young workers

Apr 4, 2014
Image courtesy of Jonathan Dyck

Is this the end of unpaid internships?

Cynthia Spring
Cynthia Spring is one of the unpaid interns let go from The Walrus last week. Frustrated with much of what is being said, Spring captures the contradictions and complexities of unpaid internships.
Feb 21, 2014
Photo: philippe leroyer/flickr

My advice to young workers? Get angry.

Karen Foster
Young workers: what's happening to you might be 'normal' in this economy -- the same basic one we've had for over a century, with some fun modifications -- but it sure as hell isn't right.
Feb 12, 2014
Photo: Mikey G Ottawa/flickr

Young workers left behind in budget 2014

Angella MacEwen
Recessions are always harder on young workers, but we are nearly five years out from the end of the last recession and there is still no recovery in sight for young workers.
Nov 8, 2013

Labour's young worker problem

Nora Loreto
How is the labour movement dealing with integrating young workers in their organizing?
May 13, 2013
Photo: marc falardeau/Flickr

Youth still stuck in the recession

Angella MacEwen
For youth 15-24, the unemployment rate was up from last April -- to 20.9 per cent -- so more than 1 in 5 youth are looking for work and can't find it.


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