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'This wasn't a big shock to us': U of S offers 'early retirement' to eligible CUPE 1975 members

The University of Saskatchewan is poised to shed more jobs as it cuts costs in the face of a $16 million reduction to its $312 million operating grant, which was announced in March as part of the Saskatchewan Party government’s 2017-18 budget. 482 more words

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Ontario owes teachers, education workers more than $100M for violating rights

TORONTO – Ontario will have to shell out $56.7 million to the Canadian Union of Public Employees, if workers ratify a deal to compensate them for the government violating their rights. 208 more words


Teamsters Picket Jack Nicklaus’ Memorial Golf Tournament

NetJets’ (headquartered in Columbus, Ohio) workers who are represented by Teamsters Local 284 (Columbus, Ohio) launched an informational picketing campaign at the PGA’s Memorial Tournament (Columbus, Ohio). 324 more words


Haiku Duet, Sheep In The Statehouse

“Iowa mugged its – public employees because – the Kochs told them to”

“Koch Brothers pull the – strings of their puppets in the – Iowa Statehouse” 10 more words


City labor reps petition BOA to support contract resolution

(Link to the original Somerville Times article here.)

by: Jordan Deschenes

May 17, 2017

Representatives from Somerville city unions and worker’s associations were in attendance at last week’s Board of Alderman meeting to petition for a resolution. 956 more words


Saskatchewan should join in improving employment standards

The past two weeks have seen a series of new policies unveiled to improve working conditions across Canada. And while we should celebrate the progress being made elsewhere, we should also ask how long Saskatchewan workers will be required to put up with less as new standards emerge to deal with the evolution of employment relationships. 578 more words


#GE2017: Can Labour deliver security at work?

As part of our coverage of the UK General Election 2017, rs21 is publishing articles relating to Corbyn’s 10 Labour pledges. We are asking how the Labour pledges would affect the working class and those fighting for justice in various organisations and campaigns.  1,689 more words