Derek Blackadder

Podcast
Jul 12, 2019
NAFTA 2.0

Trade NAFTA 2.0 for a better deal

RadioLabour
RadioLabour's Canada Report July 12 to 19, 2019. The proposed replacement for NAFTA is not good enough. U.S. labour also opposes NAFTA 2.0. The LabourStart Report. And more.
Podcast
Jul 5, 2019

Gym and fitness workers fight unhealthy jobs

RadioLabour
RadioLabour's Canada Report July 5 to 12, 2019. Poor pay, no sick leave for gym and fitness workers; global wage inequality worsens; the LabourStart report; and more.
Podcast
Jun 20, 2019
Caged children

Hey Trump! Stop caging refugee children

RadioLabour
RadioLabour's Canada Report June 21 to 28, 2019. The U.S. has separated 2,500 children from their refugee parents, Canada supports international law against workplace violence and more.
Podcast
Jun 14, 2019
ILO at McGill. Image: Morrice Hall, McGill University, 1940. ILO photo. Used by permission.

How McGill saved the ILO from the Nazis

RadioLabour
RadioLabour's Canada Report June 14 to 21, 2019. McGill provided a refuge for the ILO during WWII, a treaty to stop violence against women, the LabourStart Report, and more.
Podcast
Jun 7, 2019
Image: Wikimedia - Queen's Park, Toronto

Ontario to cap wages of a million public sector workers

RadioLabour
RadioLabour's Canada Report June 7-14, 2019. Ontario caps public sector wages at 1 per cent. Labour wins paid leave for domestic violence in Saskatchewan. The LabourStart Report about union events.
Podcast
May 31, 2019
Workers at garment factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh

Canadian companies rejecting Bangladesh safety Accord

RadioLabour
RadioLabour's Canada Report May 30 to June 7, 2019. The Bangladesh Fire and Safety Accord rejected by Mark's and Sport Chek, the LabourStart Report, and singing: 'Every Stitch'.
Podcast
May 17, 2019
Winnipeg Pride Festival 2018

Labour fights for LGBTQI2S rights today and every day

RadioLabour
RadioLabour's Canada Report May 17 to 24, 2019. May 17 is the International Day Against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia, a sweet & sour deal at GM's Oshawa plant, and the LabourStart report.
Podcast
May 10, 2019
Image: Alexander Kurth. Used by permission of CUPW.

Unionizing bike couriers in the gig economy

RadioLabour
RadioLabour's Canada Report May 10 to 17, 2019 -- Foodora couriers in Toronto want a union, labour demands a new social contract, the LabourStart report about union events and more.
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