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Toronto – With 150 newly unionized LifeLabs couriers and mailroom clerks ready to strike at 12:01 a.m. on March 14, OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling on LifeLabs CEO Charles Brown to come to the bargaining table with a decent wage offer. “LifeLabs makes almost $1 billion annually,” said Thomas. “Charlie Brown is making...

Employees at Lifelabs will be in a legal strike position as of 12.01 on March 14. The Minister of Labour has granted a “no board” report to negotiators for OPSEU/SEFPO Local 5119 couriers and mailroom clerks with LifeLabs, triggering a 17-day countdown to a legal lockout or strike position. The no-board comes after talks between...

By Glen Archer, inSolidarity Regina police took an almost unprecedented action at the Unifor 594 lockout when they arrested National Unifor President Jerry Dias as he was joining a picket line. Dias was captured on video pleading with the police to stop escalating the tensions and to not interfere with the workers engaging in their...

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