Rankandfile.ca’s West Coast Correspondent Daniel Tseghay speaks to Teferi Zemene and Aballah Idris about their work within Toronto and York Region Labour Council diversity network for Ethiopian and Eritrean workers in the city. Precarious work, temp agencies, and informal work that pays less than the… Read More
This episode, R&F.ca’s West Coast Correspondent Daniel Tseghay speaks to Michael Brunson, Recording Secretary for the Chicago Teachers’ Union and Sonia Singh of Labor Notes. They discuss the lessons from the 2012 Chicago Teachers’ Strike and the importance of building social movement unionism in the… Read More
Activist and journalist Kevin Brice-Lall talks about the situation facing sugar workers in Guyana and the attempt of the government to shut down Wales Estate. You can sign a petition supporting the sugar workers here.
This week our West Coast correspondent Daniel Tseghay interviews Adriana Paz Ramirez, an organizer with Justicia for Migrant Workers. She’s also the co-author with Jennifer Jihye of the chapter “Struggling Against History Migrant Farmworker organizing in British Columbia,” in the new book Unfree Labour: Struggles… Read More
In Episode Three, RankandFile.ca’s West Coast Correspondent Daniel Tseghay interviews Hessed Torres of Migrante BC and Raul Gatica of the Migrant Workers’ Dignity Association about how Canada treats its migrant workers through its different temporary foreign worker programs and the challenges they face working in… Read More
On this second episode, Rankandfile.ca’s West Coast Correspondent Daniel Tseghay interviews Farah Shroff, First Vice-President of the BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils and Lisa Descary, a teacher and activist in Richmond BC. Both guests discuss the ongoing effects of cuts to public education in… Read More
Rankandfile.ca’s West Coast correspondent Daniel Tseghay interviews Megan Whitfield, President of Canadian Union of Postal Workers Local 626 in Toronto as well as Jennifer Savage, President of CUPW Local 846 in Vancouver about the CUPW strike vote an bargaining. Daniel also interviews Dru Oja Jay… Read More