The library workers in Mississauga went on strike this summer. They refused concessions and demanded that all members receive a living wage. Effective strategy and tremendous community solidarity won the day. The library workers’ victory is an example of what can be achieved when the gap between the precarious part-timers and the full-timers is bridged. They pushed back all concessions and every worker gained, including a $15 minimum wage for part-timers.
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