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Ed Finn | The callous mistreatment of working people was not only condoned, but even extolled -- and not just by the business establishment.
Three children operating rocker at a gold mine on Dominion Creek, Yukon Territory. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Eric A. Hegg Photographs
Ed Finn | Corporate-decreed barbarism and inequality is already rampant in many developing countries, and even in some developed ones. Including Canada.
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Stephen Kimber | Bobby Smith, majority owner of the Halifax Mooseheads, wasn't available to talk about government changes to labour laws exempting his team from paying its players minimum wage.
Photo: TAWC: Toronto Airport Workers' Council facebook group
Teuila Fuatai | Toronto airport workers celebrated May Day with a rally demanding equal pay for equal work, $15 minimum wage, sick days and an end to precarious work.
Angela Regnier | Take a stand against exploitative employment practices at universities
Retiree Matters, Pat Kerwin | If we don't stop the clock from being turned back to the time of the First World War, we will revisit the era of the Dirty '30s described so well by John Steinbeck in "The Grapes of Wrath."
MaryCarl Guiao | Tapping into the current status of Canada's Live-in Caregiver Program and the work of Montreal-based organization PINAY, which is led by Filipinas, including women working as migrant workers.
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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.
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Eve-Lyne Couturier | "Do what you love, love what you do"? Nice motto. But these words hide a two-way push which both reduces the value of the work accomplished by those who live by it, and dehumanizes others.
A list of demands. Photo: Aylwin Lo
Aylwin Lo | Morning comes. As we prepare for whatever the day may bring, the contractors arrive and tell us that we won't be working today, since we've refused to move to the other greenhouse.
Aylwin Lo | Thursday starts with some confusion. The contractors are trying to allocate us based on who is planning on returning to Toronto this weekend, and who is planning on staying on longer.