Vulture Capital firm Ace Aviation Holdings is about to distribute $300 million to its shareholders. But employees of Aveos, a former Ace holding, were left holding the bag...
Canadian activists occupy Labour Minister Lisa Raitt's office in response to the attack on Air Canada workers. Support Air Canada Workers: http://www.facebook.com/groups/344577022247270/
The More We Get Together is an extensive 107 page manual published by the Canadian Labour Congress as a tool for disability rights and labour activists alike. The manual not only acts as a guide for integrating disability rights issues into labour organizing, but explains and contextualizes disability studies theories and movements. Including workers with disabilities in union work is essential to effective organizing. The manual explains:
Demographics about people with disabilities
Whether protesting your university's pro-war investments or horrific conditions of workers in sweat shops sewing brand name clothes, a boycott is an effective way to send a message. It hits big business and local capitalist oppressors alike right where it hurts - the wallet. This guide will go over
What's a boycott?
Who can do it?
How to organize
What is it?
In the last half-century, it has not been more important than it is today for CUPE members to work together and be united. As seen in this video opening the 25th national convention, CUPE is ready for the challenges ahead.
CUPE's 2011 national convention opens October 31, 2011 in Vancouver.