Workers Issues in Canada http://www.wsws.org/topics/workersCategory/wrk-can/ Social inequality in Canada far higher than official statistics claim http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/12/08/cana-d08.html The share of Canada’s national income going to the top 1 percent is 13.3 percent once private corporation income is included. Mon, 08 Dec 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/070422b8-7940-446c-a91f-edf7b4ba36eA/cana-d08.html 2014-12-08T05:00:00Z Death of 15-year-old exposes growing use of child labour by Canadian employers http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/11/26/alta-n26.html The fatality at an Alberta gravel-crushing site has exposed the myth that child labour is a problem only in the developing world. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/0dbd491d-0363-42ce-945d-6759192d282J/alta-n26.html 2014-11-26T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/11/18/wkrs-n18.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/112e4792-590e-49cf-ab3c-17eca4d592aB/wkrs-n18.html 2014-11-18T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/11/11/wkrs-n11.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature Tue, 11 Nov 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/2392f6bb-52d8-4fdb-8cdf-47c8a506ff8L/wkrs-n11.html 2014-11-11T05:00:00Z Canada’s government tables bill to expand intelligence agency powers http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/10/28/otta-o28.html Canada’s Conservative government tabled legislation yesterday to significantly strengthen the powers of the CSIS. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/c4c3171d-5e27-4b4e-bf59-cb7cc56022eF/otta-o28.html 2014-10-28T05:00:00Z CLC president helped scuttle BC teachers’ strike http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/10/11/cana-o11.html Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yussuff intervened to shut down the militant strike British Columbia teachers were mounting in defence of public education. Sat, 11 Oct 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/9a918a58-f4bd-4666-b344-fbfd8452338D/cana-o11.html 2014-10-11T05:00:00Z Canada’s government engaged in mass surveillance of protest groups http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/10/08/cana-o08.html A federal government “emergency response” centre has been systematically collecting information on demonstrations and other protest events. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/2c0148e4-9305-403c-b922-4473f865fcbO/cana-o08.html 2014-10-08T05:00:00Z For a working class counteroffensive to defend pensions and public services! http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/09/24/stat-s24.html The fight to defend the pensions of Quebec’s municipal workers must become the starting point of a broad working class counteroffensive against the whole ruling class austerity program. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/1e3da524-585c-4f6e-a9cf-80363de8e29M/stat-s24.html 2014-09-24T05:00:00Z Quebec: Mass protest against gutting of municipal workers’ pensions http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/09/23/queb-s23.html More than 50,000 municipal workers and their supporters marched in Montreal on Saturday. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7c0a0fae-d26a-4633-b9bd-56b27d5b2cfJ/queb-s23.html 2014-09-23T05:00:00Z BC teachers union endorses austerity contract http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/09/18/bcol-s18.html The British Columbia Teachers Federation is seeking to scuttle the militant strike the province’s teachers have mounted since mid-June. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/67a8f268-b6e3-4b88-b481-4063de9b760C/bcol-s18.html 2014-09-18T05:00:00Z British Columbia teachers’ union seeks to scuttle strike http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/09/12/bcte-s12.html The BC Teachers’ Federation wants to scuttle the thirteen week-old strike by British Columbia’s 41,000 public school teachers without any of the teachers’ demands having been met. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/98abf75d-b7ac-4fde-b874-36daef81984D/bcte-s12.html 2014-09-12T05:00:00Z Canada: BC government escalates attack on striking teachers http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/09/09/bcte-s09.html The teachers are fighting to defend public education, which has been ravaged by budget cuts, even as the government increases funding for private schools and cuts corporate taxes. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/55030987-9089-4045-b122-11451de7a9cK/bcte-s09.html 2014-09-09T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/09/02/wkrs-s02.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/b985746e-a7e9-41e7-815a-472a3398f89I/wkrs-s02.html 2014-09-02T05:00:00Z British Columbia teachers’ strike in danger http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/08/30/bcts-a30.html The political and business elite have stepped up their campaign to impose a “settlement” that ensures BC schools remain chronically under-funded and short-staffed. