by David Bush and Doug Nesbitt The NDP victory in Alberta presents a real opportunity for the labour movement and wider working class to make substantial gains. The defeat of the 44-year Tory dynasty gives energy to those fighting for social justice inside and outside the province. However, the election of a majority NDP Continue readingAlberta: NDP wins…now let’s organize!
Fight for 15
R&F.ca has launched its Spring fundraising drive. Our goal is to raise $6,660 by May 1, 2015. Click here to find out how you can donate. This year RankandFile.ca has published a number of stories about the burgeoning Fight for 15 movement in Canada. The campaign has spread to three provinces, while the movement in Continue readingThe Fight for 15: A Reader
R&F.ca has launched its Spring fundraising drive. Our goal is to raise $6,660 by May 1, 2015. Click here to find out how you can donate. By Pam Frache Ontario’s Campaign to Raise the Minimum Wage and the Fight for $15 movement in the United States have renewed the struggle for decent work by raising Continue readingBuilding working class solidarity: The fight for $15
R&F.ca has launched its Spring fundraising drive. Our goal is to raise $6,660 by May 1, 2015. Click here to find out how you can donate. By Shay Enxuga On April 1, minimum wage workers in Nova Scotia got a raise. But unfortunately for Omar Joof, and thousands of other workers, the meagre 20 cent increase Continue readingWorkers in Nova Scotia Fight to Raise the Minimum Wage
By fighting to raise the minimum wage labour is aiming to reconnect with its roots. By Crystal Warner A recent study by Oxfam predicts that by 2016, the 80 richest people in the world will hold as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion people. In an effort to address income inequality, the British Columbia Continue readingBC’s Fight for 15: Broadening the tent of labour
By Tara Ehrcke Dozens of activists hit the streets in Victoria on January 15th in the new Fight for Fifteen campaign, endorsed by the BC Federation of Labour. Organizers across British Columbia are planning events for the 15th of every month until we see the provincial minimum wage increased to $15/hr: 15 in 2015.BC Continue readingBC takes up the minimum wage fight