Labour Relations

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The Changing Workplace: Reshaping Canada's Industrial Relations System
Drache, Daniel; Glasbeek, Harry
Book
1992
Describes how business, labour and government have organized the production of goods and services in Canada since 1945. Focusing on the industrial relations system and how it works, the authors call f...
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Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on labour and unions.
Cooperation at Work: The Mondragon Experience
Bradley, Keith; Gelb, Alan
Book
1983
A guide to work co-operatives, based on the experience of the Mondragon group of co-operatives in Spain.
Global Sweatshops' Media Spin Doctors
Fairchild, Charles
Article
1997
On the whole, there's an imposed silence about the steadily increasing number of low-wage factories being set up in poor countries by wealthy multinational corporations: the "debate" is over.
Review Essay: Reutherism Redux: Against The Current vol. 112
Early, Steve
Article
2004
Despite stepped-up union recruitment, farm workers and poultry processors still haven't taken over the AFL-CIO. But the old guard's fear of being swamped by low-wage workers—expressed by this AFT del...
Soft Sell: Quality of Working Life Programs and the Productivity Race
Wells, Don
Book
1987
Quality of Working Life is a grab-bag of programs that promise workplace improvements and greater job satisfaction in exchange for increased productivity on the part of Canadian workers. But, says Don...
Strike Lessons from the Last Twenty-Five Years: Walking Out and Winning: Against The Current vol. 124
Early, Steve
Article
2006
Labor's strike effectiveness and organizational strength have long been connected. Throughout history, work stoppages have been used for economic and political purposes, to alter the balance of power ...
When the UAW Was Young: Against The Current vol. 131
Feeley, Dianne
Article
2007
An interview with Erwin and Estar Baur.
Working in Steel: The Early Years in Canada, 1883-1935
Heron, Craig
Book
1988
Examines the huge steel plants that were built at the turn of the twentieth century in Sydney and New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, and Trenton, Hamilton, and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Emphasizes the importa...

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Confederation of Canadian Unions
To promote the study, defense and development of the economic, social and moral interests of all workers in Canada. The CCU is building a democratic labour movement, where rank and file members reall...
Ontario Federation of Labour
The Ontario Federation of Labour speaks for 650,000 organized workers in Canada's most populous province. It provides its affiliated municipal Labour Councils and local unions with services in commun...

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Hospital Employees' Union
HEU, the B.C. Health Services Division of CUPE and B.C.'s largest health care union, represents 46,000 health workers in acute care, long-term care and community services. HEU is active on health policy issues; women's rights; pay...