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December 22, 2009

Province-wide strike vote will be held Jan. 13 after management walks away from bargaining table.

December 17, 2009

It is because of UFCW that farm workers will soon have the same human rights as all other workers, including their right to join a union and bargain collectively."

December 7, 2009

'Labour rights and human rights should be promoted, protected and strengthened.' - James Clancy.

November 30, 2009

'The workers at the Jonquière store know in their hearts why Wal-Mart shut their store. So do most Canadians. So does Wal-Mart.' - UFCW Canada.

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.