Labour News outside of BC

The rights of workers in the public and post-secondary sectors are under assault in several jurisdictions, in Canada and in the United States. We will use this page to keep track of recent developments.


Chronicle Vitae: Where in the World Are the Adjunct Unions? https://chroniclevitae.com/news/639-where-in-the-world-are-the-adjunct-unions?cid=VTKF1

Ontario Federation of Labour: New Tool: Interactive map documents job losses that would be caused by Hudak’s 100,000 public sector job cuts: http://ofl.ca/index.php/tool-interactive-map-job-losses-cuts-caused/

Ontario Federation of Labour: New research reveals devastating city-by-city impacts of Hudak’s 100,000 job cuts: http://ofl.ca/index.php/research-reveals-devastating-city-by-city-impacts-hudaks-100000-job-cuts/

Ontario Federation of Labour: Hudak’s public sector layoffs would push Ontario to 9.7% unemployment levels and drive province into recession: http://ofl.ca/index.php/release-hudaks-public-sector-layoffs-push-ontario-9-7-unemployment-levels-drive-province-recession/

CBC News: Tim Hudak would cut 100,000 public sector jobs if Tories win Ontario election: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-votes-2014/tim-hudak-would-cut-100-000-public-sector-jobs-if-tories-win-ontario-election-1.2637436

CBC News: Canada sheds 29,000 jobs in April: http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/canada-loses-29-000-jobs-in-april-1.2637227

Canadian Labour Congress (CLC): CLC slams draconian legislation in Nova Scotia: Georgetti says move against nurses will poison the workplace: http://www.canadianlabour.ca/national/news/clc-slams-draconian-legislation-nova-scotia-georgetti-says-move-against-nurses-will-po

Canadian Labour Congress (CLC): Yes, Mr. Hudak, unions do benefit Ontario: http://www.canadianlabour.ca/news-room/editorials/yes-mr-hudak-unions-do-benefit-ontario

Ontario Federation of Labour: Sid Ryan Op-Ed: Young People in Ontario Shouldn’t Have to Work For Less (Huffington Post, March 31, 2014): http://ofl.ca/index.php/sid-ryan-op-ed-young-people-ontario-work-huffington-post-march-31-2014/

Ontario Federation of Labour: Ontario workers bring campaign to stop Tim Hudak to Toronto with Thursday’s urgent all union meeting: http://ofl.ca/index.php/advisory-ontario-workers-bring-campaign-stop-tim-hudak-toronto-thursdays-urgent-union-meeting/

Ontario Federation of Labour Op-Ed: Toronto Star: Tim Hudak’s low-wage agenda is hiding in plain sight: http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2014/03/04/tim_hudaks_lowwage_agenda_is_hiding_in_plain_sight.html

Ontario Federation of Labour: Statement on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2014: Women join the fight against Hudak’s low-wage agenda: http://ofl.ca/index.php/iwd2014-statement/

New Brunswick Federation of Labour: International Women’s Week: Pay inequity, child care strategy and high rates of violence against women and girls: http://www.nbfl-fttnb.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/IWD.pdf

Ontario Federation of Labour: Rally for $14 minimum wage in heart of Toronto retail sector: http://ofl.ca/index.php/rally-14-minimum-wage-heart-toronto-retail-sector/

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