By Samantha Craggs, CBC News Posted: Aug 05, 2014 4:47 PM ET Last Updated: Aug 05, 2014 4:47 PM ET The Ontario Labour Relations Board is investigating a contract offer between McMaster University and its cleaners that would see the service privatized if the union doesn’t accept the university’s offer. About 260 support staff voted on […]
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August 3, 2014 Patrick Deane, President McMaster University President Deane, The undersigned members of the McMaster University community write you today to express deep concern and strong disagreement with the ultimatum that McMaster University has delivered to its lowest-wage workers in recent union negotiations. To force some of the most vulnerable members of our community […]
By Steve Arnold – The Hamilton Spectator – June 27, 2014 McMaster University’s lowest-paid workers have been told they will lose their jobs if they don’t accept the school’s latest wage offer. In a blunt letter to cleaning and maintenance staff Thursday, the university said it has lost patience with their union’s efforts to negotiate […]
Provincial News: (April 1, 2014, Toronto, Ontario) – Dr. Douglas Mark, Interim President of DoctorsOntario, today called upon the Government of Ontario to stop treating doctors like fools. Dr. Mark made the comments after the latest Physician Services Agreement expired on March 31, 2014, at the stroke of midnight. As a result of the master […]
University cleaning staff are fed up with their wages and have turned to union leaders to fix the issue The Silhouette, McMaster University’s Student Newspaper – Ana Qarri • Mar 27, 2014 McMaster is the leading researcher on poverty and living wage in Hamilton. It has implemented initiatives like the McMaster Community Poverty Initiative, aiming […]
NATIONAL POST – Kelly McParland | March 21, 2014 | Last Updated: Mar 21 2:04 PM ET To get an idea of what Olivia Chow might be like as Toronto’s mayor, it helps to examine her performance as a Toronto city councillor, a position she held for 15 years. Toronto at the time was in […]
“I think the whole raiding period thing is silly,” Cosmo Mannella LIUNA “Workers have a right to choose who represents them,” Ucal Powell Ontario Carpenters’ The war is over but the ensuing legal battles over who signed who from which union local have barely begun. The traditional open season in which construction workers can shift […]
Former Toronto police union boss Craig Bromell is gunning for the biggest construction union in the country, alleging fraud at the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB).
Reflecting his tumultuous reign at the Toronto Police Association, Bromell says it won’t be business as usual in the rough-and-tumble construction sector. Former Toronto police union leader Craig (Bro) Bromell, whose tumultuous reign jolted the city a decade ago, is back in a familiar role with a big target.