Meagan Gillmore

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Oct 3, 2017
Thousands of federal government employees, from summer students to managers, have been underpaid, overpaid or not paid at all since the government began using the Phoenix pay system in 2016. Justin Trudeau's Liberals implemented the payroll system introduced by Stephen Harper's Conservatives,...
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Oct 3, 2017
Union leaders in Newfoundland and Labrador are hoping the ongoing strike at D-J Composites in Gander motivates the provincial government to tighten the Labour Relations Act. Workers at D-J Composites, an aircraft manufacturing company, have been locked out since December 19, 2016 when the company...
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Oct 3, 2017
Thousands of federal government employees, from summer students to managers, have been underpaid, overpaid or not paid at all since the government began using the Phoenix pay system in 2016. Justin Trudeau's Liberals implemented the payroll system introduced by Stephen Harper's Conservatives,...
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Oct 3, 2017
Thousands of federal government employees, from summer students to managers, have been underpaid, overpaid or not paid at all since the government began using the Phoenix pay system in 2016. Justin Trudeau's Liberals implemented the payroll system introduced by Stephen Harper's Conservatives,...
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Sep 22, 2017
Work has stopped at the GM CAMI automotive plant in Ingersoll, Ontario. Almost 2,800 workers walked off the job on Sunday night after contract negotiations with the company broke down. It's the first strike at the plant in 25 years. Workers want job security, said Dan Borthwick, president of Unifor...
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Sep 12, 2017
The Administrative Labour Tribunal (ALT) in Quebec has ruled that a portion of the province's Labour Code restricting how much certain public sector employees can strike violates the Constitution. The ruling was made on August 31. The Labour Code mandates how many health-care employees need to...
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Sep 12, 2017
Unions in Nova Scotia are asking to be included in a legal review of a bill that restricts wage increases for public servants and, they say, infringes on their constitutional rights to collectively bargain. On Sept. 6, CUPE Nova Scotia, the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU...
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Sep 12, 2017
Nearly nine months after the end of a 13-week strike at the Peel Children's Aid Society in Ontario, the union that represents its workers says the workplace still needs healing. Workers were on strike for 90 days last fall, from September to December. None thought they'd be picketing that long,...
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Aug 24, 2017
Joan Gower Gillatt (April 16, 1924 - Aug. 10, 2017) The Canadian labour movement lost a formidable champion of women's rights this month with the passing of Joan Gower Gillatt, the first woman president of what is now the B.C. Government Employees' Union (BCGEU). Joan died on Aug. 10 in Duncan, B.C...
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Aug 24, 2017
Paramedics on Beausoleil First Nation's reserve on Christian Island in Ontario have joined the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). The paramedics voted unanimously in late June, after a short organizing drive. They are the first paramedics on an Ontario First Nations reserve to be...
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