In the third episode of our podcast, host Rhiannon speaks to Katia Roscov, an early childhood educator, about reproductive labor, such as housework and child care. They note that sometimes it is paid and sometimes unpaid, but it always reflects a gender dynamic in society.
In April 1999, 8,000 nurses in Saskatchewan engaged in a ten-day illegal strike. Marianne Garneau interviewed the president of the union and chair of the bargaining committee at the time, about how the strike was built, and whether they could see such a thing happening today.
After a six-month strike that saw workers walking picket lines in extremely cold temperatures, UFCW Local 1400 has reached an agreement with the Saskatoon Co-op. The deal includes the introduction of a two-tier wage system whereby new hires will start at a different pay scale.
Marianne Garneau spoke to workers in over a dozen grocery cooperatives across the U.S. and Canada to produce this report on coops’ exploitation of workers and history of union-busting.
The LaborWave podcast interviewed Marianne Garneau about the women’s strike and her review of Feminism for the 99%. Listen here. I do not think that power is developed by calling people out into the streets, because that is not a location where we have power.
CallUs (not the real business name) is a call center in the Midwest with roughly 750 employees. We spoke to three workers who have been part of an organizing effort there at various times. PART 1: INTERVIEW WITH ADAM AND TANYA (2012-2016) Tell me about
Gaby recounts the story of an organizing campaign at a café in Montréal, where baristas successfully negotiated a raise and benefits. Workers initially avoided identifying as a union, and framed themselves as trying to improve how the café was run, but eventually found they had