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Apr 11, 2014
Photo: flickr/John MacDonald

Unionizing in 2014: Let's stop comparing efforts

H.G. Watson
Why are we so eager to compare the Unifor Toyota campaign in Ontario with the UAW Volkswagen campaign in Tennessee? It's important to look at the differences to explain the labour movement in 2014.
Blog
Sep 3, 2013
Missouri rallies against Right to Work & corporate greed. Photo: Jobs with Justi

Lowering our standards for workers' rights

Trish Hennessy
The right-wing Fraser Institute has released a paper that, if implemented, would dramatically lower our standards for worker pay, workers' rights and workplace protections.
Blog
Dec 7, 2012

Right to work in Canada?

David Bush
The psychological blow of Michigan, a union stronghold, passing right-to-work will have on the U.S. labour movement can’t be overstated.
Blog
Oct 17, 2012
Photo: MN AFL-CIO/Flickr

Right-to-Work: The (Ayn?) Rand Formula

Erika Shaker
"Right-to-Work" still remains a dubious -- even Orwellian -- term. It's no wonder that, in Canada, recent calls for this brand of social and economic regression avoid the Right-to-Work label.
Blog
Sep 17, 2012
Photo: Steve Hoang/Flickr

The 'new' Saskatchewan: Oklahoma North?

Simon Enoch
Proposed changes to labour legislation in Saskatchewan are dangerously reminiscent of U.S. right-to-work (RTW) laws that already pervade the American south and have been proposed in northern states.
Blog
Jul 20, 2012
Photo: TheCulinaryGeek/Flickr

Baskin-Robbins and the Walmartization of ice cream

Armine Yalnizyan
During an unusually hot summer, Baskin-Robbins has decided to shut its production facility in Peterborough, Ont., and lay off 80 workers because of . . . wait for it . . . increased demand!
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Unifor Rights at Work LIVESTREAM

Feb 26, 2014
Delta Halifax - Bluenose Ballroom
1990 Barrington Street http://livestream.com/rabbletv
Halifax , NS
Canada
44° 39' 1.6776" N, 63° 34' 32.628" W
Nova Scotia CA
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