Current Labour Issues

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives interview with Erika Shaker, Education Director at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3PsoMsAKpY&feature=youtu.be

Open letter to Canada’s public servants from the Liberal Party of Canada: https://www.liberal.ca/open-letter-to-canadas-public-servants/

From The Globe and Mail:
Conservatives can’t resist one last kick at the union scapegoat
Via The Globe and Mail’s iPhone app

Chilliwack Progress: Premier wants municipal pay to be election issue: http://www.theprogress.com/news/277253741.html

Chilliwack Progress: Horgan blasts ‘shoddy’ municipal pay study: http://www.theprogress.com/news/277152611.html

BC Federation of Labour: B.C. Federation of Labour Statement of Solidarity with Teachers: http://bcfed.ca/statement-of-solidarity-with-teachers/

BC Federation of Labour: Rally to support teachers, our kids, and public education in BC: http://bcfed.ca/rally-to-support-teachers/

Canadian Labour Congress: Help save ESL in BC: http://www.fpse.ca/take-action-esl-funding

Canadian Labour Council videos:

Solidarity – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToI1I10a3J4&list=TLdG8zGYrBuORW9TXLlC9ruowiTs7uh7HR
“Better deal” – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qV4BvXwyffo

CBC: ESL programs at Vancouver Community College axed: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/esl-program-at-vancouver-community-college-axed-1.2659122

CBC: Striking B.C. teachers fight lockout pay cut at LRB: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/striking-b-c-teachers-fight-lockout-pay-cut-at-lrb-1.2658496

CBC News: Hassan Yussuff elected Canadian Labour Congress head: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hassan-yussuff-elected-new-head-of-canadian-labour-congress-1.2637053

Canadian Labour Congress: CLC says April unemployment statistics still grim: http://www.canadianlabour.ca/national/news/clc-says-april-unemployment-statistics-still-grim

The Province: Kootenay Lake school psychologist works 70 hours unpaid OT, then gets cheque docked for ‘job action’: http://www.theprovince.com/news/Kootenay+Lake+school+psychologist+works+hours+unpaid+then+gets+cheque+docked+action/9886338/story.html

Federation of Post-Secondary Educators: Government’s hardball tactics with teachers won’t lead to fair settlement:
http://www.fpse.ca/news/presidents-comment/government%E2%80%99s-hardball-tactics-teachers-won%E2%80%99t-lead-fair-settlement

BC Teachers Federation: BC teachers and parents mobilize to defend public education: http://www.bctf.ca/mobilizationrallies.aspx

BC Teachers Federation: Lockout creates chaos and confusion: http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/BargainingContracts/2014-05-26-LockoutCreatesConfusion.pdf

B.C. Federation of Labour: Message of Solidarity with BC’s Teachers: http://bcfed.ca/message-of-solidarity-with-bcs-teachers/

B.C. Federation of Labour Call for Minimum Wage Review: Two Year Minimum Wage Freeze Hurting BC Workers: http://bcfed.ca/two-year-minimum-wage-freeze-hurting-bc-workers-b-c-federation-of-labour-call-for-minimum-wage-review/

Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT): Fairness for contract academic staff: http://www.caut.ca/issues-and-campaigns/fairness-for-contract-academic-staff/2014/01/28/contract-academic-staff-issues-featured-on-cbc-s-the-current

CBC’s The Current: The income gap between tenured faculty and adjunct contract professors in Canadian universities: http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2014/01/27/the-income-gap-between-tenure-faculty-adjunct-contract-professors-in-canadian-universities/

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