A collection of articles, essays and other writings on the Canadian labour movement. Most articles are published at

Organize! Georgian Bay workers want a union
January 23, 2017

2016: The Canadian labour movement in review
December 30, 2016

High Prices, Low Wages: In Cineplex Theatres Now
October 7, 2016

Killing Canada Post: Trudeau's Turn
September 28, 2016
with David Bush and Gerard Di Trolio

Why Trudeau is no friend of labour
August 25, 2016

Seven myths about Canada Post
June 30, 2016
with Dan Darrah

Rebuilding labour in a Tory heartland
April 14, 2016

Bombardier: Time to Nationalize
March 29, 2016
with David Bush and Gerard Di Trolio

BOYCOTT! Sharpening a workers' weapon
February 17, 2016

Collective action delivers: Canada Post cuts halted
October 27, 2015
with David Bush

After Harper: Confronting the Liberals
October 19, 2015
with David Bush

Commissionaires picket CFB Kingston for sick leave
September 2, 2015

Workers, unions, and the election
August 20, 2015
with David Bush

What are we going to do about scabbing?
July 8, 2015

Scabs & Injunctions: Solidarity needed in Sarnia strike
April 17, 2015

Roll Up The Boss To Win: Tim Hortons vs workers in Winnipeg
March 19, 2015

Austerity strangles Ontario: The TA strikes in context
March 4, 2015
with David Bush

The Canada Post fight: News round-up
February 20, 2015
with David Bush

Pre-emptive strike at CP: Tories planning back-to-work law
February 14, 2015

The Target on our backs
February 13, 2015

For equal pay & quality healthcare: The CCAC strike
February 6, 2015
with Matthew Davidson

527 days: Reflections by IKEA Richmond workers
January 29, 2015
with David Bush

How the Tories are killing federal workers' childcare
January 28, 2015

IKEA workers stood tall while labour movement stood still
October 31, 2014
with David Bush

The fight for Canada Post is escalating
October 17, 2014
with David Bush

EI Reform: Robin Hood for the Rich
October 2, 2014

Five Exhibits from the 2014 Pensions Heist
August 26, 2014

#BoycottIKEA pickets strike again
July 15, 2014

#BoycottIKEA: report and next steps
June 23, 2014

IKEA Richmond workers call for Canada-wide boycott
June 19, 2014

Boycott IKEA: Some Assembly Required
June 5, 2014

Organizing our way out of Ontario's political mess
May 30, 2014

Open letter describes culture of abuse at CLC
April 28, 2014
with David Bush

Debate on "Pop-up" unions
January 4, 2014

Saving Canada Post: The struggle so far
January 2, 2014

Heinz Leamington: Ripe for a Co-operative
December 2 2013

Queen's post-doc bargaining in perspective
October 1 2013

P3s & layoffs: Kingston workers expose Liberal healthcare cuts
September 21, 2013

The Nine-Hour Movement: How civil disobedience made unions legal
August 14 2013

Five myths about barista work and unionization
July 26, 2013

Nova Scotia NDP revokes paramedics' right-to-strike
July 10, 2013

Ken Coran: Anatomy of a sell-out
July 2, 2013

Another round at the LCBO
May 18, 2013
with David Bush

Dissent brews in the OSSTF
March 6, 2013
with David Bush

Labour Issues at Queen's University
February 4 2013

Where next for Ontario teachers?
January 13 2013

Ontario teachers and the law
January 11 2013

Kill Bill 115: Where is the movement going?
December 7 2012

Waiting for a walkout: Ontario labour and the end of McGuinty?
October 5 2012
co-authored with Andrew Stevens

Canadian Labour at the Present
September 28 2012

Workers at CP get railroaded
May 27, 2012
with Andrew Stevens

The Dam Bursts? The Air Canada Wildcat
March 23 2012

Reflections on the 2008-9 Ottawa Transit Strike
March 2 2012

Love's Labours Lost
February 11 2012

Canadian Labour at the Crossroads?
January 20 2012

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