By reflecting on the violent origins of the Canadian sugar industry, we can bring wider attention to the exploitation underpinning the history of Canadian cuisine.
U.K. health worker protests echo issues in Canada. They are also a harbinger of future labour disputes and systemic collapse if austerity, underinvestment and neglect of health workers continue.
Labour unrest at universities is a matter of public interest. That’s why support for local, independent media outlets to provide in-depth coverage of university strikes is so important.
Manufacturing firms exposed to increased Chinese competition employed fewer female production workers than men.
Countries that lean towards democracy are less likely to welcome Chinese labourers.
For immigrants to be a panacea for our demographic and economic challenges, they must be able to find skills-appropriate employment and settle into communities.
Women described feeling dehumanised, powerless and violated. Some experienced psychological and emotional abuse, while others were threatened and yelled at.
With everyone from rail workers to civil servants going on strike over the winter, it’s hard to see this ending well.
Labour’s share of national income has declined since the 1970s, but there is no sense of any permanent trend.
Labour and Conservatives share a desire to wean the UK off a dependency on migrant labour.
There is no good legal or moral argument for denying prisoners their rights as workers. Canada must overhaul how it deals with prison labour.
Swingeing cuts especially to infrastructure spending after 2025 give Labour some choices to make.
Frustration about unsettled bargaining that predates the pandemic could get channelled into pronounced resistance from educational workers during the coming months.
Through the Scarborough Charter, many Canadian universities committed to fostering alternative ways of knowing. But more must be done to realize that commitment.
Lawmakers and courts in Ghana must strengthen protections for drivers of ride hailing companies
Canada is facing a critical shortage of skilled tradespeople, only doomed to get worse with retirement rates. Our only hope is to attract more workers before it’s too late.
Seahorse fathers use different muscles and hormones to give birth than female animals.
In the Copperbelt the category of ‘expatriate’ recreated a dual wage structure that still persists.
The impacts of COVID-19 must be incorporated into women, peace and security planning in order to improve the lives of women and girls in postwar countries like Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Economists discuss current political proposals designed to tackle the cost of living crisis.