Photo: Megan Devlin
March for jobs, justice and the climate launched in Toronto | May 22 2015 | Megan Devlin | Save the date: July 5. Coinciding with the Climate Summit for the Americas, that's the day the campaign for climate, jobs and justice is making a splash in Toronto. attended the launch.
Photo: flickr/Matthias Ripp
This week in labour: The precarious workers edition | May 22 2015 | Ella Bedard | All the news that's fit to post on one of the fastest growing workforces in Canada.
Photo: flickr/Jef Safi
New study points to a new normal: Job insecurity. | May 22 2015 | Ella Bedard | New research shows long- and short-term consequences of precarious labour in the GTA and Hamilton areas.
Photo: Megan Devlin
Allegations of brutality highlighted by protest at Hudbay shareholders' meeting | May 22 2015 | Megan Devlin | 'I wonder if you, the shareholders of Hudbay, know what happened to us in Guatemala?' said one protester at the Hudbay shareholders' meeting.
Photo: quixotic54/flickr
The promise of Canadian capitalism: Stagnation without end | May 20 2015 | Kim Pollock | The Great Recession has ground on for over six years, and there's no end in sight. What does this mean for working people?
Photo: Andrew Cash
Precarious labour debated in Parliament | May 19 2015 | Ella Bedard | Precarious work is a trend that's all the rage these days. Davenport MP Andrew Cash is calling for a national strategy for urban workers.
Photo: flickr/ jerryonlife
Who's living the GoodLife? Organizing a fitness empire. | May 19 2015 | Ella Bedard | What we can learn about precarious organizing from a Toronto fitness instructors' union drive.
Omar Khadr, feminist dialogue and troll-slaying: Your weekly dose of blogs | May 18 2015 | Lenée Son | This week's blogs roundup includes posts on Omar Khadr, Israel Apartheid Week, child-care space, Shauna Hunt, Metro Vancouver's Transit Referendum, rape culture and consent, and Greg deGrrot-Maggetti.
Photo: wikimedia commons/"Bombardier YETI M Mayrhofen" by Thiemo Mättig
This week in labour: The case of the missing jobs | May 15 2015 | Ella Bedard | Big layoffs and low employment numbers have us wondering where the jobs are at.
15 and fairness
Build the Fight for $15 and Fairness | May 14 2015 | Alberta just promised a $15 minimum wage, why can't we all get that?
Photo: flickr/ Don Voaklander
NDP gets strong public services mandate from Albertan voters | May 13 2015 | Ella Bedard | No longer faced with Jim Prentice's proposed cuts, Alberta's unions can now breathe a sigh of relief with Rachel Notley.
Histories of women in the labour movement | May 13 2015 | Scott Neigh | Joey Hartman, a labour activist and a proponent of movement-based grassroots history, talks about the history of women in the labour movement.

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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,...
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Study says union membership builds middle class stability
A new Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives study reveals that union membership can be a key factor to building middle class stability.

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