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/ef32067a-79ae-4193-bd01-3095f0d3188E/bcts-a30.html 2014-08-30T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/08/26/wkrs-a26.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/a9884a4a-8d63-4dca-bf32-4633b0a41f4K/wkrs-a26.html 2014-08-26T05:00:00Z Quebec’s Bill 3 targets municipal worker pensions http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/08/25/queb-a25.html Under the pretext of fighting pension plan deficits, the Couillard government is introducing various means to drastically cut the pay and pension checks of municipal workers. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/61f68819-11dd-4856-979d-02822c6d9e9G/queb-a25.html 2014-08-25T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/07/29/wkrs-j29.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/76e5039e-68b9-4c7c-81a5-08411979d0aC/wkrs-j29.html 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z Ontario’s union-backed government to accelerate austerity drive http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/07/03/onta-j03.html Re-elected with union support, Ontario Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne has vowed to impose years of concessionary contracts on public sector workers. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/baa69728-a278-4b2a-9bf3-c366f399443L/onta-j03.html 2014-07-03T05:00:00Z Canada: Truckers and rail workers face antistrike laws http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/03/25/cana-m25.html British Columbia’s Liberal government has introduced legislation to criminalize a strike by truckers at the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s largest port facility. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/5409ce69-c1ca-43f1-b075-36e0cbe2285I/cana-m25.html 2014-03-25T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/03/11/wkrs-m11.html <em>The World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature Tue, 11 Mar 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/43cf3911-cb4f-498b-8888-1cc2d7110adD/wkrs-m11.html 2014-03-11T05:00:00Z Ontario Conservatives renew push for labor “reform” http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/02/20/onta-f20.html The unions have responded to the threat of US-style “right-to-work” laws by appealing to big business to recognize the pivotal role they play in policing the working class. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/f1995947-8f23-4715-a086-79811b6623fA/onta-f20.html 2014-02-20T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: the Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/02/11/wkrs-f11.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature Tue, 11 Feb 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/68491bf8-d4a0-4dda-909b-f38f50793f3M/wkrs-f11.html 2014-02-11T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/01/28/wkrs-j28.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/96ed0aca-cefd-4eab-9ab3-b79bfc7977cD/wkrs-j28.html 2014-01-28T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/01/21/wkrs-j21.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature Tue, 21 Jan 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7ab9d150-b8bb-4d1a-b823-d2471bfb153C/wkrs-j21.html 2014-01-21T05:00:00Z Canada Post to end home mail delivery, slash pensions http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/12/30/capo-d30.html With the full support of the federal Conservative government, Canada Post is slashing mail delivery and mounting a frontal assault on postal workers’ terms of employment. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/be7a97b5-14e5-42a8-986b-fabe1c8c02aK/capo-d30.html 2013-12-30T05:00:00Z Canada’s elite eulogizes union boss Jack Munro http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/11/22/munr-n22.html Munro is best remembered for his role in scuttling a mass mobilization of hundreds of thousands of workers in British Columbia in 1983 that threatened to bring down the right-wing government of Premier Bill Bennett. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/abb6bc57-4889-42d2-9e12-65105f58ddcE/munr-n22.html 2013-11-22T05:00:00Z Ontario: The EllisDon affair, worker rights, and the political charades at Queen’s Park http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/09/14/cana-s14.html A leaked email from a leading Conservative legislator reveals that the party fronted an anti-worker law in exchange for donations from the construction firm that stands to benefit. Sat, 14 Sep 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/92f82276-1326-40c3-821f-8858afbbee5G/cana-s14.html 2013-09-14T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/08/06/wkrs-a06.