A tighter embrace

While some parts of Canadian labor law are the envy of the American left, Marianne Garneau argues that overall Canada’s system draws unions into a tighter embrace with employers

Workers at a cooperative refinery walk the picket line

Workers at the Co-operative Refinery Complex in Regina, Saskatchewan have been locked out for two weeks, after serving the employer with job action notice. Marianne Garneau interviews Kevin Bittman, refinery worker and president of the union local

Neutrality agreements: A political primer

Marianne Garneau looks at the evolution and significance of “neutrality agreements” between unions and employers, which establish the ground rules for an organizing campaign, independent of the NLRB and its processes