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Apr 19, 2016
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This Equal Pay Day, let's mobilize for change

Angella MacEwen
This will be the third year that the Ontario provincial government officially recognizes Equal Pay Day, but this year there is cause to be hopeful that change is in the works.
Blog
Nov 18, 2015
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Precarious workers: Government can't ignore its own

Randy Robinson
The government of Ontario says it wants to help workers in precarious jobs. It overlooks an important fact, however: for a growing number of precarious workers, government itself is the employer.
Blog
Oct 6, 2014
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A living wage lifts workers and the economy

Lynne Fernandez
Kirsten Bernas
Closing the gap between the minimum wage and the living wage is a win-win strategy that provides income security for Manitoban families while stimulating our economy.
Blog
May 20, 2014
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There's power in youth and unions working together

Gabriel Bako
Unions must begin to reflect the workforce they're looking to organize, and young people and unions must come together to find ways for a new organizing model that is successful.
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Apr 7, 2014
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Ontario's labour market: Part-time gains, long-term pain

Kaylie Tiessen
Job numbers continue to tell the story of uneven job creation across the province and a labour market that is shifting away from full-time, goods-producing jobs to more jobs in the service sector.

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