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CorpWatch
CorpWatch provides news, analysis, research tools and action resources to respond to corporate activity around the globe, and also talks with people who are directly affected by corporate abuses as well as with others fighting for...
International Labour Organization
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to advancing opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. Its main aims are to promote ri...
International Labor Rights Forum
An organization dedicated to achieving just and humane working conditions for workers worldwide. It is committed to overcoming child labour, forced labour and other abusive practices. It promotes the enforcement of labour rights t...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...

News Releases

Can the Lockout and the Labour Conflicts at the Port of Montreal be Resolved? - A Mediator's Perspective
2010-07-23
Ruth Sirman, CanMediate International Inc.
Do the leaders of the longshoremen and the Maritime Employers Association have the courage to resolve this conflict or will they take the easy way out and keep fighting? From a mediator's perspective ...
HR Trends Report 2009 - Tough Times Ahead
2009-06-08
BC Human Resources Management Association
Vancouver, B.C. - The BC Human Resources Management Association (BC HRMA) released its annual report on HR trends. HR functions are set to handle significant change and will face a tough year restruc...

Sources Select Resources

Connexions Library: China Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on China.
Connexions Library: Labour and Unions Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on labour and unions.
A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor
Lichtenstein, Nelson
Book
2013
University of Illinois Press
Compilation and updates of many of Lichtenstein's most provocative and controversial essays and reviews. The author offers perspectives on the relationship of labour and the state, the tensions that s...
Focus Shifts to Trafficking of Men in Europe
Stracansky, Pavol
Article
2009
The public perception is that human trafficking victims are all vulnerable females forced into prostitution and sexual slavery. But this is not the case. It does not occur to many people that traffick...
Golden Veneer: How McDonald's Empty CSR Promises Failed Workers at Taylor Farms
International Labor Rights Forum
Article
2015
ILRF International Labor Rights Forum
The report documents systematic and serious violations of workers' fundamental rights protected under international labor standards and McDonald's own Supplier Code of Conduct to freely associate and ...
Labour camp
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
A labour camp is a simplified detention facility where inmates are forced to engage in penal labor. Labour camps have many common aspects with slavery and with prisons.
Labour spies
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Labour spies are persons recruited or employed for the purpose of gathering intelligence, committing sabotage, sowing dissent, or engaging in other similar activities, typically within the context of ...
Labour Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
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A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to labour in the Sources directory for the media.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 10, 2015
Labour Day issue
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Connexions
Labour Day issue, with articles examining the relentless pressure put on workers to work ever longer hours, at the cost of their health and family life; anti-worker legislation, Zapatista popular educ...
Saudi Arabia's foreign labour crackdown drives out 2m migrants
Black, Ian
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
Ethiopian workers face hostility amid 'Saudisation' campaign to control foreign labour and get more Saudi citizens into work.
Semantic Warfare: Words as Guided Missiles
Noh, K.J.
Article
2015
Counter Punch
Over half a century ago, the South Korean government banned the word "labour" from the Korean language. This is the back story.
Tracking Harper's 9-year-long assault on unions
Manek, Haseena
Article
2015
Canadian Association of Labour Media
Stephen Harper has been Prime Minister of Canada for almost a decade. In that time, the system of protections that were put in place by decades of advocacy by labour organizations and unions has been ...

Sources Bookshelf

A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor
Lichtenstein, Nelson
Book
2013
Compilation and updates of many of Lichtenstein's most provocative and controversial essays and reviews. The author offers perspectives on the relationship of labour and the state, the tensions that s...
Dialogue on Labour Mobility in North America
FOCAL and Metropolis
Article
2009
The Missing News
Filters and Blind Spots in Canada's Press
Hackett, Robert A.; Gruneau, Richard; with Donald Gutstein, Timothy A. Gibson and Newswatch Canada
Book
2000
Asks a number of questions, including: How well do the news media filter reality, for what purposes, through what processes and in whose interests? How do newspapers and TV stations choose what news i...

Media

Canadian Dimension
An independent magazine of the Canadian Left, of interest to radical Left and anti-capitalist activists and interested observers.
CEP Journal
News and information for members.
Columbia Journal
Positive, progressive alternative to mainstream corporate media. Our mandate is to inform, entertain and advocate for the people of British Columbia.
Labour, Capital and Society
An interdisciplinary, bilingual, refereed journal on labour issues concerning the regions of Africa, Asia, Latin America, Caribbean and Middle East.
Labour
A bilingual journal holding no rigid position on the definition of labour. The editorial board hopes to foster imaginative approaches to both teaching and research in labour studies through an open ex...
Nouvelles CSQ
Quebec education issues from kindergarten to university.
Organize
News and views on issues of concern to the half-million women and men in Canada's largest union, CUPE.
Our Ontario
For OPSEU members.
RankandFile.ca
RankandFile.ca was established in 2012 as a Canadian labour news website which seeks to: provide readers with factual and informative labour news; help build solidarity for workers in struggle; devel...
Socialist Worker
The struggle for global justice and workers' power in Canada and around the world. Tabloid-format magazine.
Workplace News
For human resource and employment professionals.


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