What next for Take Back the CLC?

By David Bush The Peoples’ Social Forum that took place last week had a large labour presence among the thousands who attended. There were numerous – too many to count- workshops, panels and larger assemblies that dealt directly with issues confronting the labour movement. The… Read More

The Baristas Rise Up Zine

Last spring workers at a Just Us! cafe in Halifax, Nova Scotia waged a struggle for union recognition. Out of that union drive those workers and their allies formed Baristas Rise Up (BRU). BRU has since gone on to help organize unions with Service Employees… Read More

Leaning Away from Nurses

The politics of nursing care in Saskatchewan For months, the Saskatchewan government has come under fire for its decision to subject the province’s health care system to lean management, which has its origins in the Toyota Production System and auto manufacturing in Japan. After spending… Read More