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3 May 22
In a new report from the Workers' Action Centre, frontline workers are presenting a plan for action to learn the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure decent work for all. Read more >
27 Apr 22
A new primer from the Justice For Workers campaign explores why the fight for decent work is essential for racial justice. Read more >
6 Apr 22
A new report from the Decent Work and Health Network diagnoses what's gone wrong in Canada's COVID-19 planning and response, and what decent work policies need to be legislated to ensure a healthy recovery for all. Read more >
19 Nov 21
Stephanie Nolen's 2020-2021 Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy, What COVID Reveals, is now available to download. Read more >
27 Apr 21
On May 1, the Fight for $15 and Fairness and the Workers' Action Centre are holding a rally to call for paid sick days, decent wages, safe working conditions, and good stable jobs for all. Read more >
18 Feb 21
Hundreds of thousands of workers are facing losing their income with the Canada Recovery Benefits and EI running out soon. Community and labour organizations are coming together to call for an extension, and get started on permanent reforms. Read more >
23 Nov 20
Sonia Aviles, an organizer with the Migrant Workers Alliance for Change, has been named one of Chatelaine's 2020 Women of the Year. Read more >
29 Oct 20
A new report from migrant care workers documents their experiences of wage theft, entrapment, layoffs, and evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic and their calls for change. Read more >
23 Oct 20
International students have been excluded from emergency income supports, while facing higher tuition and expiring work permits - find out how they're organizing for their rights. Read more >
5 Jun 20
The Migrant Workers Alliance for Change released a report of over a thousand complaints from migrant workers and their organizations that were unheeded by federal and provincial authorities and consulates in advance of the recent COVID-19 outbreaks. Read more >
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