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Jun 27, 2016
Includes 1.4 per cent lump sum payment, 1.4 per cent wage increases

Jun 24, 2016
More changes to be announced later this year: Labour Minister

Jun 23, 2016
Now in legal strike position

Jun 23, 2016
Includes improvements to wages, benefits, working conditions

Jun 22, 2016
Mainly looking for $15-per-hour wage: Union

Jun 22, 2016
UFCW members extend collective agreement for 7 years

Jun 22, 2016
'Need more effective approaches to influencing workers' rights'
Global Labour News
Jun 22, 2016
Father used up sick, vacation and personal time and leave

Jun 22, 2016
Labour unions set to leads tens of thousands through streets

Jun 21, 2016
Some provisions, such as those around striking workers, will go into effect

Jun 17, 2016
Flagship store hasn't seen strike in more than 4 decades

Jun 14, 2016
Held on suspicion of receiving money of illicit origin

Jun 13, 2016
Public sector strike losing steam
Current Issue
CURRENT ISSUE: Jun 27, 2016
Employee had history of discipline issues, insubordinate conduct

Arbitrator cites extenuating circumstances

But arbitrator sides with government

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May 2016
French President Francois Hollande faces growing street protests and a wave of transport strikes over his decision to force through labour reforms.

Employee Off-Duty Conduct – Protecting the Workplace

The off-duty conduct of employees is a hot issue for employers right now. Here’s what your organization can do to protect itself

Canadian Labour Reporter Special Report: Dismissals in the Unionized Workplace, Third Edition

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