Labour

on rabble.ca

Watch: Canadian labour movement improves lives | Dec 22 2014 | Canadian Labour Congress | Fairness works! The Canadian labour movement aims to improve lives by working on issues that matter the most.
Photo Credit: Ontario Federation of Labour
Six packs of solidarity for Crown Holdings strikers | Dec 22 2014 | Ella Bedard | With 15 months and counting on the picket line, USW local 9176 members only want solidarity for Christmas this year.
International Migrants Day: Canada's exclusionary immigration practices have got to go! | Dec 18 2014 | Amy Cohen, Elise Hjalmarson | Today is International Migrants Day. We need to reflect on Canada's current exclusionary immigration policy and demand changes.
Building solidarity between migrant and Canadian workers | Dec 17 2014 | Scott Neigh | Chris Ramsaroop and Melisa LaRue talk about a grassroots effort to build relationships and solidarity between temporary foreign workers and Canadian workers.
Photo: flickr/The Canadian Senate
Harper supports divisive and aggressive attacks on unions | Dec 17 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The Senate has passed Bill C-525. It will make it harder to hold a union certification vote. Bill C-377 is still before the Senate. It forces excessive and discriminatory reporting burdens on unions.
Photo: CSN/refusons.org  Raynald Leblanc
Harper et Couillard: un cocktail dangereux pour le Québec | Dec 16 2014 | Jacques Létourneau | Nous refusons les mesures d'austérité du gouvernement Couillard et son opposition à défendre le Québec à l'ouest de la rivière Outaouais. C'est notre responsabilité de le faire.
Photo: CSN/refusons.org  Raynald Leblanc
Harper and Couillard: A dangerous combo for Quebec | Dec 16 2014 | Jacques Létourneau | The anti-austerity protests in Quebec at the end of November were just the beginning. The Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN) will keep fighting for equality as election 2015 approaches.
Photo: flickr Raynald Leblanc
'Nous refusons l'austérité,' ont scandé plus de 125 000 manifestants à Montréal et à Québec | Dec 16 2014 | Collectif Refusons l'Austérité | Nous voulons une société juste, égalitaire, démocratique et soucieuse des besoins de la collectivité.
Photo: Paul Bailey/flickr
B.C.'s workers need a Human Rights Commission | Dec 15 2014 | Devyn Cousineau | B.C.'s low-wage workers need a Human Rights Commission. The responsibility for fighting discrimination in the workplace cannot be theirs alone.
Photo: flickr/luxomedia
Across Canada, worker compensation systems are in crisis | Dec 15 2014 | Ella Bedard | Advocates across the country report that the experience rating system rewards employers for hiding workplace injuries.
Ralph & Buff
Jim Prentice names nothing but bosses to 'blue ribbon' panel on worker morale | Dec 14 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Advice to Premier Jim Prentice: It's never too late to pick up the phone and call someone who has actually spent their career on the front line of the civil service, doing work.
Photo: flickr/Vitor Lima
New jobs at EI centres not about helping the public service but saving face, says union | Dec 12 2014 | Francella Fiallos | Jason Kenney says new hires at EI call centres are in response to complaints. The union says that is not true, that EI call centres hire extra workers over the holidays every year.

on babble

MB Director for right-wing fundamentalist Christian organization acclaimed as PC canadiate in Radisson ghoris said... The Tories' stupidity knows no bounds. Way to appeal to urban voters, guys. They *might* have been...
B.C. teachers' struggle jas said... Thanks for posting this. I think most people agree with these sentiments. No one wishes to see a...
The future of pensions in Canada abnormal said... At the risk of sounding dumb is there a detailed explanation of how the proposed Ontario Retirement...
Manitoba's Proactive Investigation of TFW Employers "a model for the rest of Canada." Maradona said... Since 2009, Manitoba has conducted regular, proactive, "sting" investigations of TFW employers...
Manitoba's Proactive Investigation of TFW Employers "a model for the rest of Canada." Maradona said... Since 2009, Manitoba has conducted regular, proactive, "sting" investigations of TFW employers,...
Doug Ford "60% of Labour unions don't agree with their president" NorthReport said... Why would you give the Ford family comments such credibility? Who cares what someone who hates...
Nova Scotia nurses strike Slumberjack said... Walking off the Job in Progress Quote:Chris Power, chief executive of the Capital District Health...
Coerced De-Certification - Independent Advice Needed abnormal said... I doubt there's much case law on this one.  You indicate that Company B doesn't want the union...
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says the high Youth Unemployment Rate is Fictitious abnormal said... Not sure where the 23% number comes from so before I can comment can someone give me a link? in
Government takes on union-busting moves to end port strike at Port Metro Vancouver epaulo13 said... Government takes on union-busting moves to end port strike at Port Metro Vancouver The BC...

in cahoots

Socialist Worker
Labour and the fight against austerity
Are trade unions still relevant in the fight against austerity?

on twitter