Well Done OPSEU!

The Sudbury and District Labour Council congratulates the members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) for reaching a tentative agreement with Ontario’s 24 community colleges after nearly three weeks on strike. This news came after weeks of support from other unions and only 36 hours before the Ontario Federation of Labour and the…

Make Your Vote Count

The Political Action Committee of the Sudbury and District Labour Council urges you to support the campaigns of our two local NDP candidates, France Gélinas in Nickel Belt and Paul Lowenberg in Sudbury. Here are some suggestions for how to make the difference on Oct. 6.  If you have 5 minutes: Ensure you are on…

College Support Staff Picket Line Leaflet

College support staff workers,members of OPSEU, are on strike against a management group that wants to erode good jobs in Ontario and take away hard won rights from ordinary working people. OPSEU has produced a leaflet to explain to students and the public why they are out on strike. Take a look: Picket Line Leaflet Sept…

SDLC Labour Day Message

This Labour Day the Sudbury and District Labour Council honours the leadership of Jack Layton over decades of struggle for social justice, environmental sustainability, workers rights and equity. The labour movement in Canada has lost a true friend and a staunch supporter with his passing.  In Sudbury, Jack often joined local union members on their…

OPSEU asks for support

Important message: OPSEU College Support staff bargaining team has today, August 25, given notice to strike on September 1 if there’s no deal by midnight, Aug 31.  You can help put pressure on the colleges to negotiate a fair deal for these 8,000 workers. Stand up for good jobs inOntariotoday and in the future! Send…

UFCW Tribute to Jack Webpage

UFCW continues its creative and progressive approach to new media. TRIBUTES TO JACK A UFCW Canada Human Rights Department Release As part of the heartfelt affection Canadians are showing for recently passed NDP Leader Jack Layton, UFCW Canada is calling on all activists, friends and supporters to create something that memorializes Jack’s life and his…