This April people on minimum wage will get a 15 cents raise. Let’s party!
Today was the sad anniversary of the Chronicle Herald strike. Newsroom workers and supporters are as determined as ever to get a fair deal. “We are not going to cave in. This is about quality journalism and quality jobs, and if we want that we need to fight for it.”
Forget about meeting clearcutting targets for 2016. A freedom of information request by the provincial NDP caucus suggests clearcutting may well be on the increase.
“To have a roof over your head and to not go hungry are fundamental human rights,” NDP leader Gary Burrill told the Nova Scotia Advocate to explain the party’s proposed amendments to the Human Rights Act. Lawyer Claire McNeil tells us why this would be a very significant change, and one that is long overdue.
October 17 is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and a group of people living in poverty and their friends descended on City Hall. The Mayor was in…
In this guest post economists Mike Bradfield and James Sawler argue that a $15 minmum wage will have negligible inflationary effects. If Premier McNeil really wants a tax policy which directly assists low income Nova Scotians, he should make the provincial tax credits REFUNDABLE.
A bigger and better Local Xpress, the prospects of a very lengthy strike, and the price the NDP pays for their principled boycott.
Over 200 people rallied in support of the striking Chronicle Herald newsroom workers. 105 days on the picket line is 105 days too long.
If only the NDP were in power, these would be the things it would do this Spring, said Gary Burrill at a press conference at Province House this morning.
The latest kerfuffle around the NDP leadership campaign is not going away. On the contrary, the accusations seem to be escalating.