Dec 31, 2012
Photo: Rob Chandanais/Flickr

Hope springs eternal: A New Year's worker's message

Dave Bleakney
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.
Oct 21, 2012

Youth unemployment reaches crisis proportions

The unemployment and underemployment rate among young workers is about twice that of older workers -- and it's getting worse. A new report looks at the long-term effects of this trend.
Oct 17, 2012
Photo: MN AFL-CIO/Flickr

Right-to-Work: The (Ayn?) Rand Formula

Erika Shaker
"Right-to-Work" still remains a dubious -- even Orwellian -- term. It's no wonder that, in Canada, recent calls for this brand of social and economic regression avoid the Right-to-Work label.
Oct 16, 2012

Building a new union at the CEP convention

Ken Lewenza and Dave Coles were clear. They want to build a new union so that Canada can become a different country, one where working people are respected, and the most vulnerable among us protected.


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