Workers Issues in Canada

The Canadian auto “bailout”: CAW to impose sweeping concessions

By Carl Bronski, 6 December 2008

The Canadian units of Detroit's Big Three auto companies presented their restructuring plans to the Ontario and federal governments yesterday, involving the destruction of the jobs and living standards of tens of thousands of auto workers.

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2 December 2008

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25 November 2008

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Strike cancels classes at Toronto’s York University

By our reporting team, 15 November 2008

Having forced 3,500 teachers’ assistants and contract faculty on strike, York University is pressing for the contract dispute to be resolved by binding arbitration.

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21 October 2008

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14 October 2008

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7 October 2008

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23 September 2008

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Canada: While CAW bleats, Harper offers aid to automakers and endorses job-cutting

A dispute within Canada’s big business elite

By Carl Bronski, 15 September 2008

Just days before dissolving parliament and calling a federal election for October 14, Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced his government is giving an $80 million “repayable” grant to Ford Canada to re-open their Windsor-Essex auto plant.