In West Virginia, striking public school teachers and staff celebrated a victory last week, inspiring educators outside their state to take action for better pay and working conditions.
Regular service at the slot machines at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto will resume on Tuesday.
More than 400 slot machine workers have been off the job at Ontario's largest gaming floor since July 14 after PSAC, the union representing the workers, and the OLG could not agree to a new contract.
Slot machine workers at the OLG Woodbine Racetrack have been locked out. The lockout began on July 14, after the OLG and the Public Service Alliance of Canada failed to agree on a new contract.
On September 5, share the celebration and the solidarity with UFCW Canada members, activists, family members, and labour allies at Labour Day marches, rallies, picnics and gatherings across the land.
This flawed agreement is about protecting multinational corporation's rights. It does nothing to help workers or the environment.
Borrowing a now-tattered page from the Stephen Harper Playbook, Stephen McNeil decided to make public sector workers the enemy. This strategy is now in tatters.
Angered and frustrated by the LCBO proposed four-year wage freeze and a host of other claw backs from their current contract, 7,000 unionized liquor board employees will take an April strike vote.