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August 24, 2010

Please sign to petition to stop a U.S. beverage company from milking Canada's good name for corporate profits.

August 17, 2010

'It is simply wrong for hard-working people to be bank-rolling already profitable corporations.'

August 11, 2010

Bill 68 would open workers to 'reprisals and termination' by forcing them to confront unfair employers personally.

August 9, 2010

John Baird says Harper Conservatives will make constraint in spending growth 'the centrepiece' of their approach to tackling record federal budget shortfalls.

August 4, 2010

Speech to AFL-CIO calls on workers to support Democrats this fall over the Republicans 'who drove America's economy into a ditch.'

July 26, 2010

First ILO Convention ratified in over a decade; Canada continues to refuse to ratify many of ILO’s fundamental conventions.

July 12, 2010

Workers vote 75% to accept agreement ending year-long strike against Brazilian giant Vale.

July 6, 2010

More than 3,000 workers vote this week on contentious settlement with Brazilian nickel giant Vale.

June 18, 2010

Legislation will remove a longstanding RCMP Act prohibition against unionization after being declared unconstitutional in a 2009 court ruling.

June 7, 2010

Protracted legal battle dates back to layoffs imposed by the Newfoundland and Labrador government in 2005.