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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.

September 9, 2009

10,000 part-timers at Ontario's 24 community colleges can opt for OPSEU as their voice at work.

September 8, 2009

Woman accused of stealing from store in Jiangxi province is attacked on street by five employees after refusing to show a receipt. She dies four days later in hospital.

September 2, 2009

'There are, to put it mildly, serious questions and doubts about its research methodology.' - NUPGE's Larry Brown.

September 1, 2009

Copyright protections are 'not designed to insulate corporations from public criticism.' - CCLA general counsel Natalie Des Rosiers.

August 19, 2009

International body urges trade unions worldwide to stage activities marking the occasion.

August 16, 2009

Threatened Mayfair Farms workers with blacklisting before union decertification vote was held.