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January 25, 2011

71% of Canadian public sector workers belong to a union compared to 16% of private sector workers.

January 13, 2011

'The scapegoating of public employees by The Economist is an insidious way of dividing public and private sector workers who actually share the same aspirations.' - James Clancy.

January 13, 2011

Vancouver restaurant outlet accused of reneging on wages and refusing to repay $6,000 processing fees paid in advance by 50 Philippine cooks and servers.

January 11, 2011

'Huguette was a trailblazer. She spent her whole adult life fighting for fairness and defending the interests of working families.'

January 11, 2011

'Migrant workers ready, willing and able to march and tell their story of abuse, injustice and false hopes of making a better life.'

December 21, 2010

Memorandum negotiated by OPSEU amounts to substantial victory for members of Local 505.

December 19, 2010

'This is a huge victory for Walmart workers and their ability to freely communicate on the Internet.' - Wayne Hanley.

December 14, 2010

PSI appeals to governments around the world to mark the occasion by making a commitment to ratify UN Conventions aimed at strengthening the rights of migrant workers.

December 8, 2010

Latest in a series of austerity measures announced by the new Conservative government.

December 6, 2010

'This action demonstrates a complete lack of respect for the hard-working, dedicated staff.'