In a bid to stand up for their basic human rights, Daniel and 69 of his coworkers filed a law suit in September 2011 based on Walmart's failure to meet the minimum requirements under US wage law.
How many more farm workers must die before the specific regulations for farm safety are attached to OHSA, as they are for other industries?
Hate crimes against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered individuals continue to climb, with 74% of these crimes being violent in nature.
While the New Year is an appropriate time to reflect on the progress that our union has made in recent months, it also provides a chance to assess the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
Over a hundred workers and community and labour activists converged at Library Square in downtown Vancouver, Canada yesterday chanting 'Stop the Blacklist' in a protest aimed at the Mexico government.
Proclaimed by the United Nations in 2000, December 18th is annually commemorated as International Migrants Day to raise awareness that the human and labour rights of migrant workers must be respected
The strategic "Cold War" by successive Canadian governments against aboriginal peoples and their children is evidenced by the archaic monitoring of those like Dr. Blackstock.
Three Mexican migrant agriculture workers have filed a lawsuit against the Canadian government and an Ontario agriculture operator for breach of contract and damages. It is the first suit of its kind.
UFCW Canada is calling on all activists to help more than 200 New Zealand red-meat workers currently under attack by their employer.
A few weeks ago, Kumanan Thurairajah and Parvathy Thamboo approached the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) about organizing a union in their workplace. Last week they were fired.