A Glamorous Job at Air Canada?

Thankless toiling at Canada’s flagship airline Writing on condition of anonymity, a veteran Air Canada employee talks about work at Canada’s flagship airline and puts into context the “bag toss” incident witnessed by a passenger at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport last week. The two Air… Read More

Union Concerns Are Community Concerns

By Ben Sichel The provincial budget was tabled in Nova Scotia earlier this month, with education funding being increased by $18.6 million.I don’t have time to crunch the numbers here to analyze what they really mean. (e.g. to what extent do they compensate for cuts to… Read More

Voices From Labor Notes – Part 2

By David Bush In part 1 of this series I spoke with Kimberly Bowsky an activist in the Chicago Teachers’ Union (CTU) and a member of the Caucus Of Rank-and-file Educators (CORE) about how they got involved with CORE and some of the challenges the CTU faces. I also spoke… Read More

Voices From Labor Notes – Part 1

By David Bush On April 4 Labor Notes, a network of rank-and-file labour activists from across the United States, held its 17th conference. The three day conference in Chicago saw over 2000 attendees participate in over a 100 workshops and meetings ranging in topic from… Read More