Tag Archives: labour movement

Radio — Demanding justice for Black cleaning workers in Halifax

Taylor MacLean is a cleaning worker who lives in Halifax. Darius Mirshahi is an organizer with SEIU Local 2 in the same city, in particular with their Justice for Janitors campaign. Scott Neigh interviews them about anti-Black racism in the … Continue reading

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Radio — Nurses standing up for patient care

Sandi Mowat has been a registered nurse for thirty-five years, and she is the president of the Manitoba Nurses Union (MNU). The current government in the province is committed to transforming the delivery of healthcare, but the experiences of MNU … Continue reading

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Radio — Defending minimum wage victories from big business backlash

Pam Frache is the Ontario coordinator of the Fight for $15 and Fairness campaign. They won major victories around minimum wage increases and reforms to labour law in 2017. And this year, with a provincial election looming, they are facing … Continue reading

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Radio — Celebrating films about the experiences and struggles of workers

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Navjeet Sidhu and Scott MacDonald. They are board members of the Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF), an event that brings films about work, workers, and working-class struggle to … Continue reading

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Radio — Injured workers fighting for healthcare, benefits, and dignity

On this week’s epoisode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Sang-Hun Mun and Hannah Alexander. They are members of Injured Workers Action for Justice, a group of injured workers who are pushing to change the workers’ compensation system in … Continue reading

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Radio — A new rank-and-file network inside Canada’s largest private sector union

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Cory Weir and Mike Mutimer. They are rank-and-file auto workers in Oshawa, Ontario, and they are among the founding members of the Unifor Solidarity Network, a new network … Continue reading

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Radio — Building solidarity between teachers and parents

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Drew Moore and Tina Roberts-Jeffers. Moore is a teacher in Nova Scotia. Roberts-Jeffers is a mother of three small children. They … Continue reading

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