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REFINERY IRONY
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Sun, 03/29/2020 - 13:59

Co-op refinery revels in repeated refusals to co-opertate

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THE IRONY IS STUNNING AND INFURIATING. This is not what a co-op does. No company that calls itself a “co-operative” absolutely, categorically, adamantly, perversely refuses to co-operate. But the Federated Co-operatives Limited in Regina did, and does.

THE IRONY IS STUNNING AND INFURIATING. No co-op does that. No company that calls itself a “co-operative” absolutely, categorically, adamantly, perversely refuses to co-operate. But the Federated Co-operatives Limited in Regina did, and does.

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OPINION
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Sat, 11/09/2019 - 11:57

Here’s what’s wrong with the Ford Conservatives

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DOUG FORD DIDN'T KILL ENRICO MIRANDA. But he didn't do all he could to make his death less likely, either.

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TEMPORARY WORKERS ARE DYING

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Enrico Miranda was killed on the job September 25 2019

DOUG FORD DIDN'T KILL ENRICO MIRANDA...

CATCH 22
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Thu, 10/17/2019 - 15:44

Government lawyers only have right to strike if they don’t use it

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WHEN IS A WORKER NOT A WORKER? When you work as a crown attorney in Nova Scotia.

Rick Woodburn, negotiating team member and Perry Borden, president of the Nova Scotia Crown Attorneys’ Association

WHEN IS A WORKER NOT A WORKER? When you work as a crown attorney in Nova Scotia.

On the one hand, the government of Nova Scotia acknowledges the Crowns have a right to strike. On the other hand, the government has moved to restrict, or outright refuse, to allow its lawyers to exercise that right.

The 100 crown attorneys in the...

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“The right to strike is necessary to support collective bargaining. Without the right to strike, collective bargaining is no more than collective begging.” more...

John Hendy, QC, President, International Centre for Trade Union Rights,