HTU Striking for Jobs and Journalism

By Dan Darrah In the wake of a contract dispute unresolved by conciliation and bargaining, 61 workers at the Halifax-based Chronicle-Herald newspaper walked off the job late last Friday, mandated by an overwhelming 98.3 per cent in favour of strike vote. In negotiations prior, management… Read More

Hundreds rally at Egg Films

By Robert Devet KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – Hundreds of members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), in town for a meeting of IATSE’s International General Executive Board, rallied this morning at the offices of Egg Films on Lower Water Street. In March of… Read More

Halifax Water picketer struck by truck

By Robert Devet On Tuesday an RST truck hit a locked-out Halifax Water worker at the Mill Cove waste water treatment facility in Bedford. RST is an Irving subsidiary. 335 workers, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, have been walking the picket line… Read More

The Baristas Rise Up Zine

Last spring workers at a Just Us! cafe in Halifax, Nova Scotia waged a struggle for union recognition. Out of that union drive those workers and their allies formed Baristas Rise Up (BRU). BRU has since gone on to help organize unions with Service Employees… Read More