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Student anxiety builds as college strike continues

It’s been nearly one week since College faculty went on strike and with no new contract talks planned students at St. Lawrence College in Kingston are becoming anxious about their academic future. 360 more words

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Workers ready for strike in CAMI Ingersoll labour dispute

Ingersoll factory workers at CAMI Automotive are readying their picket signs as the bargaining deadline looms.

A panel was held at the London Convention Centre on Sunday, where Unifor Local 88 officials explained the current situation to CAMI employees. 382 more words

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Arbor Hills Landfill Workers Picket For Higher Wages

SALEM (WWJ) – A couple dozen picketers grabbed signs and marched outside the Arbor Hills Landfill on Napier Road in Washtenaw County to demonstrate their solidarity and to ask for better wages. 186 more words

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Westboro Baptist Church updates website, claims omniscience

TOPEKA, KS — Every now and then, you just have to get with the times; this even reigns true for the Westboro Baptist Church. With their website deteriorating as quickly as their worldview, the church decided enough was enough and decided to make some changes to their page. 198 more words

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Canadian Hearing Society workers to vote on tentative agreement Friday

A tentative agreement has been reached between the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS), and 227 workers represented by CUPE local 2073.

“The tentative deal, if ratified by both parties, ends a nine-week strike hold that started on March 6,” reads a statement by the union. 239 more words

Politics

Today’s News & Commentary — March 8, 2017

Today is International Women’s Day, and many women around the country are participating in a strike that has been billed as “A Day Without a Woman.”  The action is intended to highlight the economic importance and impact of women on society, and it was organized following the Women’s March on January 21.   338 more words

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Stand for Standing Rock

U.S. Bank, Port Angeles & Sequim

Saturday, February 25, 2017, 11 – noon

In response to the sudden announcement that the Trump administration plans to abrogate the Environmental Impact Statement process and bulldoze the sovereign rights of indigenous people at Standing Rock in order to push the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) through their ancestral lands, OCA, in partnership with the Clallam Progressives and the Racial Justice Collective, will picket from 11 AM till noon, on Saturday, February 25, outside the U.S. 202 more words

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