Weekly news update, 28 September 2012

Union advantage A recent report released by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) shows that the average unionized worker makes over $5 an hour more than their non-unionized counterparts. This comes to a culmulative value of almost $800 million each week across the unionized workforce. The… Read More

Weekly news update, 13 September, 2012

Marikana Massacre On August 16, 34 South African platinum miners were gunned down and killed by a special police unit. The miners were employed by platinum mining giant, Lonmin, in the Marikana region of the South Africa. In response to the massacre, Lonmin chairman, Roger… Read More

September 5, 2012 episode

[audio:http://rankandfile.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/RFR_Sept5_1730.mp3|titles=September 5 2012 episode] Click here to download PSAC 901 President, Doug Nesbitt, and PSAC 901 Chief Steward, Jonathan Rose, talk about the state of the Canadian labour movement and trade union activity in the year ahead.