You Say Pushback, We Say Fightback: Michigan and Greater Miami

ACORN International Community Organizing

Victoria   After endless hours in planes, crossing the international dateline, and airports from Seoul to Tokyo to Seattle and then finally to the small airfield in Victoria, British Columbia, it felt good to be among friends last night again with the brothers and sisters of the British Columbia Government Employees Union (BCGEU) at their regional leadership …

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The Canadian Lessons in Turning Back Collective Bargaining Assaults

Labor Organizing Organizing

New Orleans In the early years of this century in Canada public employees and their unions faced almost exactly the same kind of hard conservative, neoliberal provincial attack on collective bargaining that we are seeing in the Republican assault in the Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana.  Conservative governments had gained the whip hand in provincial parliaments …

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