"Gig economy workers are highly vulnerable to exploitation and need representation. Receiving no pay if sick, no protection if injured, and no respect for workers' rights is not acceptable. Foodora workers have chosen to organize and registered to vote to join a union. The Ontario Labour Relations Board should respect the rights of these workers and allow the votes to be counted." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
Show your support for Diab by calling Justice Minister David Lametti on August 1 and 2 and urge him to launch an independent public inquiry into Diab's extradition and to reform Canada's extradition law.
"Canada and the E.U. should continue to support a type of economy which profits more than just the privileged few."
Women across Switzerland are on strike at work and at home today.
The Manitoba Government and General Employees’ Union (MGEU/NUPGE) is holding an information picket/rally in support of members working at Selkirk Laundry.
"These women are part-time employees and have been without a contract since 2011. They are asking for stable part-time hours." — Debbie Bovyer, PEIUPSE President
President of the Korean Government Employees’ Union (KGEU), Kim Jungnam, went on a hunger strike on January 15 in protest of the dismissal of 137 workers, including the KGEU General Secretary and President, for their trade union activities.