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INTRODUCING RANK AND FILE RADIO - PRAIRIES EDITION

Rankandfile.ca is happy to announce the launch of Rank and File Radio – Prairies Edition, a radio weekly program created and hosted by Emily Leedham in Winnipeg. The show covers labour news from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta.

Rank and File Radio – Prairie Edition airs each Sunday, 4-4:30pm CST on Winnipeg’s CKUW 95.9FM and is available online for free at Soundcloud.

This show is produced on Treaty 1 territory, original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.

In this very first episode, Emily speaks with with Greg Taylor, Human Rights Officer on Indigenous issues for CUPE, about the complex relationship between Indigenous and labour movements. Read more!


BUILDING A DIFFERENT NARRATIVE AROUND NAFTA

By Gerard Di Trolio

On the surface, it’s great that there has been a debate over the future of NAFTA in the pages of Canadian newspapers.

But once you scratch the surface, it is clear that the media and the pro-NAFTA voices in it, completely ignore progressive critiques of NAFTA. Read more!


ALBERTA ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS INCENTIVIZE WAGE THEFT

By Bob Barnetson

Two weeks back, Alberta announced that it would be sending letters to employers alleged to have stolen workers’ wages. These letters will be sent after a worker files an Employment Standards complaint but before the government investigates. Read more!


HOW WEST VIRGINIA ACTIVISTS ORGANIZED A SOLIDARITY FUND FOR THE UPRISING
By Chris Brooks

Strikes are won by workers—often with a little help from their friends.

During their two-week strike, West Virginia’s salaried classroom teachers still got paid, because superintendents closed schools. The days missed were treated like snow days to be made up later. Read more!

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