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Asia Pacific Currents

The fight for health and safety at Samsung in South Korea

April 29, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles in the Asia-Pacific region and interview with Dr. Kong on the fight to have safe workplaces at Samsung.
Length: 29:51 minutes (13.67 MB)
Asia Pacific Currents

The Rana Plaza collapse : Three years on and still no justice for murdered workers

April 22, 2016
| Three years on from the Rana Plaza collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh, there is still no justice for workers. Also, regional labour updates
Length: 29:24 minutes (13.46 MB)
Asia Pacific Currents

Palestine: A one-state solution to the present impasse?

April 22, 2016
| Labour struggles from the Asia Pacific region and interview on the Palestinian issue.
Length: 31:01 minutes (14.2 MB)
Asia Pacific Currents

The fight for civil rights by Polynesians in New Zealand

April 22, 2016
| Updates on labour struggles from the region and an interview with Will Ilolahia on racism and Polynesian people in New Zealand.
Length: 30:40 minutes (14.04 MB)
Asia Pacific Currents

The Syrian civil war: Perspectives from the region

April 22, 2016
| Interview with Lebanese activist Farah Kobaissy on the Syrian civil war and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.
Length: 30:00 minutes (13.74 MB)

B.C. now has the lowest minimum wage in Canada

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Today the province of B.C. acquires an all-new claim to fame: having the lowest minimum wage in Canada.

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Federal budget offers workers a minimal dose of 'real change'

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The Liberals' new budget promises a much-needed funding boost to a range of Canadian initiatives and sectors.

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Asia Pacific Currents

Women's rights and the struggle for equality in the Philippines

March 17, 2016
| Interview with Lisa Maza on the struggle for gender equality in the Philippines, and updates on workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region.
Length: 28:57 minutes (13.26 MB)
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CBSA conducting raids on caregivers in B.C. and Yukon

March 16, 2016
| Project Guardian is a Canada Border Services Agency project targeting foreign caregivers in their employers' homes. Advocates say workers are being penalized for leaving exploitative workplaces.
Length: 14:00 minutes (12.82 MB)
Asia Pacific Currents

Fighting to free jailed workers in India: The Pricol 8

March 8, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with Agnitra Ghosh on the struggle to free the Pricol 8 in India.
Length: 29:30 minutes (13.51 MB)
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