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Slaves to Tips: How BC Laws Fuel Sexism on the Job

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Reporter Rachel Sanders interviews many women who face sexual harassment in their jobs serving food and drink, and finds B.C. cuts to server minimum wages and slashed enforcement have made the situation worse.

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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


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High hells, sore feet

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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Restaurant money

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


The Facts Are Piling Up Against the Site C Dam

This is our chance to finally make the right decision.

By Candace Batycki