Triggered by the FOIPOP data breach debacle, here are some thoughts on the IT outsourcing arrangement between government and Unisys. It’s not the kind of thing you can easily walk away from.
Poverty activist Kendall Worth interviews Kelly, who earns just a bit above minimum wage, about her fears and hopes, and how she makes ends meet.
We talk with Jackie Swaine of the SEIU and Danny Cavanagh, president of the NSFL, who together are calling for legislation with teeth to protect workers against wage theft and contract flipping.
A story about the wild west that is the shipping industry. ITF inspector Karl Risser about his recent encounter with a young Ukrainian sailor working for peanuts and the promise of a better future, maybe.
In this article originally published in RankandFile.ca on April 4 Jason Edwards explains what legislated measures would protect workers like the Founders Square cleaners against contract flipping and resulting job loss and loss of union representation. This morning I met with NSFL president Danny Cavanagh and SEIU Local 2 president Jackie Swaine who are lobbying the government to enact similar legislation, we will have a story on that later.
Another rally at Founders Square this morning. Armour Group may have assumed those noisy happenings would stop by now, but supporters of the fired Black workers aren’t going away. For this reporting job I was joined by my son Simon, an excellent photographer.
News release: Join us as #WeRise to end poverty, precariousness, and prejudice in the janitorial industry. Let’s show that Halifax is united for workers rights and for an end to racial discrimination in all its forms.
Nothing earth shattering. Just a very nice video. Check it out, it’s weekend, you’re allowed to waste five minutes.
News release by SEIU Local 2: The Smiling Goat Baristas are still owed thousands of dollars. The owner, Kit Singh, is ignoring phone calls and emails from his current and former employees. Many former workers don’t know where to turn or how to hold Kit accountable.
Folks deeply unhappy about the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission rallied in front of its office on Spring Garden Road this morning.