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RMT union members set to strike in May

Transport union RMT has announced a five day strike.

Train operators Northern Rail, Greater Anglia and South Western Railways will all strike for twenty four hours on the 9th of May. 116 more words

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CP Rail strike averted for now, unions say

CALGARY – A rail strike has been temporarily averted after the federal labour minister ordered employees of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. to vote on the company’s final offers, just hours before they were set to walk off the job. 140 more words

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Western University reaches tentative agreement with graduate TAs

A tentative agreement between Western University and graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) has been reached.

According to the media release, representatives of the university and the Public Service Alliance of Canada, Local 610 (PSAC 610) met with a mediator this week and reached agreement early Friday morning. 89 more words

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Teamsters serves Canadian Pacific with 72 hour strike notice

The union representing about 3,000 conductors and locomotive engineers at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says it has formally served the company with a 72 hour notice of an intent to strike. 176 more words

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Students and staff demand Willetts out!

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“After all, David Willetts is the man who is responsible for increasing the student fees to 9000 and making education a consumer market”- …

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Disappointment over Willetts as new university chancellor

Students and staff want David Willetts removed as new Chancellor of University of Leicester. The main reasons are marketization of education, increased tuition fees, and gender inequality. 258 more words

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