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15 Dollar Minimum wage?

The BC government is seeking input on a 15 dollar minimum wage, the input period is to 4; PM December 7th 2017 to the Fair Wages Commission. 157 more words

Collective Bargaining

Unions overcome unbalanced bargaining law

If Iowa lawmakers thought that their Draconian revisions to Chapter 20 could break the back of public-sector unionism, the last two months have proven them spectacularly wrong. 343 more words


Edmonton public school teachers get more professional development money

Edmonton public school teachers will receive more money for individual professional development in a new contract ratified earlier this fall.

The district’s 6,400 teachers voted 93 per cent in favour of the one-year deal, which runs from Sept. 392 more words

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AFSCME Council 5’s founding director to step down – but keep fighting

Eliot Seide was even more fired up than usual when he sat down for a Thursday-morning interview at AFSCME Council 5’s South St. Paul offices last month. 1,132 more words

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Ford security officers in Windsor ratify four-year contract

Security officers at Windsor’s Ford operations have ratified a four-year deal that will give them pay raises and increase the number of full-time employees.

“Very, very excited,” said Jodi Nesbitt, president of Unifor Local 240. 142 more words

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Newsies -- Unionism & Profit-Maximization


When Mr. Pulitzer decides to raise prices in the distribution channel by forcing the newsies (the newspaper boys) to pay higher prices for a pack of 100 papers, the newsies decide to go on strike. 39 more words