News
Teuila Fuatai | In part two of rabble's minimum wage series, labour reporter Teuila Fuatai looks at who is most affected by low wages and what life can be like living below the poverty line.
Blog
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Trish Hennessy | It was heartwarming to listen to the majority of Cambridge city councillors overwhelmingly support the motion to become a living wage at the supporter level, for all the right reasons.
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Tom Cooper | The living wage isn't a cure-all, but across the globe it is one important way in which progressive employers and communities can help stem the tide of low-wage work.
News
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Ella Bedard | A Toronto-based group makes recommendations to change employment laws ill-suited to the changing labour market.
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Seth Klein | The claim that minimum wage increases will kill jobs is old and tired, and has been firmly refuted. Minimum wages do matter to poverty reduction.
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Angella MacEwen | Recently, Jason Kenney took to Twitter to defend his decision to limit the number of precarious workers entering Alberta through the TFWP. His changes do little to fix the actual problem though.
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Trish Hennessy | Today, the federal NDP is slated to use its Official Opposition Day to table a motion that would have Parliament Hill vote on a proposal to reinstate the federal minimum wage.
News
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H.G. Watson | There is a race to the bottom with the low-wage agenda, which involves pitting workers against each other. We need to challenge this and look to how we have connections not divisions.
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H.G. Watson | The first in a three-part series from H.G. Watson on precarious work, and organizing precarious workers.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | In light of the evidence at hand, Jason Kenney's claim that the Temporary Foreign Workers Program is essential to Canada's international trade in services should be seen as far-fetched and desperate.
Blog
Iglika Ivanova | The 2014 living wage numbers reveal a big gap between the low wages a number of British Columbians earn and the real costs of raising a family. Child poverty is a serious concern in our cities.
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David Green | The current policy allows firms to operate low wage and benefit workplaces without worrying about turnover costs, which provides a clear incentive to adopt a bad jobs model.