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/72a7b05e-fe0e-49ca-886f-f1511cb6090C/wkrs-a06.html 2013-08-06T05:00:00Z Canada: US Steel forces locked-out workers to vote on concessions contract http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/07/29/cana-j29.html Nearly 1,000 workers have been locked out for three months at US Steel's Lake Erie Works in Nanticoke, Ontario. Mon, 29 Jul 2013 06:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/ae0f05eb-c868-49dc-b34a-e0e8f41980fD/cana-j29.html 2013-07-29T06:00:00Z Canada: New police state measure targets foreign workers http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/07/01/fore-j01.html Canada’s Conservative government has enacted draconian policing measures against temporary foreign workers in a political climate of anti-immigrant chauvinism. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/a5e7a4c5-8473-4c6c-9284-bd094089a9cH/fore-j01.html 2013-07-01T05:00:00Z Quebec to criminalize two week-old construction strike http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/07/01/queb-j01.html Quebec’s Parti Quebecois government called the provincial legislature into special session Sunday morning to adopt emergency legislation illegalizing a two-week-old strike by 77,000 construction workers. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/e54d0918-a4ba-4bc8-948a-5dbc4314483G/queb-j01.html 2013-07-01T05:00:00Z Quebec: Construction worker strike in grave danger http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/06/29/queb-j29.html Quebec’s construction unions have forced the majority members back to work, without allowing them a vote on the contracts negotiated in their name. Sat, 29 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/dd9c801d-85a8-4e05-a5c0-00f40c85a75F/queb-j29.html 2013-06-29T05:00:00Z Striking Quebec construction workers speak out http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/06/22/queb-j22.html The World Socialist Web Site spoke with some of the 175,000 striking Quebec construction workers about the issues in their struggle, including big business’ plans to have their hirelings in the Quebec legislature illegalize the strike. Sat, 22 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/1df82cb8-461f-4ef9-b702-5b3cab1b5e1D/queb-j22.html 2013-06-22T05:00:00Z Quebec government threatens to criminalize province-wide construction strike http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/06/21/queb-j21.html Bowing to Parti Québecois government threats, leaders of the Construction Union Alliance announced yesterday that they will resume contract negotiations with Quebec’s building contractors and work with them to quickly end a five day-old province-wide construction strike. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/d2dc8fd8-672b-4a97-8b8a-35adf987ed2E/queb-j21.html 2013-06-21T05:00:00Z Quebec: 175,000 construction workers mount province-wide strike http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/06/19/queb-j19.html Workers in all sectors of Quebec's construction industry launched an unlimited strike Monday, paralyzing billions of dollars’ worth of building projects across the province. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/0159b7f5-5ad1-4d47-aedf-b0c3bf3d7c1F/queb-j19.html 2013-06-19T05:00:00Z Elevator companies invoke anti-worker law in bid to break Ontario strike http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/06/14/elev-j14.html The bargaining representative of Canada’s major elevator companies has invoked an anti-democratic provision in provincial labour law to force many of Ontario’s striking elevator technicians back to work. Fri, 14 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/dc7165e7-a254-4328-afcf-ac67b4e7547D/elev-j14.html 2013-06-14T05:00:00Z Canada: U.S. Steel lockout in seventh week http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/06/11/cana-j11.html Nearly 1,000 workers at U.S. Steel’s Lake Erie Works in Nanticoke, Ontario have been locked out since April 28. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/fb2636dc-3913-4fe2-81f6-2a8ca7d1db8O/cana-j11.html 2013-06-11T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/06/11/wkrs-j11.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/ce53a15f-8f66-47b7-8213-63342b82ebaK/wkrs-j11.html 2013-06-11T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/06/04/wkrs-j04.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/825d86c8-1b37-40b4-8915-7ab933c3675J/wkrs-j04.html 2013-06-04T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/05/28/wkrs-m28.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 28 May 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/21c8697c-35ca-44b5-afbb-e31cb3e6600D/wkrs-m28.html 2013-05-28T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/05/21/wkrs-m21.