Sep 21, 2013

Korean workers face unhealthy and dangerous workplaces

Asia Pacific Currents
Interview with Dr. Jeong ok Kong, representative of Supporters for the Health And Rights of People in the Semiconductor industry (SHARPS) and the Korean Institute of Labour Safety and Health (KILSH).
Sep 3, 2013
Photo: Dave McLean/flickr

EI: Self-insurance or three-card Monte?

Erin Weir
Monte Solberg, the former Conservative cabinet minister responsible for Employment Insurance, proposed to eliminate the program in a recent Sun Media column.
May 18, 2013

Hong Kong dock workers win: Analysis of the dispute

Asia Pacific Currents
Interview with Au Loong Yu, editor of the China Labour Net website, who provided an analysis of the outcome of the Hong Kong dockworkers' strike and the broader political context.
Apr 24, 2013
Photo: Albert Lynn/Flickr

Fact-busting HRSDC's 'just the facts' on EI changes

Angella MacEwen
Attempts by the Harper government to set the record straight over changes to EI simply gloss over many valid concerns that have been expressed by critics. I share a couple of EI Change Fact-Busters.
Mar 1, 2013

General Strike a success in India

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour updates and an interview with Vasudevan I, General Secretary of the New Trade Union Initiative on the General Strike in India on February 20 and 21.
Feb 27, 2013

Boost the minimum wage, boost the economy

Armine Yalnizyan
President Obama put the idea of raising the minimum wage on the radar in the U.S. It deserves to be on the radar in Canada too. That's because low-wage work is on the rise.


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