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

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 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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The Working-Class Movement Today

Unions and the Workplace

From: Canadian Labour in Crisis

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Understanding Unions

From: Building a Better World Third Edition

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Early Union Struggles in Canada

From: Understanding Canada's Political Economy (Sample CoursePack)

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Introduction

From: A New Kind of Union

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An introduction to the development Canadian labour has undergone in the 21st century. Highlights some of the key players and organizations in the creation of Unifor as well as gives background … 12 $1.20 Add
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Introduction to the Second Edition

From: Winnipeg 1919

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Norman Penner discusses the impact that the first edition of Winnipeg 1919 had upon its publication in 1973 and the role that the Winnipeg strike has had in shaping the Canadian labour movement … 5 $0.50 Add
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Union Activity Beyond the Contract

From: Canadian Labour in Crisis

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