Socialist Worker June 10
Justin Trudeau told a group of U.S. students that Canada was suited to peacekeeping roles because it lacks "some of the baggage that so many other Western countries have..." Oh, really?
United Steelworkers June 10
Steelworkers are leading a labour movement campaign to compel Quebec's Liberal government to actually adopt its own policy on pension fairness for young workers.
Canadians for Tax Fairness June 10
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Cameco is a multi-billion dollar Canadian company. They mine Canadian uranium. But they only pay 10% corporate taxes in Zug, Switzerland. Sign the petition and demand Cameco pay up.
Ontario Health Coalition June 8
Ontario Health Coalition
Help push for improved access to Ontario long-term care homes. Join in the giant "rock-in" chair tour from June 12-21 across the province.
Mining Watch June 8
British Columbians are disproportionally more on the hook for cleaning up the mess left behind by the mining industry.
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions June 8
Canadian doctors are now free from criminal prosecution if they assist patients in ending their lives, following the federal government's failure to pass legislation by a June 6 deadline.
Unifor June 7
Unifor’s campaign on the Trans-Pacific Partnership ramped up this week with a training session for regional coordinators from across Canada who will spend the summer building the union's top campaign.
Canadian Union of Public Employees June 7
CUPE joins fifteen other Canadian organizations to condemn the recent events undertaken by Brazil's rightwing opposition parties that led to the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.
United Food and Commercial Workers June 7
UFCW Canada activists and social justice allies recently rallied in Toronto to defend the rights of migrant workers in Canada.
Public Service Alliance of Canada June 3
People with MCS can suffer debilitating physical symptoms when exposed to chemicals in the environment. It is an often misunderstood medical condition and workers who have it suffer tremendously.
United Steelworkers June 3
Workers want details of a 2011 deal that ended a federal government lawsuit over U.S. Steel's failure to fulfil the terms of another secret deal that allowed the takeover of the former Stelco in 2007.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives June 3
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
This new study shows that Canada cannot meet its global climate commitments while at the same time ramping up oil and gas extraction and building new export pipelines.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario June 2
As Canada marks National Aboriginal History Month in June, the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario is forging new perspectives in Aboriginal history and issues.
Canadians for Tax Fairness June 2
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Of all Canada's government departments, the Canada Revenue Agency has been the absolute worst at deleting records -- far after the time it is is supposed to dispose of records by law.
Canadian Labour Congress June 2
The fight for $15 is a concrete way to push back against growing inequality and precarious work -- join the fight for decent work!
Unifor May 31
On May 31 the shareholders of Hydro One will meet to discuss profits made at the expense of taxpayers. The majority of hydro is still owned by the people. It's not too late to stop privatization.
Canadian Union of Public Employees May 31
A new ad from CUPE workers in Newfoundland and Labrador takes aim at Premier Ball's plans to close half of the province's libraries.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives May 31
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
The CCPA finds that the TPP will be a real pain for improving our trade imbalance, employment, the manufacturing and high-tech sectors, and will keep the Canadian economy resource-based.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers May 27
Posties want postal banking, check-ins for seniors and persons with disabilities, more services for Northern and Indigenous communities, a greener post office and, of course, door-to-door delivery.
Socialist Worker May 27
Since 2012 when a handful of fast food workers in New York and Chicago walked off the job, the Fight for $15 has spread to more than 300 US cities and inspired a global movement including Canada.
United Steelworkers May 27
Canadian unions and organizations around the world are calling on governments to not recognize the right-wing coup in Brazil led by Michel Temer.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives May 26
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
A new study released by the CCPA finds the Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal government's austerity measures will cut wages and services to women the most.
Council of Canadians May 26
Ben Gotschall, who lives in Nebraska along the rejected Keystone XL route, is warning New Brunswickers that the Energy East pipeline could spill up to 2.62 million litres of oil daily.
United Food and Commercial Workers May 26
The workers at CBPC have won. Nothing tastes better than a first contract!
Fair Vote Canada May 24
Fair Vote Canada
Do you want to fight for electoral reform? Want to make 2019 the year all of our votes will count? Register now for Fair Vote Canada's AGM.
Hospital Employees' Union May 24
Extra-billing in Ontario, private MRIs in Saskatchewan and user-fees in Quebec are all violations of the Canada Health Act. And more violations are on the horizon.
Canadian Labour Congress May 24
We need a universal expansion of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and the Canadian Labour Congress has launched a new campaign aimed at reforming the system.
United Steelworkers May 20
McIntyre Powder was used between 1943-1979 in mines and other industries. The theory, eventually proved false, was that inhaling the powder would protect workers' lungs.
Toronto and York Region Labour Council May 20
Toronto and York Region Labour Council
LabourACTION is a publication of the Toronto and York Region Labour Council. This issue covers the council's 145 year history, the fight for $15 minimum wage, uber, climate justice, and more!
National Union of Public and General Employees May 20
National Union of Public and General Employees
Several members of the New Brunswick Union have headed to Fort McMurray, Alberta to help the community in the wake of the devastating wildfires. Many of the people affected have ties to New Brunswick.