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Day: May 14, 2018

With summer terms in jeopardy, York University slams door shut on talks to resolve strike

As a strike by 3,000 academic workers moves into its eleventh week, York University today appeared to slam the door shut on saving the summer terms by rejecting an urgent meeting request from CUPE 3903. “We are disappointed, but not surprised…

High turnout and support as CUPE members at Kingston Health Sciences Centre ratify new 4-year contract

98 per cent of staff represented by Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) have voted for a new four-year collective agreement. “Staff at Kingston Health Sciences Centre are concerned that the merger of KGH and…

Anger boils over at the Société de transport de Trois-Rivières

The work atmosphere at Société de transport de Trois-Rivières (STTR) is getting worse. At a general assembly last week, 87 per cent of the employees voted 82 per cent in favour of rejecting the Employer’s final offer. “In the name of transparency, we…

A tale of two factories: union representation in Mexico’s tyre industry

14.05.2018 Two factories in San Luis de Potosi, one of Mexico’s main indudstrial centres, produce tyres for major multinational companies, Continental Tire and Goodyear. Only a few kilometres separate the two plants, but the way they operate couldn’t be further…

Bangladesh Accord will continue until government is ready to take over its functions

At the press conference, the BGMEA expressed its gratitude for the work the Accord has done to make Bangladeshi garment factories safer and gave full support for the Accord to continue until it can be replaced by a competent government…