About 7400 Canadian port workers, members of the ILWU (International Longshore and Warehouse Union), have been on strike at more than 30 ports across British Columbia since July 1, reports Jeff Shantz.
Education workers walked off the job in protest at the Conservative Ontario government's new union-busting legislation, which is designed to undermine the right to strike, writes Jeff Shantz.
Ontario's heavy-handed attack on workers’ rights poses a serious threat to labour movements and could set a precedent for dismantling the foundations of collective bargaining, reports Jeff Shantz.
International trade unions are calling on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to veto two anti-worker bills that were recently passed by parliament amid Russia’s invasion, reports Federico Fuentes.
Green Left Weekly asked unionists why they are in a union and what unions mean to them.
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A cloud hangs over the annual picnic day for workers in the construction industry and their families, due to the passage of the bill to revive the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC).
Former Prime Minister John Howard’s Building Industry Taskforce was established in 2002 — a child of the Cole Royal Commission. The ABCC was established by the Howard government in 2005, once it had achieved a majority in the Senate.