October 14 marks the 45th anniversary of the largest labour protest in this country’s history. On that day in 1976, one million workers put down their tools and walked out in protest in communities across Canada.
At issue was wage control [...]
By Jack Grey
On June 7, workers at Wine Rack set up picket lines outside select stores of the Ontario alcohol retailer. The workers, members of the Services Employees International Union Local 2, voted to strike by an overwhelming majority on [...]
PV Labour Bureau
From June 15 to 19, nearly 4000 delegates met online in the first ever “virtual” Canadian Labour Congress convention. With less than 15 hours of floor time in total, union leadership and delegates maneuvered in lightning-round [...]
Peace and progressive movements in Canada have called on the Trudeau government to pressure on the right-wing Colombian government of Iván Duque to end its 'reign of terror' against the people. The statement was signed by the Colombia Working Group, [...]
By Stéphane Doucet
Montreal dockworkers announced an unlimited general strike on April 23, and within a week the federal government violated their rights by forcing them back to work. The Liberals’ back-to-work legislation came into effect on [...]
By Omar Latif
It is clear, to many at least, that Western governments and the corporate-owned mass media lie when it suits them.
The 1965 Gulf of Tonkin Incident in which the North Vietnamese fired on US vessels, Iraq’s weapons of mass [...]
PV Vancouver Bureau
The struggle by hotel workers in the Vancouver region for job security and decent income is heating up as the pandemic continues to hit the tourism sector. On February 19, workers at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown Hotel in [...]
By Alex C
The transportation of goods by sea has always been vital to the global economy. Raw materials are first transported to factories, then the finished products are directed to various markets. It is estimated that 90 percent of the [...]
To mark the International Day for Solidarity with the Palestinian People on November 29, People’s Voice interviewed long-time labour and international solidarity activist, Hassan Husseini, who is an organizer with Labour for Palestine.
PV: Could [...]
September 2 marked the 80th day since workers of the Haft-Tappeh Sugarcane complex in the south of Iran came out on strike, on June 15. They are demanding their unpaid wages, medical insurance, reinstatement of dismissed colleagues, [...]