Marc Belanger

Podcast
Mar 5, 2021
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Labour fights right-wing racist ad on Facebook

RadioLabour
A right-wing group is running an ad saying racialized groups should not get vaccine priority. The Canadian Labour Congress is running an online campaign against the ad.
Podcast
Feb 26, 2021
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Uber drivers are workers, says U.K. court

RadioLabour
The Supreme Court in the U.K. has ruled that Uber drivers are not independent contractors. They are workers employed by the company so deserve to be compensated as such.
Podcast
Feb 19, 2021
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Tax the rich

RadioLabour
The top 1 per cent of wealthy people in Canada own about 25 per cent of all the wealth in the country. Unions and the Broadbent Institute are calling for Canada's wealthy to pay their fair share.
Podcast
Feb 12, 2021
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Fighting wage controls in Ontario

RadioLabour
Ontario's unions say Bill 124, which restricts wage increases and benefit improvements in the public sector, violates bargaining rights enshrined in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Podcast
Jan 29, 2021
Writers Guild of America picket line. Image credit: John Edwards/Wikimedia Commons

Re-unionizing America

RadioLabour
Joe Biden is planning to implement the Protect the Right to Organize Act, which will allow access to unionization for hundreds of thousands of U.S. workers plus weaken so-called "right to work" laws.
Podcast
Jan 22, 2021
Image credit: UFCW Local 401. Used with permission.

Why hundreds were infected at the Cargill meat plant

RadioLabour
An interview with UFCW Local 401 communications officer Michael Hughes about the COVID-19 outbreak at the Cargill plant in Alberta where hundreds were infected and two workers died.
Podcast
Dec 11, 2020
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Union rights are human rights

RadioLabour
RadioLabour's Canada Report: Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. How to confront the far right. And more.

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