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Randy Robinson | The government of Ontario says it wants to help workers in precarious jobs. It overlooks an important fact, however: for a growing number of precarious workers, government itself is the employer.
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Murray Dobbin | The message of a new report is as unambiguous as it is surprising. For all the talk about what will grow the economy, the key component to future economic growth is rising wages and salaries.
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Armine Yalnizyan | When it comes to job recovery, are we the best in show in the G7? That depends on what you measure.
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Brent Patterson | As much as the Harper government wants to position itself as "able fiscal managers," it is not delivering an economy that offers secure employment.
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Erin Wunker | The conversation on the plight of contract academic faculty at Canadian universities is building strength and momentum. It's time to move to solutions. The conclusion of a powerful two-part series.
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Rick Salutin | The strikes at U of T and York are a reminder of the crisis in post-secondary education. The solution -- not to the strikes but the larger crisis -- is changing the customer model that has taken over.
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Erin Wunker | National Adjunct Day of Action is February 25. This letter is addressed to everyone served by that day.
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Rick Salutin | In a superbly ill-timed, ill-advised recommendation to young, unemployed Canadians, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz has told them to "Get some real-life experience even if it's for free."
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Lynne Fernandez, Kirsten Bernas | Closing the gap between the minimum wage and the living wage is a win-win strategy that provides income security for Manitoban families while stimulating our economy.
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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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Diana Samu-Visser, Mandy Penney | Two weeks ago, UWO's student paper published an article titled "So you want to date a TA" which perpetuated sexist stereotypes under the guise of "satire." Here's why that excuse just doesn't wash.
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Kaylie Tiessen | Last week Statistics Canada released its monthly job report -- and the numbers show Ontario's labour market remains stuck in a precarious state.