The summer 2005 edition of Organize magazine is now available. Contact your local to get your copy.
Meeting our employers: we need to be where they are with our ideas
Making poverty history; CUPE members win literacy awards; Web courses; Marie Clarke Walker wins second term as CLC VP; CALM awards; Organizing through diversity; Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives turns 25.
CUPE across Canada
Big win for Cape Breton school board workers; New CUPE NS president Danny Cavanagh; Ontario community living workers join forces for better conditions; Fighting private trash collection in Winnipeg; B.C. election round-up; CUPE and AUPE clash in Lethbridge; Keeping transit public in Quebec; Exploring N.B.’s labour history; CUPE NB knows the meaning of “we are one”.
What’s new in books and film.
Money in, money out!
When Montreal educator Alvin Gibbs was falsely labelled a child molester, CUPE stuck by him. Now that he’s been cleared, the union is helping him rebuild his life.
By Robert Bellerose
Across the country, CUPE members are trying to rebuild strong communities. Will Ottawa’s New Deal for Cities be a help or a hinderance?
By Karin Jordan and David Robbins
From low pay to dangerous patrons, it’s not easy being a public library worker in Canada.
By Barry Doyle