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 21 May 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7921965b-0000-45a8-9b2e-d329bac3d8aF/wkrs-m21.html 2013-05-21T05:00:00Z Ontario elevator technicians continue strike action http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/05/20/onta-m20.html Elevator technicians across Ontario are entering their fourth week on strike against transnational elevator companies Otis, KONE, Schindler and ThyssenKrupp Mon, 20 May 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/789dc981-473b-45b1-b2e4-aa0cde13f8cM/onta-m20.html 2013-05-20T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/05/07/wkrs-m07.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 07 May 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/727c3055-6520-44dc-8a81-1638748493cF/wkrs-m07.html 2013-05-07T05:00:00Z US Steel locks out 1,000 workers in Nanticoke, Ontario http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/05/04/lock-m04.html Nearly 1,000 steelworkers were locked out at US Steel’s Lake Erie plant after they rejected the company’s final contract offer. Sat, 04 May 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/dc0dd107-4b2f-4181-b505-317ea1b9fe4A/lock-m04.html 2013-05-04T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/04/30/wkrs-a30.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. 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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/b1b1a4e2-5a77-42ef-8a96-973ef4e4702H/wkrs-m19.html 2013-03-19T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/03/12/wkrs-m12.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/0d5e90ef-20dc-4229-8ecc-9f3db34bd79P/wkrs-m12.html 2013-03-12T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/03/05/wkrs-m05.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/10db4a84-b576-4abd-8149-664a5a9937eG/wkrs-m05.html 2013-03-05T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/02/26/wkrs-f26.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/18ef0f8a-86ca-4911-acd0-26f901411c0M/wkrs-f26.html 2013-02-26T05:00:00Z Ontario NDP and unions support Liberal austerity policies http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/02/23/onta-f23.html With the unions’ full support, the NDP will vote for Ontario Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne’s maiden Throne Speech, which pledged to extend and deepen the big business austerity measures of her predecessor. Sat, 23 Feb 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/0447d7d3-5730-4c9e-8eb3-1d47ac81482M/onta-f23.html 2013-02-23T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/02/19/wkrs-f19.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/67228b33-8f4c-4a8f-9828-53e36b5cef5M/wkrs-f19.html 2013-02-19T05:00:00Z Canadian Auto Workers union reopens CAMI-GM contract http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/02/13/cami-f13.html The Canadian Auto Workers union has pressured workers at the CAMI-GM assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, to reopen their contract so as to impose further concessions. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/5bf51abe-dc65-45a6-b3e3-cfe37f81438K/cami-f13.html 2013-02-13T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/02/12/wkrs-f12.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/11b787c8-9a69-46ef-811b-ccfa599ef58A/wkrs-f12.html 2013-02-12T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/02/05/wkrs-f05.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 05 Feb 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/2e6b4f9d-b23b-44ef-8672-3e8800a2d0dI/wkrs-f05.html 2013-02-05T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/29/wkrs-j29.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/02c9ce00-f777-4d67-9567-8302f91fedaM/wkrs-j29.html 2013-01-29T05:00:00Z Ontario unions stage protest as cover for facilitating Liberals’ austerity agenda http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/28/cana-j28.html Over 15,000 workers attended a rally in Toronto Saturday called by the Ontario Federation of Labour to protest the austerity measures and attacks on democratic rights implemented by the provincial Liberal government Mon, 28 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/f074e33e-72e5-4bbb-95d8-7ff08c90028P/cana-j28.html 2013-01-28T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/22/wkrs-j22.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/095dd21f-1ad1-4535-849b-addb404f443J/wkrs-j22.html 2013-01-22T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/15/wkrs-j15.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/46f20140-b31e-4e2e-b0d8-08aeccff41fF/wkrs-j15.html 2013-01-15T05:00:00Z Canadian unions’ chauvinist campaign against “temporary foreign worker” expansion http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/12/cana-j12.html A union-instigated law suit is challenging a government decision to allow a mining company to import two hundred Chinese workers. 