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Author: Marianne Garneau

How Montreal Freelancers Are Organizing

I recently sat down with three members of a union in Montreal organizing freelance workers such as translators and journalists….

CUNY Adjuncts Vs. Everybody

Things are heating up at CUNY, where a campaign to double the wages of adjunct instructors has pitted a group…

Uber and Lyft drivers deserve a better strike

This week, labor news was dominated by the story of the Uber / Lyft strike. On Wednesday, rideshare drivers were…

Why don’t strikes achieve more?

Last week social media and web publications were filled with triumphant celebration of the strike at Stop & Shop, which…

Wobcast #3: Organizing Reproductive Work

In the third episode of our podcast, host Rhiannon speaks to Katia Roscov, an early childhood educator, about reproductive labor,…

20 years ago nurses in Saskatchewan wildcatted. Could the same happen today?

20 years ago this month, in April 1999, nurses in Saskatchewan engaged in a ten-day “wildcat” (illegal) strike. Around 8,000…

Saskatoon Co-op Strike Ends with Two-Tier Contract

After a six-month strike that saw workers walking picket lines in extremely cold temperatures, UFCW Local 1400 has reached an…

Socialist Leaders Won’t Save Unions

In a recent piece for Jacobin, Barry Eidlin makes the case for socialist leadership of labor unions. Eidlin notes that…

Why Do Coops Hate Unions?

Marianne Garneau spoke to workers in over a dozen grocery cooperatives across the U.S. and Canada to produce this report…

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