Jul 8, 2009

On the Toronto civic workers strike

James Laxer
It's odd how the strike by 24,000 Toronto civic workers has turned the attitudes of the upper middle classes, business executives, small business lobbyists and conservative politicians upside down.
Jun 26, 2009

Swallow self-respect? Er, no thanks

There's an excuse-me quality to the Toronto civic employees' strike. Union leader Ann Dembinski didn't request support, just "for the public to be understanding."
Jun 19, 2009

Imagine: Prosperity without growth

Murray Dobbin
The current situation is not a normal crisis -- it is a world-changing shift that could go in any of several directions. Without progressive leadership it is certain to go badly.
Jun 16, 2009

Workers demand EI fix

rabble staff
Workers took to the streets of Toronto over the weekend to demand good jobs for all and an immediate fix to EI. (Photo: John Bonnar)
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Celebrate May Day

On This Day
May Day, also known as International Workers Day, is an international workers' holiday that celebrates the achievements of the labour movement.
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Days of Action

On This Day
the Ontario Days of Action were a series of labour actions against the Conservative Government of Ontario that began in December of 1995
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Winnipeg General Strike

On This Day
the Winnipeg General Strike began on May 15, 1919 in response to the breakdown of negotiations between trade unions and bosses


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