Weekend Video: 1997 UPS Strike

In 1997, UPS Teamsters won a stunning victory at Big Brown–the biggest victory for labor in the last twenty years. Find out how UPS Teamsters made UPS deliver 10,000 full-time jobs and record pension increases. These two videos explore the issues that drove the strike… Read More

Teamsters United one step closer

By Alexandra Bradbury As of July 1, the challengers for Teamster leadership are officially nominated. Now their supporters are out seeking votes among the union’s 1.3 million members. Ballots will be mailed October 6 and counted November 14. The result will depend on how many… Read More

#BoycottIKEA pickets strike again

On July 12, three separate info pickets hit IKEA stores in Ottawa, Toronto, and Burlington in solidarity with the locked out workers of IKEA Richmond. It was the second round of info pickets in less than a month. Over 300 members of Teamsters Local 213… 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

Labour power among the rank and file

By David Bush For the first time in Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) history an incumbent presidential candidate was defeated. The house of labour has its first new president in 15 years, but what does that really mean for the labour movement? Newly elected Hassan Yussuff used… Read More