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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

Hollow Work, Hollow Society?

Globalization and the Casual Labour Problem in Canada

More and more people in Canada and other Western countries are now working at part-time, short-term and other casual jobs. People are now asking: What happened to full-time employment? Why is … 112 View
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Foreword

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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. 10 $1.00 Add
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Foreword

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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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Introduction

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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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A Moment of Truth

From: A New Kind of Union

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Documents Canadian labour and the issues that it faced from 2011 – 2012. Details the key events and discussions which led to the creation of Unifor and gives a history of the roles … 31 $3.10 Add
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Globalization, Industrial Restructuring and Labour

From: Hollow Work, Hollow Society?

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A Union for Everyone

From: A New Kind of Union

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Describes the continued efforts of the CEP and the CAW to negotiate the New Union Project from 2012-2013. Analyzes debates over how the new union can represent Canadians from a wide variety of … 38 $3.80 Add
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Unifor

From: A New Kind of Union

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Describes the concrete steps that were taken in 2013 as Unifor began to take shape, including the naming and logo design process, decisions on leadership and finalizing policy. Documents the … 41 $4.10 Add
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Canada’s Union

From: A New Kind of Union

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Documents the immediate effect Unifor had on Canadian labour after its founding in 2013. Provides a brief overview of Unifor’s policies and how they affected Canadian labour and politics, … 63 $6.30 Add
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Afterword

Looking Back on A Moment of Truth: An International Perspective

From: A New Kind of Union

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Economist and union activist Jim Stanford looks back on Canada’s union movement since 2011 and how Canadian labour fares compared to other countries with the use of key graphs and statistics. 22 $2.20 Add
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The Pogey Dilemma

From: Equal as Citizens

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1990s. Focuses on the relationship between provinces and the Federal Unemployment Insurance Program, looks at an attack on fisherman who applied for UI because it was felt seasonal workers did … 17 $1.70 Add