Weekend Video: The Organizer

The Organizer is a 1963 Italian-French-Yugoslavian film about about the rise of labor protests in Turin’s textile industry at the end of the 19th century. Workers fight for higher pay and for a safer workplace. The protests seem to have no result whatsoever until an… Read More

Labour News Update: July 10 2017

Manitoba public-sector unions launch court challenge over wage freezes | Disappearing jobs in NL | Push for automatic compensation for workers exposed to General Electric toxins in Peterborough | British Columbia Supreme Court upholds container truck driver wage ‘floor’ | Conservative policies to blame for… Read More

Weekend Video: Unions and the City

This panel discussion invites Toronto labour leadership to respond to a comparative book on labour strategy and political action in Toronto and New York City, titled Unions and the City: Negotiating Urban Change. The book discusses how local unions in four sectors (hospitality, film, green… Read More