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Sep 28, 2017
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Unions respond to Phoenix pay system

Meagan Gillmore
Federal employees affected by Phoenix think unions should be more aggressive in pressuring the government to fix the growing problems and provide more clarity to their members about what's happening.
News
Sep 24, 2017
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Life under the cloud of Phoenix's ashes

Meagan Gillmore
Federal employees speak out about the stresses they experienced as a result of problems with the Phoenix payroll system.
News
Sep 22, 2017
Justin Trudeau speaks with employees at the Public Service Pay Centre in Miramichi. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

More problems with Phoenix pay system revealed

Meagan Gillmore
The Phoenix pay system has been in place for more than 18 months, and problems with it only continue to grow. Workers across the country have consistently been overpaid, underpaid or not paid at all.
News
Sep 14, 2017
Medicare for All Rally in Los Angeles - Feb 2017. Photo: Molly Adams/flickr

Talking to Americans: The health-care debacle

Karl Nerenberg
Many Democrats are showing a renewed interest in a robust public sector solution to the U.S. health insurance system. And their solution would go a lot further than Obamacare.
News
Sep 13, 2017
Morning mist Heart Lake, High Peaks region. Photo by Karl Nerenberg

Talking to Americans: Democracy in the Trump era

Karl Nerenberg
An Ohio father and son share a contemptuous skepticism about the current occupant of the White House. And yet, they still have faith in the fundamental fairness of U.S. democracy.
News
Apr 27, 2016

Proportional representation for Canada: A primer

Anita Nickerson
Antony Hodgson
What do you need to know about implementing proportional representation in Canada? Well for starters, the main differences between Single Transferable Vote (STV) and Mixed-Member Proportional (MMP).

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