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Ford still balking at monetary gains, investment for Windsor plants, says Unifor chief

It’s less than a week before an Oct. 31 strike deadline, yet contract talks between Unifor and Ford are moving “pretty slowly,” Jerry Dias, the union’s national president, said Tuesday. 417 more words

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Unifor, Oakville union dispute over pattern deal heats up

As Unifor sits down with Ford Canada to hammer out a new tentative contract ahead of an Oct. 31 deadline, an internal battle that threatens to pit unionized workers in Windsor against their counterparts in Oakville appears to be heating up. 606 more words

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Unifor, Oakville local at odds over 10-year pay grid for new hires

Unifor and its biggest Ford local are at odds over the decision to maintain the 10-year pay grid for new hires in the collective agreement reached last month with General Motors, union national president Jerry Dias said Tuesday. 544 more words

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Celebrity Anatomy

In 2016, William Shatner auctioned his kidney stones for $25,000 dollars, donating them to Habitat for Humanity. This inspired a series of digital paintings, highlighting choice celebrity organs. 24 more words


Episode 39: Talk: The House

MILWAUKEE, January 27 – In a time when money is scarce in the TV business, the industry is rubber-necking at Milwaukee Talk’s new $1.4 million dollar, two-tiered, plumbing-accurate, morning show set. 1,157 more words

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Why Are Wendy's Burgers Square? Blame Dave Thomas' Grandma

Always listen to your grandmother. That’s the takeaway we’re getting from the story of how Wendy’s iconic square burger patties came to be. 185 more words

Film Review: Kidz in the Wood (1996, dir. Neal Israel)

I don’t know how I come across these things. This was a Disney Channel movie that was filmed in 1994, but aired in 1996 starring Dave Thomas. 1,061 more words