14 WORKING FOR A LIVING
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.
24 ACROSS GENERATIONS
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.
If I had my way, equity training would be mandatory for all union leadership, twice a year.
OUR SISTERS WERE THERE
Vancouver and District Labour Council president Joey Hartman uncovers the hidden histories of BC’s women workers.
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.
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
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.
13 PASSING THE TORCH
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.
OUR TIMES TALLY
Chance that a refugee or displaced person throughout the world is a woman:
4 in 5.
19 HAVE YOUR SAY
GENDER PAY GAPS & BETTER RESEARCH
Better research practices can end the exclusion of millions of women from data that inform policy advocacy.
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.
SEVEN TIPS FOR FEMINIST MEN
Seed your life with feminist inspiration. Raise feminist sons. Be quiet.