Why unions have had a 'summer of strikes'cbc.ca/news/business/union-labour-summer-of-strikes-1.6970861
After decades of declining membership, unions seem to be having a moment in North America.
Over the decades, the number of Canadian workers who belong to unions has shrunk. In 1981, 38 per cent of workers in the country were unionized, according to a recent study by the Angus Reid Institute. Last year, just 29 per cent of Canadian workers belonged to a union.