Activist Toolkit
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| A detailed paper from the United States breaks down actual housing costs
Podcast
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Jiselle Hanna | Temporary migrant workers are very vulnerable due to the precarious nature of their work visa. Many employers in Australia exploit this by underpaying them.
Podcast
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Piergiorgio Moro | Many Pacific workers travel to Australia to work and provide for their families at home. While there is work in Australia, there are also many problems.
Podcast
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Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | The continued exploitation of Aboriginal workers in Australia has led the national trade union centre, the ACTU, to develop a new campaign to support Aboriginal workers.
Book Review
Jacqueline Kennelly | So, the Rio Olympics start on Friday. Instead of the typical media tributes to Olympic success, let's look at the political resistance to the Olympic behemoth, past and present.
News
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Teuila Fuatai | Ontario is tackling its outdated labour laws in an extensive multi-year project. Labour reporter Teuila Fuatai looks at the implications of the province's Change Workplaces Review.
News
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Teuila Fuatai | We're not crying, you're crying! We speak with four women from the housekeeping department about their fight for unionization and what it means.
News
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Sophia Reuss | We spoke with Amnesty International Canada about Amnesty's new policy on protecting the human rights of sex workers, which rejects the Nordic model.
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Teuila Fuatai | In part two of her investigation into sheltered workshop programs exploiting intellectually disabled adults in Canada, Teuila Fuatai looks at what is next for the programs and those involved.
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Teuila Fuatai | Thousands of intellectually disabled adults in Canada are earning less than $2 an hour under sheltered workshop programs. Teuila Fuatai investigates the situation.
News
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Teuila Fuatai | The "outdated" Alberta employment law permitting employers to pay disabled workers below minimum wage is set to be reviewed by the NDP government.
Book Review
Daniel Tseghay | Yves Engler's new book "Canada in Africa" exposes the Canadian government's complicity, and exploitation of, Canadian mines in Africa.