Labour News Update: May 1, 2017

Day of Mourning | CHS Strike | Nova Scotia Election | BC Election | Manitoba nurses protest | Ontario budget | Ontario Hydro CEO salary jumps to $3.8 million | Union slams TTC over subway air pollution study, raises concerns about worker health | Basic Income pilot  |LCBO workers vote 93% to… Read More

Precarious young retail workers: Part 2

Read Part 1 here By Daniel Tseghay In her 2014 book, Revolutionizing Retail: Workers, Political Action, and Social Change, Kendra Coulter, a Labour Studies professor at Brock University, precarity is shown to be a consistent part of the retail sector. This is especially concerning considering… Read More

Transit cops or free transit?

by Doug Nesbitt After the February murder of Winnipeg transit operator Irvine Jubal Fraser, and other violent attacks, there is a push for transit cops to be introduced in Winnipeg. Conducted a month after Fraser’s murder, a survey has now been widely publicized finding 64… Read More