Labour News Update, 30 April 2013

Changes to Canada’s federal temporary foreign workers program: Is there any difference? Foreign Workers Canada: Tories Change Course On Controversial Program Wildcats in Alberta: Is labour militancy on the rise in Wildrose country? Alberta jail guard wildcat strike leaves main courthouses in gridlock Alberta jail… Read More

CUPE Saskatchewan – Job opportunity

CUPE Saskatchewan is searching for a temporary research representative to work July 2, 2013 – August 16, 2013. Responsibilities will include providing technical assistance to CUPE representatives, CUPE local unions and CUPE Saskatchewan as instructed by the Regional Director in consultation with the National Director… Read More

The Ignorance of Youth

By Dan Bouchard I have been a member of CUPE Local 2544 for over twenty-four years now. I started as a high school student working for the summer on the maintenance trucks with some of the different trades that the Peel District School Board (PDSB)… Read More

The Housing Monster

Check out this graphic novel by From finance to work, the nature of commodities, class struggle, and unions, has put together an excellent and critical political economy of the housing industry. Download the novel here. More information about is available on-line. The… Read More