Why raising the minimum wage doesn’t increase unemployment. The LabourStart Report. And more.

Canadian born David Card won the 2021 Nobel prize for economics for his work on how raising minimum wage doesn’t create job losses. An interview with the economist and Director of the Centre for Future Work, Jim Stanford.

Also in RadioLabour’s Canada Report for the week October 17-22, 2021:

* The LabourStart Report about union events

* And rappin’: ‘Working on a Farm’

Music: Spin El Poeta. UFCW-Canada. Used by permission.

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