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On Wednesday, May 1st at 5 pm a memorial service to honour the Topuddle Martyrs will be held. The Service will be held at the Tolpuddle Martyrs' memorial sculpture at Ivy Park at the fork of the Thames.
As part of the service there will be the presentation of the Topuddle Memorial Award to Rick Witherspoon, Past CAW skilled trades representative for FORD 1520 Local Past President London District Labour Council, CAW National Representative. Retired
A light dinner (finger foods) will be served afterwards at the Wortley Roadhouse House, 190 Wortley Rd London.
On Monday, April 28th the London and District Labour Congress will hold a memorial service to honour the memory of these workers. A light lunch will be served afterwards. The Service and lunch will be at the Tolpuddle Co-op building, 380 Adelaide Street North, London, Ontario, N6B 3P6
The Retirees Chapter Executive and many members of the Chapter attended the STOP HUDAK meeting at the Hilton Hotel this past Thursday. The message that was passed on to the attendees was a dire one. We discussed at great length the plans Tim Hudak has for Ontario and for Ontario's Labour. We were informed of his union busting agenda and the horrible steps he will take to destroy workers rights and crush the working class of Ontario.
A province-wide campaign launched last month against Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak rolled into London with an urgent all-union meeting on Thursday night. Calling Hudak’s claim that he has shelved his anti-worker scheme a dishonest tactical maneuver, Ontario’s labour movement is forging ahead with plans to travel the province and expose Hudak’s hidden agenda.
Campaign to stop Tim Hudak comes to London with Thursday’s urgent all union meeting
In the Coalition’s biggest campaign ever, more than a thousand volunteers will be going door-to-door starting today to ask Ontarians to vote in volunteer-led referendum to save our local public hospitals.
Check event video and get involved with your local labour council in this urgent, all unions, all locals campaign. Workers cannot afford Hudak’s agenda of lower wages, gutted pensions, unsafe workplaces and wrecked futures . Even union members who usually vote Conservative are saying: “Not this time!”
A province-wide campaign launched last week against Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak will be rolling into London with an urgent all-union meeting on Thursday, March 20th. Calling Hudak’s claim that he has shelved his anti-worker scheme a dishonest tactical maneuver, Ontario’s labour movement is forging ahead with plans to travel the province and expose Hudak’s hidden agenda.
A video has been lighting up social media, warning of improperly stored 9-volt batteries sparking devastating house fires.
The clip, first posted on the website kidsandcharacter.com, recounts how a battery fire destroyed the home of Fort Collins, CO, resident Dave Miller. It begins with the dramatic audio recording of Miller's call to 911.
From Right-to-Work proposals to Back-to-Work legislation and shrinking workforces in manufacturing, unions are under pressure to adapt to a new Ontario labour landscape. How does the union movement reshape itself for the 21st century and win the support of young workers and new Canadians?
This episode of The Agenda with Steve Paikin features Jenny Ahn, Affirmative Action Vice-President (Unifor), Glenn Wheeler, Canadian Office & Professional Employees Union, Kelly McPharland from The National Post nad Yasir Nagvi Liberal MPP, Ottawa Centre.
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In a critical battle, the NDP has successfully driven back the Conservatives. Under heavy pressure from the NDP and facing unanimous expert testimony, the government agreed to change the voting rules for union accreditation set out in Bill C-525.
On December 11, 2013, Canada Post announced drastic cutbacks to our public postal service.
The Conservative government supports Canada Post's plan to eliminate all door-to-door mail delivery and dramatically increase stamp prices. This is just the latest attack on your public postal service.
Conservative Members of Parliament want to make it harder for people to form a union at work. They're trying to rush Bill C-525 through the House of Commons as fast as possible. The Committee studying the Bill is allowing only one day of witnesses. PSAC asks what's the big rush?