This article was originally published on Rankandfile.ca There is a Seinfeld episode where George Costanza develops an obsessive empathy for a security guard who is forced to stand at work at his fiancé’s uncle’s clothing store. “Why does he have to stand on his feet for eight hours a day when he could easily be… Continue reading On your feet! A standing problem in the workplace
The wretched tales of the fast-food workers at University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus & their continuing struggle for fair compensation and dignity This article also appeared on Rank&File.ca “This is unbelievable that it’s happening in Canada, right? It’s okay [easier to accept] if it happens in my country. But in Canada? I cannot believe this.”… Continue reading U of T cafeteria workers’ quest for justice
Cafeteria workers at UTSC achieved their demand for a $15 minimum wage after spending nearly two months on the picket line.
Toxic cigarette butts are among the most commonly littered items in Toronto. Is the city adequately addressing the problem?
#DeleteUber may be well-intentioned but it appears to be a myopic movement that ignores the fundamental problems of the gig economy.