Our right to strike has been attacked. Free collective bargaining has been disrupted.The next attack will likely be on the Rand formula.
right to strike
Over the past 12 months, a number of pundits, academics and pollsters have suggested that support for unions and the labour movement is on the decline in Canada.
Canada's governments are among the worst offenders when it comes to legislating striking workers back to work. Since 1982 more complaints have been made against Canada than any other country.
As governments and corporations intensify their attacks on workers' rights and the social wage, a trend of growing resistance is sweeping across Canada.
Canadian activists occupy Labour Minister Lisa Raitt's office in response to the attack on Air Canada workers.
Labour Minister Lisa Raitt and Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu do a two-step over Air Canada workers.
Labour Minister Lisa Raitt and Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu sure can dance. Too bad Air Canada workers can't cut in...
The B.C. Liberal government is poised to violate the legal rights of workers with Bill 22, which, if it becomes law, will prohibit teachers from striking and limit their collective bargaining rights.
The rule of law has suddenly been given a rather flexible interpretation by the Harper government in the arena of labour relations.
My mind keeps drifting back to the recent Air Canada flight attendants' strike that never happened, as a result of threats from the Harper government.