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Jean-Michel Hallé

October 21, 2014 1:01 pm
Jean-Michel Hallé

ABOVE: Teamster Jean-Michel Hallé takes a rest from union matters and recharges on the water. Described as “up and coming” by his colleagues at Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), Jean-Michel Hallé has recently taken over the union position of General Chairman of CN Eastern Lines, which includes negotiations between union […]

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The Myth About Sick Leave and Public Servants

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The Myth About Sick Leave and Public Servants

Well, here we go again. The summer is on its way out and public servants everywhere are making their way back to their workplaces. They are preparing for a year that, according to many Public Service (PS) unions, promises to be a banner bargaining round—one where some unions say sick […]

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Get Great Vision from Fish Eyes at the GCTC

October 20, 2014 2:41 pm
Get Great Vision from Fish Eyes at the GCTC

Beyoncé, eat your heart out. When it comes to shaking your booty and making the moves on the dance floor, there is nobody like Anita Majumdar. Majumdar, the star, playwright and choreographer of the current double bill at the GCTC, Fish Eyes and Boys with Cars, has Beyoncé beat by […]

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The IBEW Has Spent 120 Years Building a Better Canada

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The IBEW Has Spent 120 Years Building a Better Canada

Photo courtesy of IBEW Canada  When it comes to unions, there are few who can boast a longer presence in Canada than the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). The IBEW has been around since 1899. Today, it represents 67,000 members working in construction, utility, manufacturing, government, telecommunications and railroad […]

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