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Unsafe workplace trial a "wake-up call" to all employers

Ontario's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is charged with operating an unsafe workplace for an incident in 2014 that left two nurses severely hurt.
Toronto (7 May 2015) — As Ontario's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) faces charges for operating an unsafe workplace, OPSEU/NUPGE President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the world-renowned institution must redouble its efforts to guarantee a safe work environment for patients and staff alike.

Overkill for university workers, free pass for managers

An IT worker at Dalhousie University points out the many disasterous consequences of the Nova Scotia Liberal government's attempt to strip post-secondary workers of their basic constitutional rights
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Dalhousie University IT worker Darryl Warren, who is a member of NSGEU/NUPGE, read the following speech during public hearings on the Nova Scotia government's proposed bill to give universities the right to suspend collective bargaining and grievance procedures. 

CFLR updates Backgrounder on current Charter challenges against labour laws

“What we're hoping to accomplish with this publication is to promote greater coordination among unions to ensure that we present strong and cohesive arguments before the Courts.” — CFLR Board member, James Clancy.Ottawa (9 March 2015) — Following the Supreme Court of Canada historic decisions on labour rights issued in January of this year, the Canadian Foundation for Labour Rights (CFLR) has issued a new edition of its publication 

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