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Chelsea Nash | "Big labour" paints a picture of power hungry unions who are out of touch with workers. It's a phrase used to separate workers from their collectivity.
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Melissa Johnston | Now is the time for unionized workers to advocate for the protections of unionization to be afforded to all, especially the most vulnerable and marginalized.
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In what is again becoming a typical Alberta scene, workers, this time unionized nurses, protest Kenney Government policies at the Alberta Legislature last week. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | If Canadian charter rights stand in the way of the objective of silencing unions, Alberta's UCP seems prepared to bulldoze them.
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Alberta Labour Minister Jason Copping. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | It's unclear whether the client in these circumstances would be the union member on the line or the Government of Alberta.
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Workers at the Ritzy Cinema, Brixton striking in 2014. Image: M.o.B 68/Wikimedia Commons
Maya Bhullar | This Labour Day, unions across Canada are facing new attacks as the majority of provinces now have conservative governments which are rolling back social services and workers' rights.
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Christina Turner | We've compiled a list of 10 new books about work to peruse over the long weekend.
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Leo Gerard speaks at a Capitol Hill trade deal protest in 2010. Photo: AFL-CIO America's Unions/Flickr
Leo Gerard | As he retires from his job as president of the United Steelworkers, Leo Gerard looks back at his half century in the trade union movement and makes the case for why unions are needed more than ever.
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Korean workers say no to outsourcing death
Piergiorgio Moro, Matt Kunkel | Outsourcing is a problem for workers all around the world. A recent workplace death has sparked a massive protest movement in South Korea.
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Women's March Toronto 2018
Marc Belanger | The Women's March, an Alberta labour victory, and a rendition of "Rebel Girl", an old Wobblies song.
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Chinese government increases pressure on workers
Piergiorgio Moro | Sheung So of the Hong Kong based NGO Labour Education and Service Network talks about control of workers by the Chinese Communist Party.
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Holding on to working class politics
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | The workers' movement has many examples of activists who over time lose their radical politics and accommodate themselves to the confines and rules of the capitalist system.
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Health and Safety win for Korean workers at Samsung
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | Samsung Electronics has a shocking health and safety record. After years of campaigning, actions and sit-ins, workers are now getting a voice.