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August 4, 2009

'This injunction request is an over the top assault on effective freedom of speech.' - Wayne Hanley, UFCW Canada national president.

July 26, 2009

Multi-billion-dollar company is wholly owned by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan.

July 20, 2009

'I am pleased to advise you and other New Brunswick public sector unions that this government will not appeal.' - Human Resources Minister Rick Brewer.

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.