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Workers Rights resources

LABOUR CAMPAIGNS AGAINST CONSERVATIVE ATTACKS
TORONTO
*Toronto and York Region Labour Council: Workers’ Rights campaign
*Steelworkers’ Toronto Area Council: Workers’ Rights and Your Union
 
ONTARIO
*Ontario Federation of Labour: Let’s Defend Our Rights at Work
*Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU): 
          *General campaign page
          *backgrounder on attacks on Rand Formula
          *Made in the USA website
*Canadian Union of Public Employees – Ontario: Stand Up for Fairness: http://members.standupforfairness.ca/
 
NATIONAL
*Canadian Labour Congress: Together Fairness Works
*United Steelworkers of America: Fairness Works
*Unifor: Rights at Work
          *booklet and power point resources (in English, Français)
          *Booklet – Where did our rights come from? (in EnglishFrançais)
*Canadian Union of Public Employees: Unite for Fairness
 
LABOUR VIDEOS ON CONSERVATIVE ATTACKS
*Australia: What Have The Unions Ever Done For Us?
*Steelworkers’ Toronto Area Council: Workers’ Rights and Your Union
*Canadian Labour Congress: Together Fairness Works (English, français
*Ontario Nurses' Association: Rand Formula– Union Dues and Don’t
*OPSEU / SEFPO: 
          *Made In The USA: Hudak’s plan to cut your wages
          *No Free Ride
*OSSTF - “The School Zone” (what would life be like without unions?)
*Winner of One-Minute Message Contest
*Are Unions Useful Anymore?  
*PSAC-BC webinar on the Rand formula (start at 3:20)
*The Society of Energy Professionals: Stop Right-to-Work in Ontario
          *president's message
          *the Florida experience
*Canadian Union of Public Employees – Ontario: 50th Anniversary Video
 
DOCUMENTS ON-LINE
*Ontario Federation of Labour: 
          *Working for Less – the Coming Threat to Union Security
          *Five-step guide for local union leaders
          *Member-to-member handout
*Toronto and York Region Labour Council: Union advantage flyer
*Unifor: Powerpoint presentation (in PDF format)
*Booklet on history of Rand formula and labour rights
 
OTHER RESOURCES AND NEWS ARTICLES
HUDAK'S THREAT
*Toronto Star: Tory right-to-work plan coming right back at you
*Toronto Star: Tim Hudak fires candidate who blasted anti-union push
*Globe and Mail: Hudak axes Windsor-area Tory candidate over 'right-to-work' remarks
*Globe and Mail: Hudak abandons risky 'right to work' policy
*Unifor: Ontario's Hudak still has plenty of bad ideas
 
RIGHT-TO-WORK IN THE US
*Mother Jones article on RTW in the US: Meet the New Kocks: The DeVos Clan's Plan to Defund the Left
*Labor notes: Coping with Michigan's Right-to-Work law
*Michigan Daily: GEO leaves negotiation table with University
*New York Times: Wisconsin's legacy for unions   
 
ARTICLES FROM SOCIALIST.CA
*MIchigan: wake up call for the Canadian labour movement
*Resisting Bill C-377 and the attack on union rights
*What TIm Hudak doesn't want you to know: 'right-to-work' laws invented by southern US segregationists
*Rebuilding unions to confront 'right-to-work'
*Let's rebuild the labour movement from the bottom up
*Lessons from Chicago's teacher's strike
*Chicago teachers and Quebec students: winning strikes and union renewal
*How do we build a fighting labour movement?
 
ASSOCIATED CAMPAIGNS
$14 MINIMUM WAGE CAMPAIGN
*Campaign Materials:
*Music Video for Raise the Minimum Wage Campaign
 
SAVE CANADA POST
*Save Canada PostSauvons Postes Canada
*Materials and Campaign
*protest at Harper appearance in Toronto by Postal Workers and activists