17,000 NYC nurses authorize to strike if contract negotations are not reached with hospitals like Montefiore, Mount Sinai

17,000 NYC nurses authorize to strike if contract negotations are not reached with hospitals like Montefiore, Mount Sinai

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — New York City hospitals are not immune from the crush of inflation and the nurses union has authorize a strike for the new year if contract negotiations are not finalized. Over 17,000 nurses at 12 hospitals including Montefiore, Mount Sinai and NewYork-Presbyterian have contracts expiring December 31 with no new … Read more

Former NSW Labor minister Ian Macdonald found guilty of corruptly awarding mining licence

Former NSW Labor minister Ian Macdonald found guilty of corruptly awarding mining licence

Former NSW Labor minister Ian Macdonald has been found guilty of wilful misconduct after granting a mining licence to a company run by ex-union boss John Maitland. The former NSW resources minister was found guilty of two charges, while Mr Maitland was found not guilty of being an accessory to the offences. Justice Hament Dhanji found … Read more

Christmas travel: What dates are the December train strikes?

Christmas travel: What dates are the December train strikes?

12 December 2022, 14:20 RMT and Aslef union strike action is set to cause Christmas rail chaos . Picture: LBC / Alamy Millions of people are bracing themselves for major rail disruption this Christmas as RMT union bosses announce a string of 48-hours strikes, in addition to strike action by Aslef and National Rail engineering … Read more

HarperCollins Addresses Stalled Union Negotiations, Union Responds

HarperCollins Addresses Stalled Union Negotiations, Union Responds

With unionized HarperCollins employees now into the 19th-day of their strike against the publisher, president and CEO Brian Murray has addressed the details behind the company’s stalled negotiations with the United Auto Workers union that represents those employees in an “open letter to authors and agents.” Murray’s letter comes after a number of authors and … Read more

Ontario court strikes down Bill 124, law limiting public sector wage increases

Ontario court strikes down Bill 124, law limiting public sector wage increases

Nurses and their supporters protest against Ontario’s Bill 124 in front of the constituency office of PC MPP for Ottawa West-Nepean Jeremy Roberts in Ottawa, on March 4.Justin Tang/CP An Ontario court has struck down the province’s wage cap law, ruling it in violation of collective bargaining rights under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms … Read more

Global News at 5:30 Toronto: November 16, 2022

Global News at 5:30 Toronto: November 16, 2022

Global News at 5:30 Toronto A bomb threat shuts down an Oakville high school – we’ve got the latest on the investigation. Talks between CUPE and Queen’s Park break down setting the stage for yet another strike with students caught in the middle. And, the Danish lifestyle concept custom made for long, cold winters.

Unions planned nationwide protests to counter Ford’s use of notwithstanding clause

Unions planned nationwide protests to counter Ford’s use of notwithstanding clause

CUPE Ontario members and supporters wave demonstrate outside of the Queen’s Park Legislative Building in Toronto on Nov. 4, 2022.COLE BURSTON/The Canadian Press Before Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced he would rescind his use of the notwithstanding clause to ban an education union from striking, labour leaders discussed a potential nationwide protest that would have … Read more

London Underground strike to go ahead Thursday as talks with London Underground bosses fail, RMT announces

London Underground strike to go ahead Thursday as talks with London Underground bosses fail, RMT announces

Thursday’s action will be the sixth 24-hour walkout by the Rail Maritime and Transport union (RMT) in 2022 in a row over job cuts and pension changes. Transport for London (TfL) apologised to passengers and said it remained open to discussions had refused its offer to suspend strike action. The RMT claimed Transport for London … Read more

Doug Ford willing to repeal education law; labour board to rule on legality of Ontario education strike

Doug Ford willing to repeal education law; labour board to rule on legality of Ontario education strike

CUPE members and supporters join a demonstration in the east-end of Ottawa on Nov. 4.Spencer Colby/The Canadian Press Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he is willing to repeal legislation that imposed a contract on 55,000 education workers and banned them from striking, if the workers’ union agrees to end a walkout that’s shut many schools. … Read more