By Mike Palecek Postal worker and National Union Representative of CUPW If postal workers ran the post office. If postal workers ran the post office, we would start by getting […]
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Quebec pensions fight | Tembec strike | How WSIB has failed | Sexual harassment in the workplace | Rail fatigue | Western Canada workplace safety | Ste-Thérèse Paccar lockout | […]
The City must take action to deal with the desperate overcrowding in the shelter system. Please stand by to support action to make sure this letter is not ignored! _________________________________ Mayor Tory: The Daily Shelter Census that was issued by the City, on December 2, reveals a deepening homeless crisis. The Co-ed shelters are reported […]
Part 2 of How the WSIB is Failing the Injured Workers of Ontario By Samantha Ponting On Dec. 3, a group of injured workers and their allies gathered in front […]
Part one of a two-part series by Samantha Ponting On Jan. 1, 1915, a worker in Kearney, Ontario, employed by a lumber company, suffered a hand injury on the job. […]
The following letter has been sent to the City official ultimately responsible for unleashing the disgraceful police operation on Tuesday against OCAP members and supporters demanding safe space and shelter for the homeless. We will not be intimidated, much less silenced, by such tactics and incoming Mayor, John Tory, will soon have these issues brought […]
Picture from Today’s Action: While the shelters are overcrowded and there is still no after-hours drop-in for women and trans people in Toronto, the City chose to violently arrest 5 women rather than open safe space now. The City has acknowledged that there is a serious issue with the lack of shelter space and need […]