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UNIFOR: Modernizing The Canadian Trade Union | Over The Edge ...

UNIFOR: Modernizing The Canadian Trade Union | Over The Edge ... | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“Unifor is the newest private sector union in the country; fittingly, it formed this Labour Day and is the product of two major unions colliding. The Canadian Autoworkers Union (CAW) and the Communications, Energy and ...”
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Young people have been completely betrayed by Canada - Rabble.ca

Young people have been completely betrayed by Canada - Rabble.ca | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“Jerry Dias is hungry. After a month of trying to schedule something between the new Unifor president's constant meetings and appearances I've finally got him on a crackling line that is, unsurprisingly, in his car.”
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Unifor Delegates Want New Union to Organize ...

Unifor Delegates Want New Union to Organize ... | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“Unifor must lift up the unorganized and be a place where all workers can go, said the delegates to the founding convention as they unanimously passed Unifor's organizing policy. John Aman National President Jerry Dias ...”
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Unifor ready for right-to-work fight in London | Metro

Unifor ready for right-to-work fight in London | Metro | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“They may just be kicking the tires at the moment, but the Ontario Progressive Conservatives are taking a hard look at introducing right-to-work legislation if they take power in the next election. Right-to-work laws allow workers ...”
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Canada's New Supergroup, Unifor, and Community Chapters ...

Canada's New Supergroup, Unifor, and Community Chapters ... | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“phillipmurrayave Oshawa I was actually excited about the senior ACORN Canada organizer's meeting in Oshawa, Ontario, an hour supposedly but much more in steady traffic from Toronto. This town of more than 100,000 ...”
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ABF Teamsters set for meeting with company leadership this week #trucking

ABF Teamsters set for meeting with company leadership this week #trucking | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee said it is prepared to exchange contract proposals with ABF on December 18 and bargain a solid contract for the 7,500 ABF Teamsters.
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Krystle Campbell Funeral To Be Guarded From Westboro Protesters By Boston Teamsters

Krystle Campbell Funeral To Be Guarded From Westboro Protesters By Boston Teamsters | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“ Krystle Campbell, one of the three people who died in last week's Boston Marathon bombing, will have her funeral protected by a "human shield" of Teamsters on Monday, in case protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church show up and rally as they...”
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Video shows dramatic moment group of right-wing thugs ambushed anti-fascists going to a benefit gig

Video shows dramatic moment group of right-wing thugs ambushed anti-fascists going to a benefit gig | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“ Six far-right yobs were among a gang who, in a pre-planned attack, set upon their heavily outnumbered victims on their way to the anti-fascists event in Liverpool city centre.”
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Thousands take part in NHS protest

Thousands take part in NHS protest | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“ About 50,000 take part in a union protest against austerity cuts and NHS changes during the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.”
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Factory workers locked in on shifts

Factory workers locked in on shifts | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“ Workers making clothes for the supermarket Lidl in Bangladesh have been secretly filmed being forced to work 19-hour shifts.”
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Bangladesh Garment Worker Wage Protests Leave 50 Injured

Bangladesh Garment Worker Wage Protests Leave 50 Injured | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“ Three days of worker protests shut more than 100 factories in Bangladesh.”
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Unifor President Jerry Dias on giving thanks for what is possible ...

Unifor President Jerry Dias on giving thanks for what is possible ... | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“On Monday, like millions of Canadians, I will sit down with my family to our annual Thanksgiving feast. We'll carve the turkey, pass the potatoes, tell stories and catch up on what's been going on in each other's lives.”
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Unifor Interview Series: Lindsay Hinshelwood, Local 707 ...

Unifor Interview Series: Lindsay Hinshelwood, Local 707 ... | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“We continue our weeklong series of interviews with Unifor union leaders, staff, and rank-and-file members. Today we speak with Lindsay Hinshelwood, an assembly line worker at Ford Oakville and a member of Unifor Local ...”
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Unifor reaches tentative deal at GM plant in Ingersoll | CP24.com

Unifor reaches tentative deal at GM plant in Ingersoll | CP24.com | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“Production and skilled trades workers at the General Motors assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ont. -- known as the CAMI plant -- have reached a tentative contract settlement with the automaker.”
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Unifor Interview Series: Gary Engler, Local 2000 | rankandfile.ca

Unifor Interview Series: Gary Engler, Local 2000 | rankandfile.ca | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“In our final installment of the Unifor Interview Series with union leaders, staff, and rank-and-file members, we speak with Gary Engler, Vice-President of Unifor Local 2000, the Media Union of BC. Gary also recently penned two ...”
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New Unifor union calls on Ontario to lift minimum wage to $14

New Unifor union calls on Ontario to lift minimum wage to $14 | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“ The country’s largest private sector union is calling on the country’s biggest province to lift its minimum wage to $14 an hour.”
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Daily Kos: Teamsters form human wall against planned Westboro Baptist picket at bombing victim's funeral

Daily Kos: Teamsters form human wall against planned Westboro Baptist picket at bombing victim's funeral | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“ Good luck being seen through this wall of Teamsters, Westboro Baptist assholes. The attention-seeking scum of Westboro Baptist Church,”
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PM 'not ruling out' Tube strike ban

PM 'not ruling out' Tube strike ban | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“ Prime Minister David Cameron says he will "not rule out" bringing in a ban on London Underground workers striking.”
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Thousands take part in NHS protest

Thousands take part in NHS protest | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“ About 50,000 take part in a union protest against austerity cuts and NHS changes during the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.”
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Watch These Union Workers Give Walmart Bosses a Powerful Lesson They'll Never Forget

Watch These Union Workers Give Walmart Bosses a Powerful Lesson They'll Never Forget | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“ A campaign group storms a North Carolina Walmart to deliver a 170,000 signature petition. What happens next will make anyone who believes in worker's rights proud.”
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UN derecognizes staff unions, refuses to negotiate

UN derecognizes staff unions, refuses to negotiate | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
“ Please support this LabourStart urgent action campaign and spread the word.”
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Hayes Peoples History: 100th Anniversary - Kilbirnie Women Workers Strike 1913

Hayes Peoples History: 100th Anniversary - Kilbirnie Women Workers Strike 1913 | Unions and Labour | Scoop.it
Women workers in the numerous fishing net factories of Kilbirnie (Ayrshie, Scotland) entered into a battle to secure improved pay and union recognition.
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