Posts Tagged ‘unifor’

Feb
2014
14

Striking Charts Show Importance of Collective Bargaining to Reducing Poverty in Europe

Striking Charts Show Importance of Collective Bargaining to Reducing Poverty in Europe
  Unifor, the Canadian union formed following the merger of the Canadian Auto Workers (CAP) and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP), is undertaking a “Rights at Work” campaign with hopes of reaffirming the value of unions to its membership in the leadup to the 2014 elections.  The campaign suggests “unions lift up...
Dec
2013
10

Economist: Income Inequality Less Pervasive in Canada “Because Unions Represent 31 Percent of Workers”

  An excellent op-ed from Jim Stanford, economist with Canada’s largest public sector union Unifor, highlights the importance of unions to the middle class.   Arguing that the creation of the middle class was largely a result of higher wages resulting from unionization, Stanford speaks about organized labor’s role in combatting wage...
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