Review: The Fourth Industrial Revolution

by Mike Palacek Canadian Union of Postal Workers president I was recently recommended a book on the way the world is expected to change as a result of emerging technologies. The Fourth Industrial Revolution by Klaus Schwab reads like a poorly-written dystopian science fiction novel.… Read More

Weekend Video: Union Maids

A clear-eyed documentary look at the rise of the Union movements in Chicago during the ’30s, combining archive material and contemporary interviews with three women union organisers. The women, two white, one black, talk separately with clarity and conviction about working conditions during the Depression… Read More

Ontario College Strike 101

by Chris Grawey Mohawk College paralegal student Three demands On Monday, October 16, the 12,000 members of OPSEU’s College Academic Division – professors, instructors, librarians, and counsellors at Ontario’s 24 public colleges – hit the picket line after the College Employer Council rejected OPSEU’s final… Read More