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November 22, 2010

Province refuses to respond to international condemnation for denying part-time college workers the right to organize.

November 21, 2010

College negotiators in Saskatchewan want anti-labour government to pick arbitrator on long-running dispute.

November 18, 2010

International Labour Organization, a UN agency, says an Ontario ban on farm unions violates human rights of 100,000 migrant and domestic farm workers in the province.

November 16, 2010

This is the first time UFCW Canada union has negotiated a contract specifically for this sector of the workforce.

November 9, 2010

"Dwight Duncan is cutting almost $5 billion in corporate taxes in the next three years despite Ontario having one of the lowest tax rates in the industrialized world." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

November 7, 2010

Women experienced disproportionately more gains in unionized jobs.

October 14, 2010

Union alleges discrimination, intimidation and targeting of union activists by operator formerly known as Ontario Air Ambulance.

October 7, 2010

Brian Keller deals blow to McGuinty government restraint plan by ruling in favour of employees at Windsor Regional Hospital.

October 7, 2010

Workers hope the retail giant will not shut down the store as it did five years ago in Jonquiere, Que.

October 3, 2010

However, union organizers get broader access to organize officers while waiting for related Supreme Court ruling this fall.