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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Five unions in Ontario are demanding that teachers and other education workers be vaccinated immediately. Plus more labour news.
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Rick Salutin | Let's be clear on what refusing to protect essential workers with sick pay essentially means in the Ford lexicon: it means refusing to protect workers, period, with sick pay or anything else.
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Armine Yalnizyan | The care economy could power a better life, not just a bigger economy, if we address issues revealed by the pandemic.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Garment workers in Bangladesh earn $6 a day doing unsafe jobs. And Canadian companies are at fault. The United Steelworkers are trying to help. Plus more labour news.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Immigrant women at Canada Goose plants in Winnipeg are trying to unionize. RadioLabour speaks with Jo Ann Pinera of the Workers United Canada Council.
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Chelsea Nash | Karen Messing's new book is an intervention into the sex- and gender-based challenges of work.
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Karl Nerenberg | Jeremy Corbyn spoke with hundreds of Canadians this past weekend, in an online event organized to raise funds for Progressive International.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Women working in Bolivian mines are subject to violence and sexual harassment while being paid almost nothing. Canada's United Steelworkers are helping.
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Chelsea Nash | Uber has invested hundreds of millions into avoiding the reclassification of its workers as "employees" worldwide.
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Jim Stanford | Uber Canada is promoting its Flexible Work+ proposal as a social justice campaign. But most of the changes that Uber says are needed to make gig work fairer could be implemented by Uber tomorrow.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | The Ontario government is planning to release a new budget on March 24. Labour says it needs to include adequate sick days, a decent minimum wage, safety for workers and more.
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Maya Bhullar | This year, during a pandemic, let's make International Women's Day 2021 really matter.