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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More