Nearly 50,000 GM workers have been on strike since Monday. Marianne Garneau interviewed Lynn, a UAW member on strike at a components plant in Rochester.
In April 1999, 8,000 nurses in Saskatchewan engaged in a ten-day illegal strike. Marianne Garneau interviewed the president of the union and chair of the bargaining committee at the time, about how the strike was built, and whether they could see such a thing happening today.
After a six-month strike that saw workers walking picket lines in extremely cold temperatures, UFCW Local 1400 has reached an agreement with the Saskatoon Co-op. The deal includes the introduction of a two-tier wage system whereby new hires will start at a different pay scale.
Michael M describes his experience helping organize the West Virginia teacher strikes in 2018 and 2019, as a teacher and member of the West Virginia United caucus, and of the IWW.
On the surface, this is a review of a classic documentary about a massive, illegal 1965 strike by Canadian postal workers – written by a postal worker, who was himself involved in the rotating strikes at Canada Post last year. But deeper than that, it’s