Canada’s largest food companies colluded to artificially increase the price of bread from 2001 to 2015. Six things you need to know about this scheme, including how to help improve access to food.
Asia Pacific Currents
Labour news from the Asia Pacific region and an interview with Colin Long about his recent solidarity visit to Bangladesh.
The holiday season is upon us! Hours of operations have been expanded, seasonal workers have been hired and retailers are making the big bucks. But at what cost does all this come?
Wal-Mart, Gap and 20 other garment brands chose to start the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety instead of sign on to the much more rigourous Bangladesh Accord
This month, Hennessy's Index breaks down the labour standards at Wal-Mart and Costco together with a telling look at staff turnover rates and total sales for each company.
In the wake of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, the corporations who use the factory expressed grave concern for the deceased workers and their families and committed to helping them.
Sep 25, 2013
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With Wal-Mart Canada eyeing Toronto's historic Kensington Market neighbourhood for future development, public attention has again turned to Wal-Mart.
I Choose Dignity campaign kicks off in KW as struggles against gentrification proliferate across On + Qc. A few new tar sands absurdities, a plea to help bees, some slam poetry, and other newies!
Lori Theresa Waller
A recap of the week's top labour stories. Bangladesh factory collapse kills hundreds; EI protests to kick off week of action for workers' rights; SK court ruling on Charter right to strike overturned.
When given the chance, Wal-Mart directly refused to pay for a plan to make fire safety improvements in the factories that it gets its clothing from.