Former employees blow the whistle on workplace sexism and non-compliance By Lisa Cameron on behalf of the Halifax Workers’ Action Centre Recently, Cyclesmith’s tires have been pumped. Celebrated for its living wage policy, the Halifax-based bicycle shop has garnered positive media attention and was named Business of the Year by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce. Continue readingTime for Cyclesmith to shift gears
Rankandfile.ca readers have voted! Earning his place alongside Galen Weston Jr. is Michael Medline, the CEO of the Empire Company which owns the Sobeys grocery stores. And in his third attempt at Scumbag of the Year, Saskatchewan’s Premier Scott Moe finally won, overcoming an early and substantial lead from Sylvia Jones, Ontario’s Minister of Health. Continue reading2022 Scumbags of the Year
Once again, Rankandfile.ca readers have produced a disgusting shortlist for Scumbag of the Year. We’ve narrowed the field down to 8 candidates. There are 4 public sector and 4 private sector scumbags. As usual, past Scumbags of the Year have been excluded from the competition. That means Galen Weston Jr., and Doug Ford aren’t on the Continue readingVote for 2022’s Scumbag of the Year
It’s that time of year again… …to join with co-workers, friends and family and share the ugly truth about the boss class. We continue the Rankandfile.ca tradition – since 2013! – of nominating and voting for Scumbag of the Year! The Awards Private Sector Scumbag of the Year Public Sector Scumbag of the Year Nominations Continue readingNominate 2022’s Scumbag of the Year!
By Doug Nesbitt During the infamous inflation crisis of the 1970s, Pierre Trudeau’s Liberals imposed strict wage controls on workers in late 1975. The federal government created a handpicked corporate-aligned “Anti-Inflation Board” to impose below-inflation wage caps on collective agreements across the private and public sectors. Unions organized a million-strong one-day general strike in October Continue reading1970s Inflation Crisis: When Trudeau hammered workers