Partner Organizations

TEMP CONTEMPT
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Sat, 05/18/2019 - 16:11

Temporary foreign workers subjected to endless insult and injury

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WE TREAT MIGRANT WORKERS LIKE SHIT. We did when we brought them from China to build our railroads over a century ago. We still do when we bring them here today to work our farms. It’s the Canadian way.

Iran Jasmine gave $2,000 to a recruiter in Mexico who promised her a $4,000-a-month job in Canada

WE TREAT MIGRANT WORKERS LIKE SHIT. We did when we brought them from China to build our railroads over a century ago. We still do when we bring them here today to work our farms. It’s the Canadian way.

In 2017, the government...

UN-APP-ATIZING
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Sun, 05/19/2019 - 10:04

Food delivery workers mount union drive to take on ‘gig economy’

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TESS SIKSAY WANTS TO ADD A UNION TO THE MENU. She is part of a team working to organize the food delivery workers at Foodora in Toronto.

Tess Siksay is part of a team organizing a union for the app-based food delivery company Foodora

TESS SIKSAY WANTS TO ADD A UNION TO THE MENU. She is part of a team working to organize the food delivery workers at Foodora in Toronto.

The Foodora couriers and CUPW (Canadian Union of Postal Workers) launched their “Justice for Foodora couriers” union drive on May 1 with a loud bike rally in front...

LEO PUDDISTER TRIBUTE
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Mon, 05/06/2019 - 10:08

‘You gotta be prepared
to go to the wall’

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‘You gotta be prepared
to go to the wall’

Newfoundland and Labrador labour movement
loses one of its best-loved leaders

Newfoundland and Labrador labour movement
loses one of its best-loved leaders

A tribute from CLI President James Clancy

LEO PUDDISTER was well known in Newfoundland and Labrador as flashy, stylish, charming and blustery trade...

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This month in labour rights history

Nova Scotia was the last provincial government to grant collective bargaining rights to public employees with the proclamation of hen the Civil Service Collective Bargaining Act. The Act was and more...

May 5, 1978

In Quotes

"Freedom of association is the most important of all freedoms. It is about equalizing power so that workers can engage in our democracy at an even level with employers and corporations.” more...

Paul Cavalluzzo, Senior Partner, Cavalluzzo Shilton McIntyre Cornish LLB,