New strides where few unions tread

Organizing temporary foreign workers through worker-led associations By Samantha Ponting There are many reasons why labour unions have failed, on the whole, to build the collective power of migrant workers. Legislative restraints, transient workplaces, language barriers, and the geographical and social isolation of migrant workers… Read More

#BoycottIKEA: Report and Next Steps

by Doug Nesbitt Three modest but successful info pickets marked the first coordinated action by labour activists against the IKEA, the multinational corporation that has locked out over 300 IKEA Richmond workers in British Columbia for more than 13 months. At IKEA Ottawa, over twenty… Read More