Michal Rozworski: Podcast: Jane McAlevey on organizing to win today

http://rozworski.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Podcast150831-Jane-McAlevey.mp3   I’m very happy to have an extended interview with Jane McAlevey this week. Jane is a well-known US labour organizer and author. During the 2000s, she worked for the SEIU, organizing mostly service and care workers. Much of her work was in right-to-work states, places where the labour movement has had limited success in new ...

Alberta Diary: The push-polls prove it again, Canadians hate unions … really, really, really they do! Happy Labour Day

The past is a foreign country: Labour Day in Vancouver, not so long ago. Below: The workers, united, will never be defeated! The goal of union “transparency,” “worker choice,” “right to work” and other Orwellian right-wing buzzwords is to ensure the workers are never united and always defeated. Below that: Stephen Kushner, president of the ...

OPSEU Diablogue: As a RTW province, would Ontarians face higher unemployment and lower wages?

With rising inequality challenging economies in developed countries, it is hard to understand why Ontario’s Tories would pursue a labour agenda that would only serve to further widen levels of inequality. PC leader Tim Hudak’s promise to scrap the Rand … Continue reading →