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Kenney government to bring in bill to alter union wage deals

Alberta’s United Conservative government has formally served notice it is bringing in legislation to override bargained contract agreements and delay wage talks for thousands of public-sector workers. 599 more words


Winnipeg transit union votes to reject city's latest contract offer

Winnipeg’s transit union offered an overwhelming ‘no’ as they rejected the city’s latest contract offer.

Nearly 97 per cent of members voted against the offer. 257 more words


FAUW's response to Ontario consultations on public sector compensation

The Ontario government is conducting consultations to explore “tools to manage compensation costs” such as “legislated caps on allowable compensation increases that can be negotiated in collective bargaining or imposed in binding arbitration.” 88 more words

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STF breaking with tradition by making contract talks public

In a move it hopes will secure a better deal for teachers and win public support for education funding, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is planning to break with tradition and make details of its contract talks sessions public. 541 more words

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Low unemployment rates and low unemployment benefits -- record lows for a reason

Mark Sommerhauser’s article about possible changes to criminal prosecution of unemployment fraud has a remarkable chart detailing the roller coaster plunge in unemployment benefits in Wisconsin since the end of the great recession. 1,213 more words


STF to ask government for raise, classroom size limitations

Saskatchewan teachers are expected to ask for a raise and a method for determining the “appropriate” class size and composition when bargaining for their new collective agreement gets underway next week. 615 more words

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Tentative deal gives Americans incentive to remain with Canadian Football League teams

The tentative agreement between the CFL and CFL Players’ Association gives American players more incentive to stay in the league.

According to two sources, the proposed three-year deal includes provisions for Americans to be deemed Canadian after as little as three years. 636 more words