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The Anxious Worker
The author looks at the contemporary conditions of work and examines how these give rise to anxiety and depression.
Combatting Racism in the Workplace: A Course for Workers
Thomas, Barb; Novogrodsky, Charles
With the ultimate aim of combatting racism within the labour movement, the Cross Cultural Communication Centre, under the auspices of the Humber Collage for Labour Studies, ran a ten-week, 30 hour pil...
Combatting Racism in the Workplace Readings Kit
Thomas, Barb; Novogrodsky, Charles
Readings and case studies on fighting racism.
Common Sense for Hard Times: The Power of the Powerless to Cope with Everyday life and Transform Society in The Nineteen Seventies
Brecher, Jeremy; Costello, Tim
Presents a vision of society as it is and as it could be. Putting the problems of contemporary daily life in historical perspective, it reveals that they have their roots in the way our society is org...
Connexions: Volume 6, Number 3 - September 1981 - Atlantic Development/Le Developpement Atlantique
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Connexions Library: Work Focus Page
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on work.
The "Labor Aristocracy" and Working-Class Struggles: Consciousness in Flux, Part 2: Against The Current vol. 124
Whatever the theoretical and empirical problems with the economics of the labor aristocracy thesis, its defenders still claim that well paid workers have generally been more reformist and conservative...
Soft Sell: Quality of Working Life Programs and the Productivity Race
Quality of Working Life is a grab-bag of programs that promise workplace improvements and greater job satisfaction in exchange for increased productivity on the part of Canadian workers. But, says Don...
A Troublemaker's Handbook 2
Slaughter, Jane (ed.)
A manual for workers who want to take control over their lives at work. In hundreds of first-person accounts, workers tell in their own words how they organized and struggled to do that.
The Whistle-Blower as Deep Mole: Spying on Malfeasance
There’s an intriguing idea based loosely on the turn-of-the-century union practice of "salting" a workplace. Salting consists of union activists secretly hiring into an anti-union shop in order to pro...
Windows on the Workplace: Technology, Jobs, and the Organization of Office Work
Takes us behind the news stories of the highly efficient, high-tech workplace and shows us the ways in which technologies have been adapted by management to reshape the way work is done.
Workers Battle Automation: A News & Letters Pamphlet
In the mine, mill or factory, Automation has not reduced the drudgery of labor. The very opposite is the truth. The factory clock is now geared to the pace of the monster machine. The auto worker, the...
Working in Steel: The Early Years in Canada, 1883-1935
Examines the huge steel plants that were built at the turn of the twentieth century in Sydney and New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, and Trenton, Hamilton, and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Emphasizes the importa...
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
Labor Notes is a media and organizing project that has been the voice of union activists who want to put the movement back in the labor movement since 1979. Through our magazine, website, books, conf...