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Das Capital, Volume 1: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production
Marx, Karl
Marx's great work sets out to grasp and portray the totality of the capitalist mode of production, and the bourgeois society that emerges from it. He describes and connects all its economic features, ...
The Changing Workplace: Reshaping Canada's Industrial Relations System
Drache, Daniel; Glasbeek, Harry
Describes how business, labour and government have organized the production of goods and services in Canada since 1945. Focusing on the industrial relations system and how it works, the authors call f...
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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on labour and unions.
Corporate America Unmasked
Brumback, Gary
While US public views seem generally favourable about American corporations, an extensive study by psychologist Dr. Gary Brumback concludes that leadership, particularly in large corporations, is foun...
Domestic Work and Rights in China: Against The Current vol. 133
Wong, May
When China adopted the “open door” policy in 1978, south China, especially the Pearl River Delta area, was the first industrial area created to attract foreign investment, particularly from Hong Kong....
Fighting for Union Autonomy: Mexican Miners On Strike: Against The Current vol. 122
La Botz, Dan
On April 20 eight hundred state and federal police launched an assault on 500 striking workers who had been occupying a steel mill in Lázaro Cárdenas. Two were killed, five seriously injured and 40...
Issues & Actions: April 1986
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A Toronto newspaper linking people for social change. Articles on the life and work of Maria Ociepka, People's Power in the Philippines, a rally against free trade, labour law loopholes that victimize...
Labor Law Won't Save Us
Burns, Joe
The strike is still labour's strongest weapon.
Labour movement: Connexipedia Article
The term labour movement or labor movement is a broad term for the development of a collective organization of working people, to campaign in their own interest for better treatment from their employe...
The March 29 Strike Against Labor Law Reform in Spain: Outline of the Conjuncture
The general strike of March 29, although it mobilized a good part of the population, apparently took place with more pain than glory. Once the day of the strike was over, everything seemed to continue...
Never Say Die!
Stanton, John
Autobiography of labour lawyer John Stanton with an account of Canadian labour history since the 1930's.
On the Uprisings in France
Nasr, Edwin
At the beginning of March 2016, France's now ultra-liberal Socialist Party (PS) government officially revealed a labour reforms bill whose objective was to promote the competitiveness of businesses op...
Pay Cheques & Picket Lines: All About Unions in Canada
MacKay, Claire; Illustrated by Peters, Eric
A children's book which explains what unions are, how they came to be, and why they exist.
A Proposal to American Labor: 'Open source unionism' could reinvigorate American labor in the age of the Internet
Freeman, Richard B.; Rogers, Joel
The authors posit that union membership is too restricted by the requirement that unions have majority support in the workplace. They believe that pro-union workers who are a minority in their workpla...
Strike Lessons from the Last Twenty-Five Years: Walking Out and Winning: Against The Current vol. 124
Early, Steve
Labor's strike effectiveness and organizational strength have long been connected. Throughout history, work stoppages have been used for economic and political purposes, to alter the balance of power ...
Temping Down Labor Rights: The Manpowerization of Mexico
Paterson, Kent
The continuing erosion of labour rights and labour standards in Mexico.
Tracking Harper's 9-year-long assault on unions
Manek, Haseena
Stephen Harper has been Prime Minister of Canada for almost a decade. In that time, the system of protections that were put in place by decades of advocacy by labour organizations and unions has been ...

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Confederation of Canadian Unions
To promote the study, defense and development of the economic, social and moral interests of all workers in Canada. The CCU is building a democratic labour movement, where rank and file members reall...
International Labor Rights Forum
An organization dedicated to achieving just and humane working conditions for workers worldwide. They are committed to overcoming child labour, forced labour and other abusive practices. They promote...
Ontario Federation of Labour
The Ontario Federation of Labour speaks for 650,000 organized workers in Canada's most populous province. It provides its affiliated municipal Labour Councils and local unions with services in commun...

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ILO Finds Harper Tories Guilty of Breaking International Law (Again)
Sources News Release
ILO says the Harper government is guilty of contravening ILO conventions on Freedom of Association, The right to Organize and Collective Bargaining in its Bill C-33, Protecting Air Services Act of Mar...
SEAJU calls for recognition of Labour laws and 'right to form' in Thailand
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The South East Asia Journalist Unions (SEAJU) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) have called for urgent attention to the current labor situation facing journalists in Thailand.