POWER IN A UNION
“You can’t just wait for people to contact you and use you like an insurance company,” says Lars Brittain, head of networking with Danish labour organization Djøf. Lessons from Denmark’s labour movement.
Vikki Quoksister, a suburban and rural route delivery worker from the Campbell River First Nation, wants to see post office community hubs implemented in the Yukon.
35 WORKING FOR A LIVING
Nothing to Be Ashamed Of
The fingerpicking songs don’t go with busy bars, and the loud-belted blues clash with quiet cafés.
38 WORKING FOR A LIVING
On a Palliative Care Floor
Seeing the “what will I do without you” look on someone’s face is hard on the heart.
LOSING A FAMILY
The threat of an immediate shutdown at North Sask Laundry did not just hang, unspoken, over the staff. Management deliberately used it as a tactic.
Race Relations Awards * Stay Calm and Sing On * CLC Young Workers Report * 132 Scarves for Bill 132 * Harvesting Freedom * Unifor Anti-TPP Rally * Say No to Nestlé
In not too many years a majority of Facebook accounts will have been created by and for people who have since expired.
OUR TIMES TALLY
Number of years Canada Post has been profitable since 1994: 20
Number of years Apple Inc. has been profitable since 1994: 19
This government is in bed with the oil and gas industry, just as cozily as Harper’s was.
14 UNION EXCHANGE
Increasingly labeled the “new Jim Crow,” mass incarceration is something labour cannot ignore.
DRAWN TO CHANGE
Austerity attacks more than the living conditions of workers and marginalized populations. It also erases history.
FIGHT THIS NEW LIQUID WORKFORCE
There’s a sexy new kind of precarious work, along with a fresh spin job aimed at selling it.