labour movement

Aug 31, 2012

Labour Day 2012: Get ready to rumble

Morna Ballantyne
Steven Staples
The Labour Day picnics and parades might be the calm before the storm for the labour movement this fall.
Activist Toolkit

Strike Vote 101

A short animated video outlining what happens when contract negotiations break down and members are asked to take a strike vote.
Activist Toolkit

Bargaining 101

BCGEU created this handy infographic and video to help explain how the bargaining process works for public sector unions.
Apr 24, 2012
Chicago's Haymarket Square, May 4, 1886. (Photo:

May 1, from Haymarket to Occupy May Day

Syed Hussan
Mary-Elizabeth Dill
Abeer Majeed
To fight back against a globalized austerity drive, labour and migrant justice movements will need to unite, recovering the spirit of Haymarket and the Winnipeg General Strike.
Apr 2, 2012

Photo essay: Global day of action in Alma, Quebec

Jesse McLaren
On March 31, 8,000 people -- including striking students, workers from across Quebec, and contingents from Toronto to South Africa -- converged in Alma, Quebec to support locked-out workers.
Mar 12, 2012
Photo: Mouvements/Library and Archives Canada

Remembering activist Madeleine Parent

Judy Rebick
Madeleine Parent, one of our greatest activists, passed away last night in Montreal after a long illness. She was 93 years old.
Nov 14, 2011

G20 Labour Summit: Souvenirs de Cannes

Andrew Jackson
I was in Cannes with CLC President Ken Georgetti for the G20 Labour Summit. If the outcome of the G20 disappoints, it was not because of lack of effort from the international labour movement.


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