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Day: July 11, 2018

Update on Village negotiations | Canadian Union of Public Employees

CUPE 458 and the Village of Harrison Hot Springs have agreed to resume negotiations, however the Village is too busy to bargain until next Wednesday or Thursday so strike action will likely continue for the next 8 to 9 days. “We…

Far from ending hallway medicine, North Bay stands to lose 37 more hospital beds, more than 150 staff under Ford programs

Already funded and staffed at levels well below other provinces, Ontario’s hospitals’ hallway medicine and bed crisis will deepen under Premier Doug Ford’s public service “efficiency” program and promised tax cuts, the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) warned today…

Ford government begins its mandate by violating workers’ rights

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is urging MPPs to support workers’ Charter rights and oppose Premier Ford’s plan to interfere in collective bargaining at York University. On Tuesday, the new Conservative government released its “Top Legislative Priorities for Upcoming…

Turkey: Workers at Mayr-Melnhof on strike demanding dignified conditions

11.07.2018 Around 250 workers from IndustriALL Global Union’s Turkish affiliate, Selüloz-Is, are on strike at factories of packaging company MM Süperpak Ambalaj, a subsidiary of Austrian-based Mayr-Melnhof, after the union rejected management’s offer of a zero per cent wage increase in exchange…