The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives produces Policy Notes as a reinforcement and alternative to its longer reports. This recent one from the BC office looks in at a topic well in the precinct of anyone concerned with suburban poverty.
…well, at least a federal minister is talking at us about precariousness, nay he appears to be advocating it.
Finance Minister says Canadians should get used to short-term employment. Calling it ‘job churn,’ Minister Bill Morneau told Niagara Falls crowd to expect a number of career changes in a person’s life
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Hopeful reading over the weekend as precarious workers share with the Toronto Star what they’d do to improve things.
How workers stuck in precarious jobs would make things better. As the Ministry of Labour prepares to release an interim report on the changing workplace, the Star spoke to workers struggling with precarious employment about how to fix a broken system
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Metro deal sets new precedent for fair wages and schedules. In a sector synonymous with precarious work, grocery store workers are celebrating an agreement that will give them more predictable work hours and raises
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Again, with the learning experience thing…
This lawyer’s unpaid internship and the worst generation
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A: Getting ripped off, apparently.
See also: (524) Working at Western
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