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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/95ac1e6c-cfc2-492c-adfb-276562f9cecM/wkrs-n13.html 2012-11-13T05:00:00Z Ontario teachers’ unions seek concessions deal http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/11/onta-n08.html The union of Ontario public teachers has postponed limited job action in protest of legislation that imposes wage cuts and other concessions. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/960d7832-545c-45e0-b581-a49ed88eb32M/onta-n08.html 2012-11-08T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/11/wkrs-n06.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. 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Tue, 24 Jul 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/56f69ec5-d5c0-49d0-bba0-dbaf3ca91b1H/wkrs-j24.html 2012-07-24T05:00:00Z Newfoundland wildcat strikers return to work http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/07/vale-j18.html More than 1,000 striking building trades workers returned to work Tuesday morning after a court-issued order to arrest anyone found on a picket line. Wed, 18 Jul 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/6591e8c4-8128-4937-b92a-ceb1d8d3650K/vale-j18.html 2012-07-18T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/07/wkrs-j17.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/ac1765e2-f38c-4e30-b1c1-33e1c5b8b02J/wkrs-j17.html 2012-07-17T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/07/wkrs-j03.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/77088380-7d8a-49f4-aff0-e273e898726N/wkrs-j03.html 2012-07-03T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/06/wkrs-j26.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 26 Jun 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/1bb44c82-d40e-4af4-8968-6e9906d4d8bK/wkrs-j26.html 2012-06-26T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/06/wkrs-j19.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 19 Jun 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/79cfa9e4-2236-461d-8487-47a45a6c1c3M/wkrs-j19.html 2012-06-19T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/06/wkrs-j12.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 12 Jun 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/52021699-0501-4e69-8b51-9452c7a2627N/wkrs-j12.html 2012-06-12T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/06/wkrs-j05.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 05 Jun 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/fab77c2a-08b3-4eb8-ae7f-8f13c8e2ec2M/wkrs-j05.html 2012-06-05T05:00:00Z Canadian government rams through anti-strike law against railway workers http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/05/rail-m31.html The Conservative government has rammed through back-to-work legislation to outlaw an eight day strike by 4,800 locomotive engineers and conductors at Canadian Pacific Railway. Thu, 31 May 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/3c84074b-7b8c-4723-a24b-93b1580b809F/rail-m31.html 2012-05-31T05:00:00Z Canadian government moves to outlaw railway strike http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/05/rail-m29.html The Conservative government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper introduced back-to-work legislation Monday afternoon to illegalize a nation-wide strike by Canadian Pacific (CP) railway engineers and conductors. Tue, 29 May 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/bd8a0dda-fc89-4263-a06e-357b4d331d9H/rail-m29.html 2012-05-29T05:00:00Z Canadian Pacific railway workers strike http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/05/rail-m24.html Within hours of the walkout by 4,800 railway workers, Conservative Labour Minister Lisa Raitt gave notice that she intended to table back-to-work legislation. Thu, 24 May 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/78e9ba73-6ab8-4c5a-ae24-200f9c59b26N/rail-m24.html 2012-05-24T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/05/wkrs-m22.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 22 May 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/19fa3cb8-a1a5-4113-9e28-fb10ffbff24K/wkrs-m22.html 2012-05-22T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/05/wkrs-m15.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 15 May 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/76429df9-a808-466c-a5fc-e66f8274c79K/wkrs-m15.html 2012-05-15T05:00:00Z Air Canada pushes Aveos into bankruptcy, eliminating 2,600 jobs http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/05/airc-m12.html Having mounted only a token campaign against the closure of the airplane maintenance company Aveos, the machinists’ union is working alongside the Quebec Liberal government to find a buyer to relaunch the company at its members’ expense. Sat, 12 May 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/4ddea890-bffd-4874-80bf-ee509f4b3d7G/airc-m12.html 2012-05-12T05:00:00Z