Interview with Arlyn Doran, Winnipeg postal worker
In early January 2014, Rankandfile.ca spoke with Winnipeg postal worker Arlyn Doran in a wide-ranging and eye-opening conversation about what is really happening at Canada Post, and what can be done to stop it.
On the picket line with Richtree workers
Rankandfile.ca speaks with workers on the picket line where Richtree is trying to destroy a unionized workplace by laying off all workers and hiring all non-union. Read more here.
Toronto, Ontario, November 7 2013[audio:http://rankandfile.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/richtree21.mp3|titles=Richtree report]
Study, Work, Organize
A panel discussion exploring the particular problems facing students and young workers in Nova Scotia and creative strategies and tactics for fighting back. Presented by Baristas Rise Up in conjunction with the Canadian Federation of Students-Nova Scotia.
Interview with striking UFCW 401 member
Rankandfile.ca speaks with Justin T., a Calgary superstore worker on strike. Read more here.
Calgary, Alberta, October 7 2013[audio:http://rankandfile.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/UFCW_Justin.mp3|titles=Justin UFCW 401 interview]
Kingston workers expose Ontario Liberal healthcare cuts
On September 9 2013, Rankandfile.ca visited the picket lines in Kingston, Ontario outside the Providence Care mental health hospital where 70 healthcare workers – or 1/5 of the workforce – are being laid off. We interviewed nurses, paramedics, anti-poverty activists and union officials. This is what we found:
Theresa: LCBO worker, OPSEU Local 497 member
Speaks about part-time work at the LCBO
Kingston, Ontario, May 17 2013[audio:http://rankandfile.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/LCBO-Theresa-Graham.mp3|titles=Theresa Graham, LCBO]
Eric Davis: LCBO worker, OPSEU Local 497 president
Comparing the LCBO’s bargaining strategy in 2009 and 2013
Kingston, Ontario, May 17 2013[audio:http://rankandfile.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/LCBO-Eric-Davis.mp3|titles=Eric Davis, LCBO]
FAT CAT: voices from the London Day of Action
A collection of interviews conducted at the January 21 2012 Day of Action in London, Ontario against the lockout of Canadian autoworkers at Electro-Motive Diesel by Caterpillar. Recorded and presented by Doug Nesbitt. Broadcast January 25 2012 on CFRC 101.9FM.
John: CP Rail conductor, Teamsters Canada Rail Conference
Talking work, home, the union and the company
Smiths Falls, Ontario, May 2012[audio:http://rankandfile.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/CP_picket_int2.mp3|titles=John CP Rail strike]
Steve: CP Rail conductor, Teamsters Canada Rail Conference
Speaks about work conditions and the 2012 CP Rail strike
Smiths Falls, Ontario, May 2012[audio:http://rankandfile.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/RFR_CPR_1.mp3|titles=Steve CP Rail strike]
Mat Nelson: Academic worker, CUPE 4600 co-president
From the CUPE-Ontario convention floor, criticizing the labour-NDP relationship
Windsor, Ontario, May 2012[audio:http://rankandfile.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Mat-Nelson-CUPE-Ontario-Convention-2012.mp3|titles=Mat Nelson CUPE Ontario 2012]