Nov 30, 2016
14 KILL A WORKER, GO TO JAIL
Migrant workers and the Westray Bill: the scaffolding deaths revisited.
By Haseena Manek
22 THE PRICE OF SUGAR
After working for seven years in the fields of Chichigalpa, Nicaragua, Roberto Valdivia developed a disease that is killing tens of thousands of sugarcane workers there.
By Janet Nicol
30 I CAN'T WORK IF I CAN'T BREATHE
As the Black Lives Matter movement rises, Canada's labour movement needs to get on board. Here's why.
By Mark Brown
Photography by Cyril J. Cromwell
Pride at Work * Remembering Carole Pearson * BC Health Care Workers Win * Austerity vs. Just Transition First Nations Water Workers * Bully-free Workplaces Fight for 15 While Singing
8 QUIDI VIDI & VIRTUAL ORGANIZING
When a meeting costs a worker more time than it takes them to commute from one Tuesday job to another, we need to think virtual.
By Derek Blackadder
10 OUR TIMES TALLY
Chance that a death in a Canadian workplace results from a disease caused by exposure to asbestos: 1 in 3
By Sean Cain
11 Healthy Planet, Healthy Workers
Here's how the labour movement can lead the fight against both unemployment and catastrophic climate change.
By James Hutt
13 THERE'S JUST ONE WINNIE
When I got the email inviting me to a retirement party for Winnie Ng, I couldn't believe it.
By Jorge Garcia-Orgales
HAVE YOUR SAY
41 CANE AND ABLE
My cane transforms people. They feel obliged to explain incredibly obvious things to me, and they often speak slowly and loudly, in very simple sentences.
By Marion Pollack
HAVE YOUR SAY
43 FUTURE DISCONTINUED
No other generation in Canadian history has experienced so much underemployment.
By Elia Rasky and Adam Rasky
By Ruth Latta
48 GOODWIN'S WAY
Filmmaker Neil Vokey meets the residents of Cumberland, BC, and finds their passion echoes that of legendary union organizer, Ginger Goodwin.
Review by Lorene Oikawa
Trumbo validates the courageous struggles of a voice almost silenced by McCarthyism in the 1940s and '50s.
Review by Rachel E. Beattie
52 JOKERS TO THE RIGHT
With the right wing becoming increasingly clownish, it's time we learned more lessons from, ahem, Archie Bunker.
By Stephen Elliott-Buckley
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