trade unions

Apr 5, 2014

Organizing transport workers in Hong Kong

Asia Pacific Currents
An interview with Lam, a delegate from the Bus Workers Union Hong Kong, who was at the Australian Council of Trade Unions' conference.
Nov 18, 2011

Unions are key to fighting inequity for all workers

Ken Georgetti
Being in a union means earning a decent wage so that people can buy a home, a car, raise a family, take a vacation, put their kids through college, and retire in dignity.
Sep 23, 2011

Union and NDP liaison not what it once was

Gerry Caplan
Union influence within the NDP has slipped away over the years, and it was probably only a matter of time before separation proceedings were instituted.
Aug 13, 2011

Trade union repression in Fiji

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour news from the Asia Pacific region, and an interview with Nick McLellan, Pacific region activist and independent journalist, on ongoing trade union repression in Fiji.
Apr 28, 2011

Is today the day you die at work?

Ken Georgetti
The National Day of Mourning was established in Canada at the urging of the Canadian Labour Congress in 1984, and is now recognized in over 80 countries around the world.
Mar 4, 2011

Fighting Wisconsin's anti-union legislation

Redeye speaks with Matthew Rothschild, editor of Progressive Magazine in Madison, Wisconsin on a day of massive protests in the city. He explains the details of Governor Scott Walker's budget bill.
Dec 7, 2010

Why NUPGE is at odds with the Canadian Labour Congress

James Clancy
The National Union of Public and General Employees suffered from union member raiding by CLC affiliates. There was no support when we tried to stop it and our relationship with the CLC deteriorated.
Nov 15, 2010

Austerity and disability: Opposing Bill 83

Jordy Cummings
This bill is a danger to the labour movement's ability to win fair contracts and defend public services and it stops the disabled receiving top-quality services from well-trained, non-scab workers.


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