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Pearson Airport Strike Update

 A month-long strike continues by 700 ground crew workers at  Canada’s busiest airport.  Members of Teamsters Union Local 419 have voted 98 per cent to  reject the latest offer from their employer, and will continue a  four-week-old walkout at Toronto’s

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A Strike By L-C-B-O Workers Has Been Averted — At Least For Now.

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union says a tentative contract agreement was reached shortly after the midnight strike deadline passed. Union president Warren “Smokey” Thomas says details of the accord won’t be released before union members have a chance to

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Toronto Zoo Workers On Strike .. Closed Today

More than 400 employees at the Toronto Zoo, including zookeepers, maintenance, attraction and administrative staff are now on strike. The job action began when the midnight strike deadline passed and the two sides failed to come to terms on job

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LCBO Getting Closer To A Strike

There is a strong possibility of a strike at the LCBO. Staff with the Liquor Control Board of Ontario have voted 93 per  cent in favour of a strike as their union continues to bargain for a  new collective agreement.

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Overwhelming Support For Strike Vote From LCBO Workers

LCBO workers have delivered a resounding message of support for their bargaining team’s demands with a 93 per cent strike vote. The vote, held yesterday and today, was called by the bargaining team late last month after what they described

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GM & Unifor Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

Unifor and General Motors of Canada have averted a possible strike by reaching a tentative contract agreement. The settlement covering G-M’s four-thousand Ontario workers includes wage hikes, product commitment and hundreds of millions of dollars in investment, and was announced

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Canada Post Issues 72 Hour Strike Notice

We are down to the wire to avoid a mail disruption. The union representing Canada Post employees has issued a 72-hour strike notice. It doesn’t look like this will be a full scale walkout … yet, but it definitely won’t

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Canada Post issues 72 Hour Lockout Notice

Canada Post has issued a 72-hour lockout notice to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. The Crown corporation issued a news release early today to announce plans to suspend the collective agreement as of Friday, citing prolonged negotiations, the union’s

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VIA Rail Strike Averted.. For Now

Good news if you had a train trip planned this week, Via Rail trains will run on schedule. A tentative agreement has been reached to avert a Via Rail strike by nearly two-thousand unionized workers that was set to start this

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Via Rail On Strike Monday, If No Deal Is Reached

If you’re planning a train trip anytime soon, heads up. There could be a strike at VIA rail. On June 9,  the union representing more than 1 800 employees who work in stations, telephone sales offices, maintenance centres and administrative

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