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Continental Service Agents Join Machinists!
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
Continental Airlines Service Agents at Toronto's Pearson Airport wanted the protection and better wages afforded by union membership so they turned to the largest union in air transport in North Ameri...
IAM Expands at Vancouver International!
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
Machinists union attracts new members at Vancouver International Airport.
IAM Welcomes NIU Members to the Family!
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
IAM Welcomes 200 new members in North Bay.
Machinists Continue to Grow with OPT
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
The IAMAW now represents more Patient Transfer Medical Attendants in Canada than any other union with the addition of 55 members at the Ontario Patient Transfer station in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
New Machinists sign first agreement with Vancouver ATS!
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
News members of IAM at ATS in Vancouver sign their first agreement.
Two Days of Bargaining = New Agreement = Happiness!
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
IAMAW Local Lodge 1295 members ratify new contract by 100% margin.

Sources Select Resources

India: Why are Suzuki automobile workers in jail?
Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal
Why are automobile workers being jailed for murder? The story at Maruti is a familiar one in India's industrial scene.
The Making of Jericho Road
Against The Current vol. 132
Williams, Charles
Against The Current
An interview with Michael Honey. The paperback edition of Michael Honey’s Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King’s Last Campaign is released this January 2008.
A Marxist History of the World part 102: What is neoliberalism?
Faulkner, Neil
The ‘free-market’ theory provides a pseudo-scientific justification for the greed and poverty endemic to the system, and the main beneficiaries are the global mega-corporations of neoliberal capitalis...
Operation Dixie
Wikipedia article
Operation Dixie was the name of the post-World War II campaign by the Congress of Industrial Organizations to unionize industry in the Southern United States, particularly the textile industry. Launch...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 12, 2015
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The focus of this issue is organizing. How can we challenge and overcome entrenched structures of economic and political power? Our own source of power is our latent ability to join together and work ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2015
Urban agriculture and local food production
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
This issue of Other Voices ranges widely, from increasing worker activism and strikes in China, to advances in battery technology that make it much easier and cheaper to store solar and wind energy fo...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 5, 2015
Ecosocialism, environment, and urban gardening
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
This issue of Other Voices covers a wide range of issues, from the climate crisis and the ecosocialist response, to terrorism and the struggle against religious fundamentalism, as well as items on urb...
Tomato pickers win higher pay. Can other workers use their strategy?
Florida's tomato pickers took on some of the country's biggest retailers and fast-food chains - and won, transforming working conditions in
Freeman, Melanie Stetson
Christian Science Monitor
Tactics like this protest outside Wendy's, repeated in cities across the country, have helped make the Coalition of Immokalee Workers one of the most successful worker organizations in the country. By...

Sources Bookshelf

Manufacturing Consent
The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...


The leading accounting publication in Canada and the preferred information source for chartered accountants and financial executives. Provides a forum for discussion and debate on professional, financ...

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