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May 20, 2014, 16:56 ET Book makes case Unions fundamental to democracy and income equality

Unions Matter: Advancing Democracy, Economic Equality and Social Justice launches May 21, 2014 in Toronto TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The evidence is in. Spiralling income inequality in Canada is...


Apr 24, 2014, 11:22 ET UFCW stands in solidarity with workers at Rana Plaza first anniversary demonstration

DHAKA, Bangladesh, April 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, April 24th, on the one-year anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh which claimed 1,135 lives, tens of thousands...