Monthly Archives: July 2014
Tom Renney to run Hockey Canada Long-time NHL coach to replace Bob Nicholson as Hockey Canada president and CEO, announcement expected Tuesday. JOHN ULAN / THE CANADIAN PRESS Tom Renney will reportedly take over as Hockey Canada president and CEO. By: Stephen Whyno The Canadian Press, Published on Mon Jul 14 2014 Tom Renney will be named Hockey […]Read more
This past week was an exciting one for me as I have officially passed on all responsibility for the unionization of Canadian Hockey League players to Canada’s largest private sector union Unifor. As many of you know, I have been working on this particular project for many years and it has been an emotional […]Read more
Unifor calls for provincial probe of junior hockey Union president Jerry Dias met with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on Tuesday to discuss task force examining the working conditions of junior hockey players. DAVID COOPER / TORONTO STAR FILE PHOTO Unifor president Jerry Dias met with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on Tuesday to discuss the […]Read more
Ex-Spits goalie DeKort thinks players could be interested in Unifor’s bid to organize more than 1,300 members
Union takes up fight Ex-Spits goalie DeKort thinks players could be interested in Unifor’s bid to organize more than 1,300 members Jim Parker, The Windsor Star Published: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Unifor president Jerry Dias said the largest private sector union in Canada will not rush the process in its attempt to organize more than 1,300 players […]Read more
So if a dysfunctional CHLPA can prompt that kind of action, just think of what kinds of things a legitimate union will be able to accomplish.
Union attempt great news for players, bad for operators By: Ken Campbell on July 8, 2014 Filed under: CBA, Major Junior The men who run major junior hockey have had it their way for decades and even though the involvement of Canada’s largest private-sector union in an effort to protect the best teenage hockey players in the world has […]Read more