Seventeen years ago Ontario teachers stood up against Mike Harris's education cuts. Now they're fighting back against another attack on education. A one-day warning strike by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation says they're going to take on Premier Doug Ford and support quality education for the students.
Also in RadioLabour's Canada Report December 6 to 13, 2019:
- 400 professors, lab assistants and librarians at the University of Northern British Columbia are bargaining for fair wages and decent jobs for Indigenous people. Some are using picket signs. Some are using poetry.
- The LabourStart Report about union events
- And singing: "The Picket Line Song"
Image: OSSTF. Used by permission.
Music: Evan Greer. Used by permission.
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