Aug 4, 2016
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
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
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
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
23 By Nashwa Khan
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
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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