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November 25, 2009

Landmark 2007 Supreme Court ruling on collective bargaining means unions must have compulsory check-off of union dues to represent workers, says ALRB.

November 22, 2009

Ignores restrictions imposed by Canada's top court when sections of Bill 29 were struck down as unconstitutional.

November 9, 2009

'The very foundation of law provides that, at the end of the day, if two parties can’t agree there is an independent person to make a final decision.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

November 3, 2009

'This administration will not tolerate disregard of our laws. Employers have a legal and moral responsibility to protect their workers.' - Hilda Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor.

November 2, 2009

OPSEU seeking Ontario Labour Relations Board hearing as soon as possible to resolve the impasse.

October 27, 2009

'All health care workers in our province who provide dedicated frontline care should be treated with dignity, respect, and equality by their government.' - Dwain Lingenfelter.

October 12, 2009

'Even more than immigrants, temporary migrants like farm workers, live-in caregivers, construction workers and others face exploitative and precarious work and living conditions.'

October 6, 2009

Occasion marked annually by the International Labour Organization and worker groups around the globe.

September 28, 2009

'This a great victory for the workers at Floralia who have exercised their Charter rights to join a union and bargain collectively.' - Wayne Hanley.

September 13, 2009

Unfair labour practices complaint against the Brad Wall government alleges that its essential services legislation violates the Trade Union Act and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.