The economic struggle of the working-class of North America

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SEIU now North America's largest union
By Jim McKay, Post-Gazette, Monday 22 May 2000. The SEIU, with the addition last year of 155,000 new dues-paying members, is now the largest union in North America, eclipsing in size the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees.
U.S. and Canadian Labor Union Coalition Proposes Alternate Settlement of Softwood Lumber Dispute
Canadian Labour Congress, 30 July 2003. Four labor unions and two labor federations from the U.S. and Canada provided direction for a new Canadian timber pricing plan to settle the long-running Softwood Lumber trade dispute in comments filed today with the U.S. Department for Commerce.
Organizing movement grows among Wal-Mart workers
United Food and Commercial Workers UFCW) press release, 20 August 2003. Worker efforts to get a voice on the job at Wal-Mart stores in North America are gaining ground. Canadian Wal-Mart workers in Thompson, Manitoba, narrowly lost their efforts to get a voice on the job with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW)—61 to 54. The election signals a growing movement of workers ready to stand up for a better future at Wal-Mart.