It’s been seven weeks since Chronicle Herald newsroom workers launched their defensive strike. It doesn’t look like it will end soon.
It’s a familiar story. Chronicle Herald workers walk the picket line while scabs are doing their jobs. Something is out of balance here, and anti-scab legislation would help to fix that.
The Nova Scotia Federation of Labour is joining the consumer boycott of Herald advertisers. That’s a lot of consumers…
After six weeks on the picket line Chronicle Herald newsroom workers are intensifying their efforts to get management back to the bargaining table.
Much of the increase in serious hospital errors is because there aren’t enough nurses, says Joan Jessome, president of the NSGEU.
Cape Breton University is financially stable and talk of faculty layoffs is unwarranted, the president of the Faculty Association charges.
The Chronicle Herald is hiring scabs and not telling the full story. The job postings are interesting though.
“Time and again publics trust governments to ensure that companies operate with reasonable prudence. Time and again we are shocked by a new disaster caused by corporate negligence.”
An interview with Susan Dodd about her book on the Ocean Ranger disaster.
Back home the American owner of the Donkin mine is facing a mine closure, a potentially very costly dispute with shareholders, lawsuits, and a general move away from coal. No wonder its shares tumbled by 80 percent in 2015.
Mark Lever has written too many Ivany endorsements, and it shows.