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Ontario raises minimum wage to $11.25 per hour News

By Tiara Samosir Ontario is raising its general minimum wage rate to $11.25 an hour starting on Oct. 1. Ontario’s Ministry of Labour said in the release that increasing the minimum wage is a part of the government’s economic plan for the province. The minimum wage for special category jobs, such as liquor servers, homeworkers and students

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Teachers’ union slams plan to close schools News

Ian Burns School closures were to be included on the agenda at Tuesday’s Toronto District School Board meeting, but a Toronto teacher’s union is raising its voice in strong opposition to the board’s possible decision. “There needs to be a conversation with parents, students, and community activists about the school closures,” John Smith, president of the Elementary Teachers

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CAW strikes deal with Chrysler News

By Daniel Buzzelli The Canadian Auto Worker’s union has reached labour agreements with all of the big three Detroit automakers after striking a tentative deal with Chrysler on Wednesday night. The CAW’s focus now shifts to ratifying the deals struck with General Motors and Chrysler. “Right now we are working on ratifying the agreement at

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