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Meagan Gillmore | Ontario introduced changes to the Employment Standards Act (ESA) and Labour Relations Act (LRA) on June 1. The proposed changes to labour laws are good, but they won't benefit everyone.
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Meagan Gillmore | Ontario's Changing Workplaces Review doesn't do enough to recommend protections for the collective rights of workers in the reality TV industry, the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) says.
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Meagan Gillmore | Workers in reality TV often work in unsafe and unhealthy environments, contributing to professional and personal drama that can rival the action on the shows they create. And, for now, it's legal.
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Meagan Gillmore | Anti-poverty activists are calling Ontario's announcement of a basic income pilot project for low-income adults a positive first step, but say more must be done to help people living in poverty.
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Meagan Gillmore | Labour leaders in Ontario are criticizing the provincial government's plans to pilot a guaranteed basic income, saying it doesn't address a broken social assistance system and precarious job market.
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Tania Ehret | A standout in this year's Mayworks Festival is the workshop Writing while Black which focuses on zine-making as a social justice and political tool used by folks of colour.
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Retiree Matters, Doug Macpherson | While changes to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) recently adopted by the current federal Liberal government offer some improvement, they do not go far enough.
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Lynne Fernandez | SAFE Workers of Tomorrow (SWOT) has grown into a respected organization that is educating young workers and employers how to work safe.
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Lynne Fernandez | This fall Winnipeg City Council will determine the future of waste collection. While garbage is generally not a "sexy" topic, there are many reasons why the public should be paying attention.
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Angella MacEwen | This will be the third year that the Ontario provincial government officially recognizes Equal Pay Day, but this year there is cause to be hopeful that change is in the works.
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Scott Price | Ride-sharing service Uber wants into the Winnipeg taxi market. But looking past the marketing facade, Uber isn't innovative or inevitable.
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Graeme Stewart, Brynne Sinclair-Waters | Ontario needs to invest in our universities to boost the number of professors and academic librarians, and to ensure that every academic job is a good job.