Canada is not short of workers: it is short of employers prepared to pay decent wages for difficult, demanding work. For business, labour is a cost of production to be kept low.
On the National Day of Mourning remember not just the 100 workers on the monument on Front Street. But the hundreds of thousands of workers who have died and the hundreds more who will.
The Harper government has made Deepan Budlakoti, born in Canada to parents who are now Canadian citizens, a stateless person. That is typical of a policy that pushes 'guest workers' over immigrants.
Albertans have witnessed a shocking display of power. Some call it "responsible change" and others call it the abuse of majority power to crush rights of environmentalists and labour unions.
Protest against the plan to terminate door-to-door mail delivery hit Toronto streets on March 15 with close to 100 people answering the call.
Teamsters Canada Rail workers have rejected a second tentative labour agreement Thursday, prompting CN Rail officials to propose that the two parties go to binding arbitration to reach an agreement.
How many jobs have you had? Operation Maple gives us this upbeat montage of all those jobs in Canada. Canada only works if we work, right?
Negotiations between B.C. and its teachers' union is one more example of how governments create instability by dismantling labour rights.
Rising Tide stands in solidarity with container truckers striking against Port Metro Vancouver and their efforts to exploit workers and suppress protests.
They've never unionized before. Can Unifor organize Toyota? This is Unifor's first high-profile test of organizing strength and they'll need to overcome 30 years of stigma in order to be successful.