labour movement

Oct 16, 2009

Needed: Good jobs, decent pay

rabble staff
The good jobs for all march in Toronto this June. Despite new job growth numbers, the OECD is predicting that our current unemployment rate of 8.4 per cent will rise to over 10 per cent by next year.
Oct 2, 2009

Saying no to concessions

Lindsay Hinshelwood
In the spring of 2008, the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union, opened contract talks early to negotiate a concessionary contract in order to give the Detroit Three auto makers a cost savings advantage.
Sep 17, 2009

The G-20 meets in Pittsburgh: What's at stake?

Andrew Jackson
The big issue that has arisen pre Pittsburgh is the drive by Germany, France and most of the EU to limit financial sector bonuses, not just through loose rules, but also through hard caps.
Sep 7, 2009

What does it mean that Karl Marx is back in fashion?

Leo Panitch
It's a question well worth pondering on the day that is officially designated to celebrate the class that Marx saw as carrying the promise -- and the responsibility -- of creating a better world.


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