Locked Out IKEA Workers in Richmond, BC Receive Support from International Labour Movement

Julia Smith
Nov 26 2013 - 5:56pm

In May 2013, IKEA locked out over 300 members of Teamsters Local 213 who work at the store.

Call for Papers: Pacific Northwest Labor History Conference

CCLH Administrator
Oct 24 2013 - 9:41am

Pacific Northwest Labor History Conference
Call for Presentations, Workshops and Papers
Cumberland, British Columbia
June 13-15, 2014

Labour Day's Radical Roots

CCLH Administrator
Sep 2 2013 - 10:18am

By Mark Leier
2 September 2013

Contemporary labour activists might find inspiration in the history of Labour Day. It isn't a simple lesson of how to fight for a statutory holiday. It is a broader one about the nature of political struggle, reform and militancy.

Unifor: A fresh turn for private-sector unionism in Canada

CCLH Administrator
May 31 2013 - 8:39am

The condition of service-sector workers in Canada, and the trend of declining union density in Canada's private sector, may witness a shift with the emergence of a new union in the country.