Hundreds rally at Egg Films

By Robert Devet KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – Hundreds of members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), in town for a meeting of IATSE’s International General Executive Board, rallied this morning at the offices of Egg Films on Lower Water Street. In March of… Read More

Save door-to-door, Stop Harper!

By Angela Jones, a CUPW activist and Campaign Coordinator the Toronto Local On December 11, 2013 Canada Post, with Harper’s blessing, announced their 5 point plan which included the elimination of door to door, greater privatization of postal outlets, increase in postage, introduction of new work… Read More

Marine safety thrown overboard by Tories

By Chad Stroud, President of Unifor Local 2182, representing coast guard communication officers. Canada has the longest coastline on the planet. It is a sensitive — and often unique — collection of ecological zones that provide a living for commercial fishers, tourism operators and First… Read More

Forced out by a broken system

My endless battle for workplace safety “It has been a long four years and even though we now have a lawyer, not much has happened, which is very frustrating,” reads a recent email from a former co-worker. Almost a decade later, specific workers are still… Read More

Grocery workers find their voice

By Sonia Singh After years of pressure to accept wage concessions, workers at Canada’s largest grocery chain are finding their voice. Contracts expired July 1 for 28,000 workers in 119 Loblaws stores across Ontario. Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 1000A, 175, and 633 bargained… Read More