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Fight for $15 & fairness on the Brantford campus

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2) By Eddie Sauvé, MA Candidate, Social Justice and Community Engagement. This term, students at Laurier-Brantford have begun a campaign for the Fight for $15 & Fairness. Provincially the movement is … Continue reading

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February 14th 2017 marks Ontario’s The Fight for $15 & Fairness Coordinated Campus Day of Action Campaign

In the face of increasingly precarious and low wage job growth, fully two thirds of Canadians have registered their approval for a $15 an hour national minimum wage (Two Thirds Approval for $15 National Minimum Wage). In support of this, … Continue reading

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Outsourcing custodial jobs is at odds with Laurier’s mission and reputation

A letter to Dr. Blouw from Dr. Don Wells, McMaster University Laurier’s custodial staff is fighting to protect their jobs and their futures. Dr. Don Wells, a labour studies scholar at McMaster University, recently wrote Dr. Blouw urging him to … Continue reading

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