Nov 5, 2013

Labour News Round-up Oct. 22-Nov. 3

Conservatives go after unions at policy convention, EllisDon promises to use unionized workers, U.S. Steel to close shop in Hamilton
Sep 4, 2013

Why Detroit went bankrupt

When the city of Detroit declared bankruptcy in July, the emergency manager blamed the costs of pensions for city employees. Richard Wolff says it's a lot more complex than that.
Sep 3, 2013
Missouri rallies against Right to Work & corporate greed. Photo: Jobs with Justi

Lowering our standards for workers' rights

Trish Hennessy
The right-wing Fraser Institute has released a paper that, if implemented, would dramatically lower our standards for worker pay, workers' rights and workplace protections.
Aug 20, 2013

Unions and politics in Nepal

Asia Pacific Currents
Asia Pacific labour news. Interview about unions and politics in Nepal with Manarishi Dhital, editor of Janadesh Weekly and Secretariat member of the Revolutionary Journalist Association.
Jul 21, 2013

Labour in the Time of Cholera and Cancer

A recent article examines why deaths from infectious diseases have dropped so dramatically. It says it’s less to do with medicine and more to do with better living and working conditions for workers.


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