Labour & Labour Unions

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A New Kind of Union

Unifor and the birth of the modern Canadian union

This book describes the unique process by which the Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) decided not just to merge but to create … 256 View

Building a Better World Third Edition

An Introduction to the Labour Movement in Canada

This third edition of Building a Better World offers a comprehensive introductory overview of Canada’s labour movement. The book includes an analysis of why workers form unions; assesses … ; ; ; 232 View

Canadian Labour in Crisis

Reinventing the Workers' Movement

Does Canada have a working-class movement? Though many of us think of ourselves as middle class, most of us are, in fact, working class: we work for a wageThrough an analysis of the contemporary … 108 View
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Leading Progess

The Professional Institute of the Public Service Canada, 1920–2020

On February 6, 1920, a small group of public service employees met for the first time to form a professional association. A century later, the Professional Institute of the Public Service Canada … 272 View
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Shift Change

Scenes from a Post-industrial Revolution

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The Canadian Labour Movement: A Short History

Third Edition

In The Canadian Labour Movement, historian Craig Heron tells the story of Canada’s workers from the mid-nineteenth century through to today, painting a vivid picture of key developments … 252 View

Winnipeg 1919

The Strikers' Own History of the Winnipeg General Strike

On May 15, 1919 workers from across Winnipeg, ranging from metal workers to telephone operators, united to spark the largest worker revolt in Canadian history. Even the Winnipeg police voted to … 340 View
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Foreword

From: A New Kind of Union

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Jerry Dias, president of Unifor, overviews why Unifor is an important institution in Canadian labour and briefly documents his experience in its foundation. 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Canadian Labour in Crisis

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Introduction

From: Leading Progess

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Introduction to the Third Edition

From: Winnipeg 1919

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Christo Aivalis provides a summary of the role Winnipeg 1919 has played since the publication of its first edition in 1973, as well how the events of the strike shaped to Canadian labour movement … 14 $1.40 Add
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What is a Union?

From: Building a Better World Third Edition

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Foreword

From: A New Kind of Union

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Peter Kennedy, Unifor’s former secretary treasurer, briefly explains why he is proud to have played a part in the creation of Unifor. 4 $0.40 Add
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Foreword to the Second Edition

From: Winnipeg 1919

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W.A Pritchard, one of the eight tried for seditious conspiracy following the 1919 strike, recalls his role in the strike and discusses the importance of the book. 2 $0.20 Add
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Starting as Professionals, 1920-1969

From: Leading Progess

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In this chapter, the author discusses how the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada emerged and changed along with Canada during its first fifty years, when major external and … 27 $2.70 Add