Many formal sector jobs are increasingly precarious and poorly paid, meaning that formal work is not an avenue to greater social equality for many people.
Internal documents reveal how police and government respond to protests or labour disputes that are framed as threats to national security, and how heavily corporations are involved.
The ongoing labour dispute at the Rainforest Cafe in Niagara Falls, Ont., highlights some dubious efforts by employers to take tips from hospitality workers due to minimum wage increases.
Ottawa has ordered postal workers back on the job, but is it constitutional? We should be circumspect about intervening in the bargaining process and skeptical about claims it’s in the public good.