The Ontario Labour Relations Board has ruled that couriers working for the food delivery company Foodora are dependent contractors and can therefore form a union. The couriers are being helped by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. The ruling could help many other gig workers unionize.
Also in RadioLabour's Canada Report February 24-28, 2020:
- Uber limousine workers want to join the UFCW
- The LabourStart Report about union events
- And singing: "Hold the Line"
Image: Tiia Monto/Wikimedia
Music: Sean McGaughey. ETFO member from Midland Ontario, performing a song he wrote on the picket line. Used by permission
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