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Crisis in the Canadian Labour Movement

John Cartwright The Bullet
The recent split in the Canadian Labour Congress over organizational issues will inhibit the search to renew trade unions. A vision of a powerful, effective, inclusive union movement of the future needs to be developed. If leaders let personal grievances or institutional rivalry dominate the discussion, we will fail, and it may take years to heal the damage.

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Airbnb Negotiations with Powerful US Labor Union Facing Backlash

Sam Levin and Julia Carrie Wong The Guardian
A proposed deal between SEIU and Airbnb has been criticized by housing groups and labor activists, including some SEIU members, concerned that Airbnb has exacerbated housing crises in cities across the US, including in San Francisco, where Airbnb is headquartered.
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