Labour Fightback

Trudeau prepares anti-strike legislation against postal workers: It’s time to defy!

IMG 9294On Nov. 8, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggested that he was prepared to “take action” to end the strike at Canada Post which began last month. Speaking to the House of Commons, Trudeau mentioned that “if we don't see significant resolution shortly, all options will be on the table for resolving this." The message here is clear: the federal government is ready to use back-to-work legislation against 50,000 postal workers should they not accede to the demands of management and end their strike.

Victory to the postal workers!

Socialist Fightback Edmonton visiting the CUPW Picket Lines On Monday, Oct. 22, approximately 50,000 postal workers began rotating strike action. After years of the Canada Post management increasing workloads and forced overtime, postal workers have had enough and are fighting back.

Unionization takes off at WestJet

Flight dispatchers at WestJet, a Calgary-based airline, have applied to join the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA). They join pilots and other staff at the company who have decided to unionize over the past year and a half.

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