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Low pay driving career changes among women workers

Bumpy Ride #7: Women workers are changing industries—and they're looking for better pay

The crisis in the care economy shows no sign of letting up

Bumpy Ride #6: Workers in the care economy have been battered over the past two years, and that crisis shows no signs of slowing.

Feminist Leadership makes all the difference in CUPE strike

The labour movement is a women’s movement. Bringing a feminist perspective to labour makes it stronger.

The clear-cut case against ISDS with Indonesia

Forestry-related firms made regular use of NAFTA’s controversial but expiring investor-state dispute settlement process. Why is Canada opening the door to ISDS claims from Indonesian forestry giants?

Women’s earnings lag behind high rates of inflation

Bumpy Ride #5: Women's salaries are failing to keep up with inflation—a look at the latest numbers

Pourquoi les licences obligatoires seraient-elles insuffisantes dans l’avenir ?

Manifestement, la mise en pratique des licences obligatoires est loin d’être une panacée.

The pandemic has accelerated the exit of older workers

Bumpy Ride #4: A new trend is emerging—women workers taking early retirement, especially in pandemic-affected industries.

School bargaining: Down at Queen’s Park, $100 million is pocket change

The province spends much more money on things that aren’t priorities. Supporting education workers should be high on the priority list.

Low-wage workers are most exposed to spiralling costs

Bumpy Ride #3: Fall 2022 labour force data shows that pandemic-vulnerable sectors still have not recovered from COVID-19.

A tale of two pandemics: the rich and the rest of us

On the whole, Canada’s richest one per cent got a decent raise in the first year of the pandemic; the bottom 50 per cent? Not so much.

The racialized employment gap is narrowing but barriers persist

Bumpy Ride #2: Looking at the racialized employment gap among women workers in the Fall 2022 labour force data

Queen's Park is richer than it admits

The Ontario government is underestimating 2022-23 revenues by a whopping $10 billion. Rather than recording a predicted deficit, the province is on track to be in surplus territory by the spring.

Women’s employment rate trending below spring highs

Bumpy Ride #1: Labour market data from Fall 2022 shows an uneven recovery for women workers.

Ottawa is flush with cash but signals caution as recession looms

The federal government just released its latest fiscal update. CCPA senior economist David Macdonald has the details.

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