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Freedom Mobile Employees Join Steelworkers

By Robert Tuomi (WINDSOR, ON) – Workers at Freedom Mobile, a local telecom firm formerly known as Wind Mobile, have joined the United Steelworkers union…



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French Language Teachers Reach Deal With Province

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – The province and l’Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens, the union representing Ontario’s French language teachers, have reached…


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Essex 2017 Summer Student Program

(ESSEX, ON) – The Town of Essex is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Student Program. Eligibility rules for the program, positions available, job…


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HGS Seeking 1,000 Workers Nationally

By Robert Tuomi (WINDSOR, ON) – Hinduja Global Solutions, with a call centre operating out of the former Zellers retail location at Tecumseh Mall, has…


Some of the 47 PSAC workers at the Blue Water Bridge in Sarnia who went on strike on 21 November 2016 after talks with the Federal Bridge Corporation broken down.Photo courtesy of the Public Service Alliance of Canada.

Blue Water Bridge Strike Enters Second Week

By Ian Shalapata (SARNIA, ON) – After representatives of the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited walked away from the bargaining table, 47 members of the Public…


Essex County library workers have been on strike since 25 June 2016. On 25 November 2016 the Library Board made what they call their final offer.Photo courtesy of CUPE 2974.0 via Facebook.

County Misses Mark With Final Offer

(ESSEX, ON) – On November 25, after several hours of mediated discussions, talks between the Essex County Library Board and CUPE local 2974.0, representing Essex…


Bluewater Bridge. Photo by Ian Shalapata

Strike Hits Bluewater Bridge

By Ian Shalapata (SARNIA, ON) – Cross-border movement could be disrupted for travellers during the US Thanksgiving Day holiday as workers at the Bluewater Bridge…