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HALIFAX WORKERS: New Vote Announced!

GDI cleaners (OMNI, Empire, Novacos, and ABC) are one vote away from forming a Union with SEIU and bargaining to win improvements!

Nova Scotia Labour Board Update

February 7, 2013 SEIU, The Teamsters and OMNI have been meeting at the Labour Board during the first few days of February. SEIU has always maintained that the ballots from the previous vote should  be counted and the workers’ wishes …

A message to workers paying Teamsters dues in Halifax

Join Us and Improve Your Working Conditions Non-Union OMNI workers in Halifax have been trying to form a Union with SEIU since last summer. Even though more than 80% of us voted to join SEIU at a Labour Board election …

Workers in Halifax are Speaking Out

Hear what they have to say…

Your Contract, Your Union

You’re invited to attend the J4J Toronto proposals meeting on Saturday January 26.

Application deadline extended!

Apply for the Organizing Apprenticeship Program today!

Photos: J4J Ottawa Holiday Party

Members brought their families to enjoy good company, food and prizes at the 2012 J4J Ottawa Holiday Party. Check out the photos …

An Attack on Social Services

Check out the Toronto & York Region Labour Council video to see how the implementation of Harper’s omnibus budget implementation bill (C-38) will affect everyone living in Canada.

Service Master Employees Join SEIU

In November nearly 100 Service Master employees in the Niagara region joined SEIU to win better pay, benefits and working conditions.

Omni Workers in Vancouver Approve New CBA

Omni workers in Vancouver have approved a new contract. The new Collective Agreement includes a Health and Welfare Plan (benefits), increases in wages and a personal day.

Omni Employee in Halifax back to Work

“When I brought my case to SEIU, I knew immediately that I had support,” Kelly said. “Before, I would’ve been on my own. That’s the union difference.”

Leave of Absence Victory in Alberta

Many U of A Bee Clean workers have families overseas. It is important to them to be able to visit for longer than just a two week vacation, knowing that their jobs will be waiting for them when they return. That’s why Charan’s victory is good news for all of us!

2012 J4J Edmonton Fall Newsletter

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2012 September J4J Halifax Newsletter

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2012 J4J Ottawa Fall/Winter Newsletter

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2012 J4J Toronto Fall/Winter Newsletter

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Photos: Omni Worker Town Hall Meeting

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Omni Workers Converge, Prepare for Negotiations

Omni workers came out in large numbers to our Town Hall meeting on September 9th, to elect our Negotiation Committee for upcoming bargaining and discuss what our priorities should be at the table.