Labour Studies Index

Social Unionism, Partnership and Conflict: Union Engagement with Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

Document type Book chapter
Author McCreary, Tyler
Series Editor Savage, Larry
Editor Savage, Larry
Series Editor Ross, Stephanie
Editor Ross, Stephanie
Author Mills, Suzanne E.
Book Rethinking the Politics of Labour in Canada
Publisher Fernwood; Winnipeg
Date 2012
ISBN 9781552664, 1552664783
Pages 116-131


Explores the variable relationship between organized labour and Aboriginal politics, such as the construction of the Voisey's Bay nickel mine in traditional Inuit territories in Labrador. Concludes that unions need to engage substantively with Aboriginal struggles as workers and peoples.


Abstract by Desmond Maley.