Labour in the News

Union workers get higher pay, if they can join

Disclaimer – The views in this article are not necessarily the views of, nor express our reality in, ASPA.  The purpose of highlighting this article is to provide members with varying viewpoints and information about Labour and the happenings around campus, provincially, nationally and internationally. Written by Hassan Kanu July 12, 20211:52 PM CST Last… Continue reading Union workers get higher pay, if they can join

Labour in the News

Sask. union says Crown-owned marketing firm’s rejection of planned billboard campaign amounts to ‘censorship’

Disclaimer – The views in this article are not necessarily the views of, nor express our reality in, ASPA.  The purpose of highlighting this article is to provide members with varying viewpoints and information about Labour and the happenings around campus, provincially, nationally and internationally. Carla Shynkaruk Video journalist Josh Lynn Digital News Editor Published… Continue reading Sask. union says Crown-owned marketing firm’s rejection of planned billboard campaign amounts to ‘censorship’

Labour in the News

Government of Canada reaches first collective agreement for RCMP members and reservists

Disclaimer – The views in this article are not necessarily the views of, nor express our reality in, ASPA.  The purpose of highlighting this article is to provide members with varying viewpoints and information about Labour and the happenings around campus, provincially, nationally and internationally. NEWS PROVIDED BY Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada  Jun… Continue reading Government of Canada reaches first collective agreement for RCMP members and reservists

Labour in the News

UNBC faculty signs collective agreement ending lengthy labour dispute with university

Disclaimer – The views in this article are not necessarily the views of, nor express our reality in, ASPA.  The purpose of highlighting this article is to provide members with varying viewpoints and information about Labour and the happenings around campus, provincially, nationally and internationally. The 4-year contract raises annual salaries by 2 per cent,… Continue reading UNBC faculty signs collective agreement ending lengthy labour dispute with university

Labour in the News

Coronavirus Crisis Poses Risks and Opportunities for Unions

Disclaimer - The views in this article are not necessarily the views of, nor express our reality in, ASPA.  The purpose of highlighting this article is to provide members with varying viewpoints and information about Labour and the happenings around campus, provincially, nationally and internationally. The COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fallout pose serious challenges… Continue reading Coronavirus Crisis Poses Risks and Opportunities for Unions

Labour in the News

University of Manitoba Faculty Association’s bargaining unit to hold strike vote

By Shane Gibson  Global NewsPosted October 29, 2020 5:49 pm Updated October 29, 2020 5:52 pm The union representing faculty at the University of Manitoba is moving one step closer to a strike at the province’s largest post-secondary institution. The University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) says members of its bargaining unit will start voting this week on whether or not… Continue reading University of Manitoba Faculty Association’s bargaining unit to hold strike vote

Labour in the News

Indigenous Professors Cite Racism, Lack of Reform in University of Saskatchewan Exodus

Jason Warick · CBC News · Posted: Aug 30, 2020 2:00 AM CT | Last Updated: August 30 A group of Indigenous professors and staff say they've been forced to leave the University of Saskatchewan because of racism, a hostile work environment and the slow pace of reforms. At least nine First Nations and Métis professors have left in… Continue reading Indigenous Professors Cite Racism, Lack of Reform in University of Saskatchewan Exodus

Labour in the News

It’s Going to Take More Than The Courts to Stop Kenney’s Bill 32

Written by Cole Rockarts - Rank and File.ca - August 19, 2020 On Wednesday, July 29, Alberta’s United Conservative Party government passed the Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act, which aims to control how union dues can finance political activities and legislate restrictions on where unions can picket. The bill claims it will save employers $100… Continue reading It’s Going to Take More Than The Courts to Stop Kenney’s Bill 32