2014: The Canadian labour movement in review

By David Bush This past year has seen governments continue and extend their unprecedented assault on fundamental trade union and worker rights, while employers demand even more concessions at the bargaining table. At the federal level the Conservatives passed their omnibus Bill C-4, which stripped… Read More

Weekend Video: We Deliver Canada

We Deliver Canada is a campaign by CUPW Vancouver Local 846 in partnership with CauseComms: Communications for the Common Good. The CUPW Vancouver Local represents over three thousand postal workers in the cities of Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby, North Vancouver City & District and West Vancouver.… Read More

Job posting: Community organizer

The Saskatchewan Federation of Labour (SFL) is currently recruiting to fill a vacancy to the position of Community Organizer at the SFL’s Regina office for a term expiring December 31, 2015 (with the possibility of extension). The job description for the position is attached to… Read More

Kicking the can across Ontario

By David Bush and Gerard Di Trolio This past Saturday, the USW organized a province wide day of action in support of the 124 striking workers at Crown Holdings’ factory in Toronto, who are represented by USW Local 9176. The workers, who have been on… Read More