Young Worker for Life?

By Denise Martins This week, the Ontario Federation of Labour will once again be debating whether or not to redefine young worker from “30 years old or under” to a vague definition that leaves it up to each affiliate to define. Young people need a… 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

How to Start Talking about Race in Your Union

By Alexandra Bradbury Tensions over whether unions should join, oppose, or sit out the Black Lives Matter movement are drawing long-overdue attention to the simmering racial divides inside labor. “Our brother killed our sister’s son,” AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka said last summer after police officer… Read More