Youth Columnist speaks up on SAFE work environments

by Michael Champagne Once upon a time, I did a presentation to a group of young people in the North End about health and safety. I told them about how hey had worker rights, about how workers compensation …

Fast Facts: Lessons of the Canada Post lockout

by David Camfield PDF version Recent events tell us a lot about some of the challenges facing working people in Canada today. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began rotating strike action on June 2nd, after over …

What is a CETA, and why should we be worried about it?

by Larry Brown PDF version The Canadian Government is well down the road, with the European Union, towards negotiating a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). They tell us that CETA will have everything that NAFTA has, plus …

Fast Facts: Canada Post locks out postal workers; Harper locks out collective bargaining

by Jan Chaboyer PDF version Members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) initiated job action on June 2 in response to Canada Post’s refusal to continue the collective bargaining process for the purpose of achieving a …