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ETFO Limestone educators plan united front for one-day strike

As the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) continue rotating one-day strikes, those with the ETFO Limestone local are planning to come together at different picket lines as they participate in tomorrow’s strike. Members of the Limestone ETFO will participate in a one-day strike on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, “to

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Childcare centre addresses ‘temporary suspension of services’

A popular downtown childcare centre has suspended operation at its Chapman Street location, according to a press release from Something Special Children’s Centre. The Centre’s Board of Directors indicate this suspension is temporary, and the result of having operated with solely non-unionized staff since Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. The CUPE

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Employees locked out at Something Special Children’s Centre

A group of employees at a downtown childcare centre are now picketing after being locked out by their employer as the result of a labour dispute. The employees at Something Special Children’s Centre, who are members of CUPE Local 3625, have been locked out since Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, according

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Commissionaires Kingston goes into legal strike position on June 24

Commissionaires Kingston is going into a legal strike position at CFB Kingston and the Royal Military College of Canada on Monday, June 24, 2019. This strike is between the Commissionaires Kingston union members and their management. The Department of National Defense is not in a legal strike position. “Employees on

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Sheet metal workers enter fourth week of strike

  Members of the Sheet Metal Workers International Association locals 47, 235, 269, 397, 473, 504, 537, and 562 representing workers in Ottawa, Windsor, Kingston, Thunder Bay, London, Sudbury, and Kitchener are entering their fourth week of striking. The Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association (SMWIA) advocates for the rights of

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