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How Technology Puts Pressure on BC’s Migrant Farm Workers

‘I am suffering a lot’: Productivity-measuring devices make stressful job conditions even worse, say workers.

By Rachel Sanders, 29 Jun 2017


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From Childcare to Insurance, Coworking Grows to Fill Gaps for Independent Workers

In a fractured world of work, new communities form to meet workers’ needs.

By Rachel Sanders, 22 Jun 2017


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Insecurity or Opportunity? Exploring the Future of Work

Pondering the possibilities and challenges that come with a changing workplace. Part of a Tyee event.

By Rachel Sanders, 15 May 2017


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Wage Theft and Workplace Abuse: Report Shows Need for Employment Standards Overhaul

Where the parties stand on measures to curb employer abuse.

By Rachel Sanders, 8 May 2017


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Every Party Promises Jobs, but What Kind of Jobs?

Quality over quantity, says SFU prof Peter Hall, noting job ‘is a very slippery word.’

By Rachel Sanders, 25 Apr 2017


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Government Has Missed Green Job Opportunity, Says Labour Leader

Smarter approach would bring better jobs, protect environment, says Green Jobs BC.

By Rachel Sanders, 13 Apr 2017


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To Stop Server Sexism, Ban Enforced High Heels but Raise Wages Too, Advocates Say

‘$9.60 an hour is absurd,’ notes Greens’ Weaver.

By Rachel Sanders, 15 Mar 2017


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Sexism off the Menu: Seven Ways to Protect Servers from Abuse

End slavery to tips. Empower bartenders. Put teeth in workplace laws. And more ideas. Last in a series.

By Rachel Sanders, 9 Feb 2017


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Slaps, Gropes and Comments ‘Non-stop’

Forced to be ‘sexy’ at work, servers reveal the toll on body and soul. Second in a series.

By Rachel Sanders, 8 Feb 2017


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Inside BC’s Sexist Restaurant Industry

Steadily slipping ‘server’ minimum wage fuels harassment on job: researcher. Part one of three.

By Rachel Sanders, 7 Feb 2017