Rise in Inequalities in Canada

In the article Trade Liberalization and Inequality in Canada in the 1990s by Daniel Schwanen from The Review of Economic Performance and Social Progress (IRPP), 2001, p. 161-182, the IRPP economist concluded that NAFTA had contributed to the rise in inequalities in Canada, benefiting skilled labour at the expense of…

CLC’s letter of sanctions to the UTU

January 7, 2004 Timothy S. Secord Canadian Legislative Director United Transportation Union 7th Floor – 71 Bank Street Ottawa, ON K1P 5N2 Dear Brother Secord: Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers VS United Transportation Union Further to my letter of November 24, 2003 and the telephone call from Michael McIsaac of today’s…

Unions a Powerful Force Lifting All Workers, Study Finds

Unions’ positive impact on workers’ wages, job security and benefits is well documented, but what isn’t as widely acknowledged is how these higher standards raise the compensation and improve the work lives of even non-unionized workers. A recent report by the Economic Policy Institute, “How Unions Help All Workers,” outlines…