SaskTel contract negotiations reach an impasse, strike mandate vote considered

Employees of home security company SecurTek held a strike mandate vote in Yorkton, Tuesday. This vote also may be an indication of where contract negotiations are heading with another Crown corporation, … 398 more words

Canada

Arbitration decision deadline prompting government to 'ram' through wage delay bill, union says

The Alberta government is taking “undemocratic” steps to race a labour bill through the legislature to beat an arbitrator’s potential ruling on government workers’ wages, the province’s largest union says. 908 more words

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In Case it was Ever in Doubt, the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act Now Expressly Adopts UNION SCALE to Establish Prevailing Wage in the “Construction” Industry

Contributed by Jeff Risch, June 18, 2019

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Organized labor wasted no time in securing Governor Pritzker’s signature on legislation that undoubtedly calls for the Illinois prevailing wage rate to fall in lock step with the area union contracts. 408 more words

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Court of Appeal Restricts Effectiveness of Trade Union Negotiation

In 2002 the European Court of Human Rights decided the case of Wilson v UK and found that UK trade union legislation was contrary the Article 11 of the  European Convention on Human Rights – in particular, at paragraph 48 of… 1,281 more words

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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

Politics

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

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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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