In the 1980s, the Canadian Auto Workers made their first attempt to organize Michelin workers in Nova Scotia. Larry Wark looks back at long days and nights travelling rural roads.
A new Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives study reveals that union membership can be a key factor to building middle class stability.
As a staff representative for the Canadian Auto Workers union, Larry Wark's work involved many different responsibilities. But organizing provided the most memorable experiences.
David J. Climenhaga
Ask how well this privatization scheme has worked out with long-term care for seniors and you'll know the destination of this back-of-the-napkin flight plan.
Over 600 health-care workers went to Province House in Nova Scotia to show how angry they are at the proposed anti-union legislation, and to call for Premier McNeil's resignation.
New legislation in Nova Scotia will merge nine district health authorities in the province into two, and reduce the number of collective agreements with health-care units to just four.
This Monday, Nova Scotia's Health Minister Leo Glavine will introduce legislation that dictates to health-care workers which union they must belong to.