How the Labour Movement Has Failed

How the Labour Movement Has Failed

09. 2.2014
You wouldn't know it from the tone of discourse today, but immigrants and foreign workers have been part of the Canadian labour force since...
Bombardier Employees Go On Strike

Bombardier Employees Go On Strike

The Canadian Press  07.14.2014
THUNDER BAY, Ont. - Employees at Bombardier's (TSX:BBD.B) light rail plant in Thunder Bay, Ont., are on strike after failing to reach an...

Bombardier Employees Threaten To Strike

The Canadian Press  07.14.2014
THUNDER BAY, Ont. - Employees at Bombardier's (TSX: BBD.A) light rail plant in Thunder Bay, Ont. are threatening to walk off the job today...
Canadian Union Tries To Do What No Other Has Done

Canadian Union Tries To Do What No Other Has Done

Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press  03.31.2014
Unifor, the union looking to represent Toyota workers in three Canadian plants, is set for a vote that will be closely watched by labour...
Kamloops' Only Daily Shutting Down

Kamloops' Only Daily Shutting Down

01. 6.2014
The Kamloops Daily News, the city's only daily newspaper, is shutting down after 80 years of publishing, putting 55 full-time and...
LOOK: A Tory's Parting Shot At Harper

LOOK: A Tory's Parting Shot At Harper

12.13.2013
Now here’s something you don’t see very often — a Tory defending unions and praising their role in the economy. Granted, the Tory...
This Should Make Rob Ford Happy..

This Should Make Rob Ford Happy..

The Canadian Press  11.15.2013
TORONTO - Torstar Corp. (TSX:TS.B) is reorganizing the advertising sales operations at the Toronto Star, Canada's largest newspaper, and...
Tories To Debate Radical Change To Labour Laws

Tories To Debate Radical Change To Labour Laws

Sunny Freeman  10.31.2013
A number of labour reform proposals on the agenda at this weekend’s Conservative party convention could be signs that the party is shifting...
'It's Time To Start Setting The Agenda'

'It's Time To Start Setting The Agenda'

09. 1.2013
TORONTO — Jerry Dias, a veteran of the Canadian Auto Workers, is the first president of the new Unifor union. The Canadian Auto Workers...
Look For A Whole New Union Label

Look For A Whole New Union Label

Jeff Mackey, The Canadian Press  08.31.2013
TORONTO - Jerry Dias hopes to use his new position as president of Canada's newest — and largest — private sector union to turn the...
A Government-Run Wireless Company?

A Government-Run Wireless Company?

Daniel Tencer  08.16.2013
So far, Canada’s telecom worker union has been — oddly enough — on the same side as the telecoms themselves in the great battle over...
Canada Falling Fast On Job Creation Rankings: Study

Canada Falling Fast On Job Creation Rankings: Study

Daniel Tencer  07.22.2013
The Harper government boasted back in 2011 that Canada was the first G7 country to recover all the jobs lost during the Great Recession. But...
We Have A Deal

We Have A Deal

Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press  06.14.2013
UPDATE: The Canadian Auto Workers union says it has reached a tentative agreement with VIA Rail, avoiding a strike. Some 2,000 Via employees...
Don't Worry, Via Rail Has A Strike Contingency Plan

Don't Worry, Via Rail Has A Strike Contingency Plan

The Canadian Press  06.10.2013
MONTREAL - Via Rail says if its customer service and other employees go on strike this week, management will continue to offer basic railway...