, 2018

After more than nine months on strike, workers at the CEZinc smelter in in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Que. have returned to work.

In the second story in a series on prisoner rights and labour, rabble.ca looks at some of the barriers people face finding employment, and what can be done to help them secure work.

Ashley Benio's life has changed dramatically since she left the Edmonton Federal Institute for Women in 2015.

December 14, 2017

As labour communicators, we’re not strangers to online harassment and abuse.

December 13, 2017

This article first appeared in the CCPA Monitor - November 2017

Labour activists say changes to Ontario’s employment standards and labour laws increase fairness for workers, but more needs to be done to protect people in precarious jobs.

Faculty and students doubt government orders will resolve the problems that led to the longest strike in Ontario college history.

December 6, 2017

Are union communicators prepared for the moment that #metoo involves one of their union’s leaders?

November 20, 2017

After months of negotiations and rejected offers, the town of Paradise, N.L., reached a new deal with its municipal workers on October 27.

There’s more than a $10,500 wage gap frustrating the Canadian Media Guild’s (CMG) efforts to secure a first contract for broadcast technicians at Corus Entertainment in Toronto.

When Yolanda B'Dacy brings signs and union flags to protests, she often has to explain she's not on strike herself.

November 8, 2017

This morning, I had the opportunity to talk with CBC radio morning shows about academic freedom: what is it and why is it important to professors.

The Supreme Court of Canada has ordered that federal lawyers must be paid when they are on standby.

More than 3,000 striking faculty from Ontario colleges and supporters gathered at Queen’s Park on Thursday, just hours after negotiations resumed between the Ontario Public Service Employees’ Union

Mandatory workplace education is crucial for supporting workers experiencing domestic violence, a new report from Saskatchewan says.

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