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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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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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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. 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction

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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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Starting as Professionals, 1920-1969

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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
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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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We Are a Union, What Do We Do Now? 1970-79

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This chapter discusses who belonged to and led PIPSC in the 1970s, how collective bargaining took place, and what policy positions the Institute adopted. It also explores the collective … 33 $3.30 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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Achieving Better Results for Members, 1980-89

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This chapter describes the issues confronting the PIPSC in the 1980s and how PIPSC responded to these new challenges, drawing on interviews with current and past PIPSC members. 30 $3.00 Add
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Globalization, Industrial Restructuring and Labour

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Nothing Can Be Taken for Granted, 1990-1999

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In this chapter, Russell details how PIPSC addressed the ideological changes of the 1990s, including a rightward shift in the Canadian political landscape, the growth of neoliberal policies, and … 39 $3.90 Add
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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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Into a New Century, 2000-09

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This chapter describes how the PIPSC dealt with issues in the first decade of the 2000s, including Y2K and the globalization of computer systems, the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the Canadian war … 29 $2.90 Add
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Stepping Up to a Larger Union Stage, 2010-19

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In this chapter, Russell explores how PIPSC dealt with issues and opportunities as it approached its hundred-year aniversary. PIPSC members confronted the Harper government’s muzzling of … 34 $3.40 Add