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July 7, 2009

'The situation in Weyburn is a perfect example of how multi-national corporations with bottomless legal budgets are allowed to never-endingly drag out the process.' - Wayne Hanley.

July 1, 2009

'It is important that Colombia pursue a path of rule of law and transparency.'

June 25, 2009

Despite numerous requests from NUPGE and SGEU, the Saskatchewan minister of labour has refused to make public his government’s reply to the ILO on NUPGE complaint against restrictive labour laws.

June 23, 2009

Court ruling says freedom of association rights are guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

June 22, 2009

Canada can, and should, reject proposed Harper free trade deal with bloody Colombian regime.

June 15, 2009

Assaults, threats and firings for union activists remain common around the world.

June 10, 2009

Harper government rejects or partially rejects more than half of all recommendations contained in the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review of Canada.

May 27, 2009

Farm sector total net revenues increased for the second consecutive year to $3.3 billion — up $1.3 billion.

May 21, 2009

Rise in firings, intimidation, coersion, threats, surveillance, retaliation and harassment demonstrate need for Employee Free Choice Act.

May 6, 2009

'Successive Canadian governments, including the current Harper administration, have refused to ratify three key Conventions or to explain their failure to do so.' - NUPGE, CTF, CPA, UFCW Canada.