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Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) College faculty strike in Ontario is not about pay. It is about equal pay for equal work, job security and about creating better teaching and learning conditions for students. (93 likes, 6 comments)

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Link: Low wages, shrinking workforce leaves booming B.C. restaurants without chefs

Mark von Schellwitz said B.C. may be experiencing a ‘perfect storm’ of challenges in finding chefs but communities across the country are having similar problems

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Link: The Trump admin just introduced a 5-year ‘sunset clause’ into NAFTA talks. The ‘poison pill’ is loathed by Canada and Mexico | Toronto Star

Why are Trudeau and Jerry Dias opposing a sunset clause in NAFTA? (3 likes, 5 comments)

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Link: Why Uber and Lyft Might Be Hurting Stressed Public Transit Systems

Conventional wisdom holds that the use of ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft mean that people drive less. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that less miles are being driven, and it may decrease the use of more efficient public transit.

Now, there’s new research from the University of California, Davis to validate that argument.

Researchers found that once a respondent started using a ride-hailing service, he or she is less likely to use public transit. According to the report: “Ride…

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Ontario college faculty began today, after employer rejected faculty offer

 “Unfortunately, Council refused to agree on even the no-cost items, such as longer contracts for contract faculty and academic freedom” —  JP Hornick, Chair, union bargaining team

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Link: Your letters: Migrant workers must be protected | Toronto Star

“What a shame it took migrant worker Michael Campbell nine years of fighting with the WSIB to be recognized by the Appeals Tribunal. We heartily agree with him that the WSIB needs to change its policy so no one else has to go through his ordeal. The WSIB “pretended” Mr. Campbell was earning wages in Ontario when he was forced back to Jamaica. He was cut off despite a life-long disability. How perverse.

To fix the horror requires the premier to step in and speak up for Ontario’s injured wo…

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Link: Ontario college strike begins Monday morning as employer rejects faculty offer | OPSEU

Solidarity with Ontario’s striking college faculty (58 likes, 3 comments)

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Link: Ontario college strike begins Monday morning as employer rejects faculty offer | OPSEU

Ontario college strike begins Monday morning as employer rejects faculty offer http://ow.ly/tTpP30fTuXE (12 likes, 23 comments)

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Link: New WSIB policy on mental health will set workers back decades, critics say | Toronto Star

“Workers making claims for chronic mental stress must meet a different standard of proof than other injured workers.” (4 likes, 1 comment)

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Link: Tesla fires hundreds from headquarters, factory

“Tesla fired hundreds of workers this week, including engineers, managers and factory workers, even as the company struggles to expand its manufacturing and product line.” (7 likes, 4 comments)

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