Like Patti Smith sang, "people have the power," more power than they know, "the power to dream, to rule, to wrestle the earth from fools." We have the power to write the script any time.
I had a good old-fashioned knock-em-down drag-em-out debate with Ian Lee from Carleton University on CBC's Power and Politics about Bill C-377.
CAW members from Bombardier's de Havilland facility in Downsview, Ontario have ratified two new collective agreements that provide wage, benefit and pension gains as well as retirement incentives.
The re-election of Governor Walker June 5 in Wisconsin represents the worst defeat for American labour since former U.S. president Ronald Reagan busted the air traffic controllers union in 1981.
As governments and corporations intensify their attacks on workers' rights and the social wage, a trend of growing resistance is sweeping across Canada.
Government attacks against worker rights and the social wage are threatening hard-earned gains and advances for workers in Canada on many fronts and in many incremental ways.
Bill 22 impacts all workers, when the right to free collective bargaining is under attack, all unions will stand together to defend that right.
Teachers have been involved in job action since September. This means we are doing what we love -- teaching. But we are making no progress at the bargaining table.
Many Canadians know that U.S. retail giant, Target, is coming to Canada. What most people do not know is that thousands of Canadians will be losing their jobs as a result.