Introducing - RadioLabour Canada on rabble.ca

All of our listeners and readers know about rabble.ca’s commitment to labour news. “For a long time, I’ve been looking for a way to do Canadian labour news in podcast form on a regular basis, so I am very excited and happy to begin this partnership between Canadian produced RadioLabour and rabble podcasts. Thanks to RadioLabour’s Marc Belanger for making this happen” – Victoria Fenner, executive producer of rabble podcasts.

On today’s show, RadioLabour Canada’s Country Report for the week January 7-11, 2019

  • How building a care economy can help workers and the environment. The Canadian Labour Congress’s campaign for care workers.
  • The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario is fighting back against the implementation of a 21 year old sex-ed curriculum that doesn’t mention same-sex relationships, consent, and gender identity.
  • Amazon is ignoring workers rights, allowing dangerous conditions in its warehouses and, because of its size, poised to monopolize even more markets. UNI Global Union says it’s time to break up the company.
  • The LabourStart Report about union events around the country.
  • And singing: A Woman’s Place Is In Her Union – Performed by Union Nation – a musical group formed by International Association of Machinists. Used with Permission. 

About RadioLabour:

RadioLabour is the international labour movement’s radio service. It was established nine years ago to report on union issues and events with an emphasis on developing countries. It is now producing country-specific programmes starting with Canada. Its primary reporters are members of The Canadian Freelance Union, a community chapter of UNIFOR. Its host is Marc Bélanger, a former head of the labour education programme of the International Labour Organization in Turin Italy. RadioLabour’s reporters are accredited by the International Federation of Journalists.

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