All posts in Labour

September 10, 2017, by Jordan House

At the end of August, The Financial Post published an article overviewing a court challenge by federal prisoners seeking to reverse cuts to their wages. The article questions the efficacy of CORCAN, […]

Workers go directly to jail while boss passes go and collects your $200 [audio]

September 7, 2017, by From the Margins

This show by From the Margins talks about how Canadian criminal law reinforces exploitation of workers, using the example of workplace theft. Workers ...

Homeless want to work [Video]

August 10, 2017, by Norm Skelton

The stereotype of the homeless lacking ambition has been examined and found to be lacking, the National Alliance to End Homelessness found that the ho ...

Workers protest Phoenix payroll system

June 30, 2017, by Brian Beaton

Public Service Alliance Canada (PSAC) members from across all the Atlantic provinces were in Saint John, New Brunswick over this past weekend (June 23 ...

  • Lives lived: Saint John’s working-class heroes
    June 20, 2017, by David Frank

    Almost all of them were born before the end of the First World War, several as early as the 1870s and 1880s. Their formal education was limited, and they entered […]

  • Fredericton activists: “I can’t keep quiet”
    May 15, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Twenty local enthusiasts recently joined voices in solidarity against oppression, corruption and patriarchy. Closing out a 10-day festival with flair, singer-songwriter Moon Joyce hosted an evening of song on May […]