Changes to Canada’s federal temporary foreign workers program: Is there any difference?
Wildcats in Alberta: Is labour militancy on the rise in Wildrose country?
Labour unions and labour pains
CAW economist, Jim Standford, talks about the economic importance of unions. Check out his presentation, “On Guard for the Economy”.
CBC’s “Labour pains: Do unions still matter?” town hall. Take notes on what John Mortimer, chair of the anti-union organization, LabourWatch, has to say about the relevance of unions in Canada today.
Are businesses ramping up their assault on labour? Despite profitability, U.S. locks out its workers at Lake Erie Works
Labour relations and employment standards legislation in Saskatchewan: Unions across Canada need to pay attention
Saskatchewan’s Court of Appeal rules that the Public Services Essential Services Act, which significantly restricts the right of public sector workers to strike, is constitutionally valid. The Court also decided that the government’s legislation that makes it more difficult for unions to certify and allows employers to communicate “facts and opinions” with workers during a union drive, is also constitutional.
Saskatchewan Federation of Labour (SFL) president, Larry Hubich, discusses Bill 85, the “Saskatchewan Employment Act” on Rabble.ca’s Red Eye Collective podcast.
Workers’ collectives and anti-unionism: The struggle at Just Us! In Halifax, Nova Scotia
Bangladesh factory collapses: Profits & exploitation in the global textile industry