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Canada : Power workers ratify 3-year 'net-zero' deal with Hydro One
Source: CTV

Canada : Burlington transit workers reject tentative settlement, call on management to return to bargaining
Source: CUPE

Canada : Winnipeg mail bombs, suspicious packages alarm postal workers
Source: CBC
(Headlines by LabourStart)



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SCC Decision on RIGHT to STRIKE
On January 30, 2015, in a historic decision, the Supreme Court of Canada decided that freedom of association includes, along with collective bargaining and the right to choose a bargaining agent, the right to strike. Ritu Khullar, Q.C. and Vanessa Cosco are proud to have been part of this case, representing the intervenors United Nurses of Alberta and the Alberta Federation of Labour. Congratulations to the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour and its associates for this landmark victory for all of us!

SCC Decisions on RCMP Unions and Wages
On January 16, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the government’s ban of unions and collective bargaining for RCMP was unconstitutional.

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