2016 Spring

Aug 4, 2016



FEATURE STORIES

WORKING FOR A LIVING
14 HAVING A HAIRY DAY IN YOUR WORLD

I'm selling Megaphone magazine in the Woodward's atrium. My feet are wet, my jacket's kind of soaked, and most of my papers are dry.
By Suzanne Kilroy

ACROSS GENERATIONS
24 BUILD THE MOVEMENT AND MEET THE FUTURE

"People won't act if they don't feel supported. They won't connect or dedicate for the cause if they don't feel someone's behind them," says Laurie Antonin.
Interview by Yolanda McClean

31 IF I HAD MY WAY

If I had my way, equity training would be mandatory for all union leadership, twice a year.
By Winnie Ng

36 OUR SISTERS WERE THERE

Vancouver and District Labour Council president Joey Hartman uncovers the hidden histories of BC's women workers.
By Janet Nicol

42 DOMESTIC ABUSE AND THE WORKPLACE

Supportive family and friends are invaluable. So is structured programming in the workplace to address domestic violence. Beginning with building general awareness, the CLC and unions are working to develop just that.
By Melissa Keith


DEPARTMENTS

6 NOTES

Make Women Count * BLM Tent City * Support Chronicle Herald Workers * Barb Byers Awarded Order of Canada * A Sister's Jubilation * Min Sook Lee & Labour Arts Awards

WEBWORK
11 TWEETS AND TWOBBIES

First a flash flood, then a drought — some of you, way too many of you, are still clustering your tweets. You know who you are.
By Derek Blackadder

PASSING THE TORCH
13 CAROLE PEARSON (1952-2016)

With the passing of West Coast journalist Carole Pearson, the labour movement has lost a great writer who cared deeply for workers and the challenges we face.
By Lorraine Endicott

17 OUR TIMES TALLY

Chance that a refugee or displaced person throughout the world is a woman:
4 in 5.
By Sean Cain

HAVE YOUR SAY
19 GENDER PAY GAPS & BETTER RESEARCH

Better research practices can end the exclusion of millions of women from data that inform policy advocacy.
By Ishani Weera

POETRY
23 By Nashwa Khan

REVIEW
49 CRACKED

Having been a telephone operator herself, Joan M. Roberts has great respect for the women whose story she tells in her book Cracked: How Telephone Operators Took on Canada's Largest Corporation . . . And Won.
Review by Andrea Addario

COMMENTARY
52 SEVEN TIPS FOR FEMINIST MEN

Seed your life with feminist inspiration. Raise feminist sons. Be quiet.
By Stephen Elliott-Buckley

 

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