Issues Pages: Labour

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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | The BCGEU used its shareholder power to tell Thomson Reuters to stop using its software to help ICE in the United States. And more labour news.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | The Canadian Labour Congress has elected a new leadership team with Bea Bruske as president and Lily Chang as secretary-treasurer. Plus more labour news
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | The national convention of the Canadian Labour Congress will elect a new team of officers. An interview with presidential candidate Beatrice Bruske. And more labour news
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | CUPE is trying to get a member released from a Turkish jail. Teachers want climate change built into school curricula. And more.
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Victoria Fenner, Resh Budhu | In episode two, anti-poverty activist John Clarke and union leader Paul Meinema talk about how capitalism has converged with COVID to make things worse for all except the wealthy.
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Duncan Cameron | Will the U.S. movement to full employment provoke an adoption of full employment by the Canadian government? Past experience suggests it is not that simple.
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Penney Kome | Universal basic income needs safeguards or the result will be more gig work and much less security for workers.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | WestJet airport agents in Calgary and Vancouver joined Unifor by signing union cards. Plus more labour news.
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Karl Nerenberg | For gig workers, the federal government recognizes the need to act, at some time in the future. But when will that happen?
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Cathy Crowe | The problems within nursing preceded the pandemic and call for a radical shake-up of the profession.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Country music used to be about the experiences of working people. Has it now become a tool for the right wing? Plus more labour news.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Ken Neumann, the United Steelworkers' national director, is retiring. He talks with RadioLabour about his career and the future of the labour movement.