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  • Beyond $15by Jonathan Rosenblum

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 16.00

    The inside story of the first successful $15 minimum wage campaign that renewed a national labor movement SeaTac, Washington?a small city built around Seattle-Tacoma International Airport?gained national recognition as the first successful $15 minimum wage battleground. But what most people don?t know is that the SeaTac fight didn?t begin with wages.... more...

  • Discounted Labourby Ruth A. Frager; Carmela Patrias

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 25.95

    Discounted Labour is an essential new work for anyone interested in the historical struggle for gender equality in Canada. more...

  • Working in Steelby Craig Heron

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 28.95

    Heron's examination of the impact of new technology in Canada's Second Industrial Revolution challenges the popular notion that mass-production workers lost all skill, power, and pride in the work process. more...

  • The Workers' Festivalby Craig Heron; Steve Penfold

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 48.95

    The Workers' Festival ranges widely into many key themes of labour history - union politics and rivalries, radical movements, religion, race and gender, and consumerism/leisure - as well as cultural history - public celebration/urban procession, urban space and communication, and popular culture. more...

  • Workplace Democracyby Donald V. Nightingale

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 25.95

    This book begins with a historical review of how authority in the Canadian workplace has changed over the past century. It proceeds to outline a theory of organization which provides a broad conceptual framework for the empirical analysis which follows.  more...

  • Manufacturing Mennonitesby Janis Lee Thiessen

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 28.95

    Complemented with interviews with workers, managers, and business owners, Manufacturing Mennonites pioneers two important new trajectories for scholarship - how religion can affect business history, and how class relations have influenced religious history. more...

  • Unfree Labour?by Aziz Choudry; Adrian Smith

    PM Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    Over the past decade, Canada has experienced considerable growth in labour migration. Moreover, temporary labour migration has replaced permanent immigration as the primary means by which people enter Canada. Utilizing the rhetoric of maintaining competitiveness, Canadian employers and the state have ushered in an era of neoliberal migration alongside... more...

  • Health and Safety in Canadian Workplacesby Jason Foster; Bob Barnetson

    Athabasca University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    Workplace injuries happen every day and can profoundly affect workers, their families, and the communities in which they live. This textbook is for workers and students looking for an introduction to injury prevention on the job. It offers an extensive overview of central occupational health and safety (OHS) concepts and practices and provides practical... more...

  • Individualism and Inequalityby Ralph Fevre

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    A belief in individual self-determination powered the development of universal human rights and inspired social movements from anti-slavery to socialism and feminism. At the same time, every attempt to embed individualism in systems of education and employment has eventually led to increased social inequality. Across the globe individualism has been... more...

  • The Song of the Shirtby Jeremy Seabrook

    Hurst 2015; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.89

    A powerfully written exporse on the global garment industry by a leading expert. It will make you think twice before buying from the Gap, Walmart, Benetton, etc. more...