RadioLabour

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RadioLabour, the long running Canadian-based international labour news program, partners with rabble to produce a weekly Canadian edition. The program is available every Friday afternoon.

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Podcast
Feb 19, 2021
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Tax the rich

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The top 1 per cent of wealthy people in Canada own about 25 per cent of all the wealth in the country. Unions and the Broadbent Institute are calling for Canada's wealthy to pay their fair share.
Podcast
Feb 12, 2021
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Fighting wage controls in Ontario

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Ontario's unions say Bill 124, which restricts wage increases and benefit improvements in the public sector, violates bargaining rights enshrined in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Podcast
Jan 29, 2021
Writers Guild of America picket line. Image credit: John Edwards/Wikimedia Commons

Re-unionizing America

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Joe Biden is planning to implement the Protect the Right to Organize Act, which will allow access to unionization for hundreds of thousands of U.S. workers plus weaken so-called "right to work" laws.
Podcast
Jan 22, 2021
Image credit: UFCW Local 401. Used with permission.

Why hundreds were infected at the Cargill meat plant

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An interview with UFCW Local 401 communications officer Michael Hughes about the COVID-19 outbreak at the Cargill plant in Alberta where hundreds were infected and two workers died.
Podcast
Dec 11, 2020
Image: UN photo - Former U.S. first lady Eleanor Roosevelt with UDHR. Used by permission.

Union rights are human rights

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RadioLabour's Canada Report: Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. How to confront the far right. And more.
Podcast
Nov 20, 2020
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New ways to fight grocery corporations needed

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RadioLabour's Canada Report: Dominion workers won more full-time jobs, but new bargaining strategies needed. The pandemic's effect on women teachers. And more.
Podcast
Nov 13, 2020
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What African unions want from Biden

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RadioLabour's Canada Report: South Africa's COSATU wants a workers first agenda. Why huge data collection on students threatens privacy. And more.
Podcast
Oct 30, 2020
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Make Air Canada the people's airline again

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RadioLabour's Canada Report: An Air Canada bailout should mean government shares. The Canadian Labour International Film Festival. And more.
Podcast
Jun 19, 2020
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CUPE says white privilege must be confronted

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RadioLabour's Canada Report: CUPE president Mark Hancock tells his 700,000 members that Black lives matter, and white privilege must be acknowledged and confronted.

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