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
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Basic Income For Canadians

From the Covid-19 Emergency to Financial Security for All

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea of providing a basic income to everyone in Canada who needs it was already gaining broad support. Then, in response to a crisis that threatened to put … 258 View

Labour Under Attack

Anti-Unionism in Canada

This multi-disciplinary edited collection critically examines the causes and effects of anti-unionism in Canada. Primarily through a series of case studies, the book’s contributors document … ; 150 View
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The Fire and the Ashes

Rekindling Democratic Socialism

In The Fire and the Ashes, long-time union economist and policy analyst Andrew Jackson looks back on a fascinating career in the labour movement, the NDP, and left politics, combining keen … 180 View
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A Life on the Left

From: The Fire and the Ashes

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In the opening chapter, Jackson describes his book as "part personal memoir, part historical analysis, and part political manifesto." He also discusses how the labour movement has been … 12 $1.20 Add
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An Introduction to Anti-Unionism in Canada

From: Labour Under Attack

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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: Basic Income For Canadians

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The introduction provides an overview of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic how it may play a role in the adoption of basic income. 6 $0.60 Add
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A Crisis of Representation

From: Labour Under Attack

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Anti-Unionism, Media and Popular Culture 16 $1.60 Add
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A Guaranteed Livable Income for Canadians

From: Basic Income For Canadians

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This chapter provides an outline of what basic income is. 27 $2.70 Add
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Free Markets and the Decline of Unions and Good Jobs

From: Boom, Bust and Crisis

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Social Democracy and Labour

From: The Fire and the Ashes

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In this chapter, the author discusses the conditions and circumstances that labour movements faced during his career. Topics include the rise of student activism, the culture wars of the 1970s, … 7 $0.70 Add