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BENCH STRENGTH
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Thu, 12/13/2018 - 11:51

Junior hockey players press owners for decent treatment

17-year-old Ryan Falkenham led Halifax Mooseheads to 2013 Memorial Cup win. One year later a hip injury ended his dream of playing in the NHL.

GETTING A CHANCE TO PLAY JUST ISN’T ENOUGH. Even though the owners of the 60 teams in the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) say it should be.

17-year-old Ryan Falkenham led Halifax Mooseheads to 2013 Memorial Cup win. One year later a hip injury ended his dream of playing in the NHL

GETTING A CHANCE TO PLAY JUST DOESN'T CUT IT. The teenage players on the 60 teams in the Canadian Hockey...

NO DONE DEAL
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Fri, 12/07/2018 - 16:08

Neo-liberalism is a deal with the devil— and not just for women

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MORE JOBS FOR WOMEN IS NOT GOOD NEWS. Sophie Webb explains why in her new study A Deal with the Devil: An analysis of the feminization of labour, the rise of the precariat and the effects of contract work on Canadians

MORE JOBS FOR WOMEN IS NOT GOOD NEWS. Sophie Webb explains why in her new study A Deal with the Devil: An analysis of the feminization of labour, the rise of the precariat and the effects of contract work on Canadians—the latest research sponsored by the Canadian Foundation for Labour Rights and the...

IT TAKES A UNION
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Fri, 12/07/2018 - 17:10

Unions bargain a $100 million payout to low-wage workers in B.C.

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UNION HATERS ARE HAVING A HARD TIME IN B.C. There is a $100 million answer to the question “what have unions done for you lately.”

UNION HATERS ARE HAVING A HARD TIME IN B.C. There is a $100 million answer to the question “what have unions done for you lately.”

Two union bargaining associations have won a total of $100 million dollars for 31,000 health and social care workers who worked for too little, too long. The BCGEU (BC Government Employees Union) is the lead union in both associations, which together include 12 other unions....

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This month in labour rights history

The start of the first strike in the Ontario public service and the first province-wide illegal strike. Correctional Officers (COs) walked off the job for three days in support of a demand for their more...

December 3, 1979

In Quotes

“Income inequality in Canada is much higher today than it was a generation ago. These trends can be reversed with strong labour rights, progressive taxation and quality public services.” more...

Armine Yalnizyn, Senior Associate, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives ,