Waves of Struggle, The Winter Campaign at the Post Office in Edmonton

In the summer of 2011 Canadian government legislation ordered Canadian postal workers back to work after an intense Canada-wide strike. The struggle continues after the end of the official strike, and, as this article shows, the struggle started before the official strike began. The militancy and creativity of the Canadian postal workers offer lessons well beyond their industry.

Locked out workers' anger grows at Canada Post

Following weeks of rolling strike action, Canada Post locked out its 50,000 workers on the night of 14 June. Here follows an exciting personal account of workers fighting back and locking managers in in Edmonton.

Teacher Diary

A short account from a teacher about some of her co-workers and issues at work.

On leadership

An account of the change in attitude a workplace militant had when he was on the shopfloor VS while holding elected office and what real leadership means.

My Introduction…

Accounts of wildcats and struggles at Canada Post in 2007-2008.

Wobble the job! The Building Trades Wildcat in Alberta

An article on the Alberta building trade's wildcat of 2007 and the union's attempts to get people back to work.

It Takes Two to Tango

An account of a dispute on overtime at the Canada Post and management's reaction to it.

Canadian postal worker strike begins

Canadian postal workers begin rotating strikes last night, June 2, 2011.

Postal worker solidarity defeats compulsory overtime - Rachel Stafford

One worker's account and analysis of a wave of wildcat stoppages and collective refusals of "forceback" compulsory overtime in the Canadian post office.

The Red Menace newsletter

Issues of the Red Menace newsletter, published by the Libertarian Socialist Collective in Canada between 1976 and 1980.