GM Oshawa: the untold story of CEVA

by Cory Weir GM Oshawa assembly line worker With the Big Three automakers at the bargaining table with Unifor, there has been no shortage of public attention given to workers in Oshawa’s GM car assembly plants. We’ve all seen the economics of what it would… Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador: Still rising

By Robert DeVet Seldom has a provincial austerity budget been as decisively rejected as happened this spring in Newfoundland and Labrador. Angry citizens took to the street in record numbers, filled townhalls across the province, wrote letters, called in to radio shows, and in true… Read More

The RSU hates moms

By David Bush Gilary Massa should be getting back to work at the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) after her year of maternity leave. Instead, she and her supporters in the #istandwithgilary campaign were on campus fighting for her rights and the rights of all mothers… Read More

Weekend Video: The Package King

Joe Allen, authour of The Package King: A Rank and File History of UPS traces the rise of UPS as a powerful corporation and its labour-management struggles. Allen examines UPS from the perspective of rank and file trade union activists fighting for their rights, dignity… Read More

Teamsters United one step closer

By Alexandra Bradbury As of July 1, the challengers for Teamster leadership are officially nominated. Now their supporters are out seeking votes among the union’s 1.3 million members. Ballots will be mailed October 6 and counted November 14. The result will depend on how many… Read More