YOU CAN ALWAYS

1 month 2 weeks ago

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET MORE LIVES. All video game players know that. Video game developers can’t. They’re stuck in the real world with just one life and it’s often a killer. So, often that many of them are working to form a union.

Life on the job for developers is a lot like factory work from the industrial era: suffering memory loss or being physically paralyzed from stress, with “The Boss” pushing, pushing, pushing till you feel your soul is pushed into the machine, or the screen.

But developers are beginning to push back with an effort to form a union.

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YOU CAN ALWAYS

1 month 2 weeks ago

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET MORE LIVES. All video game players know that. Video game developers can’t. They’re stuck in the real world with just one life and it’s often a killer. So, often that many of them are working to form a union.

Life on the job for developers is a lot like factory work from the industrial era: suffering memory loss or being physically paralyzed from stress, with “The Boss” pushing, pushing, pushing till you feel your soul is pushed into the machine, or the screen.

But developers are beginning to push back with an effort to form a union.

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YOU CAN ALWAYS

1 month 2 weeks ago

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET MORE LIVES. All video game players know that. Video game developers can’t. They’re stuck in the real world with just one life and it’s often a killer. So, often that many of them are working to form a union.

Life on the job for developers is a lot like factory work from the industrial era: suffering memory loss or being physically paralyzed from stress, with “The Boss” pushing, pushing, pushing till you feel your soul is pushed into the machine, or the screen.

But developers are beginning to push back with an effort to form a union.

CLI

YOU CAN ALWAYS

1 month 2 weeks ago

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET MORE LIVES. All video game players know that. Video game developers can’t. They’re stuck in the real world with just one life and it’s often a killer. So, often that many of them are working to form a union.

Life on the job for developers is a lot like factory work from the industrial era: suffering memory loss or being physically paralyzed from stress, with “The Boss” pushing, pushing, pushing till you feel your soul is pushed into the machine, or the screen.

But developers are beginning to push back with an effort to form a union.

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A $15 MINIMUM

1 month 2 weeks ago

A $15 MINIMUM WAGE IS ALL THE RAGE—KINDA. A new CLI Briefing Note gives a clear snapshot of the different paths three provinces are taking to get there and suggests a $15 minimum wage for all may soon be “an idea whose time has come.”

Alberta will bring in a $15 minimum wage first in October, Ontario in January 2019—unless the new government come June 7 changes things—and B.C. in 2021.

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Fired Saints cheerleader

1 month 2 weeks ago
Fired Saints cheerleader Bailey Davis and her ‘provocative’ photo

ALL BAILEY DAVIS WANTS IS A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD. So does Kristan Davis. They are suing the NFL to get it.

Both women were NFL cheerleaders. Both were fired. Both maintain they were victims of gender discrimination and denied basic worker’s rights due every worker, in every workplace.

Bailey Davis was fired when she dared to dress in a way the New Orleans Saints didn’t like. Kristan Davis was fired for daring to think out loud in a way the Miami Dolphins didn’t like.

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LIKE YOUR TIME

1 month 2 weeks ago
LIKE YOUR TIME OFF? HUG A UNION.

Like your weekend? Thank the union movement.

Like your long weekend. Thank them even more.

Unions in Canada brought us the weekend, paid holidays and overtime.

Without unions we’d still be working seven days a week and forget about breaks.

Hug a union. They’ve worked for it.

 

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150 pilots stood

1 month 2 weeks ago
150 pilots stood shoulder to shoulder in a demonstration of solidarity outside a Westjet shareholders meeting in Calgary May 8

THE WESTJET MYSTIQUE IS GOING DOWN IN FLAMES. Their claim to being a workers’ paradise is dead. Their pilots are ready to strike. Their flight attendants and ticket agents are battling hard with the company to win themselves union representation. None of this fits the Westjet mystique..

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Jainna Patel says

1 month 2 weeks ago
Jainna Patel says her internship with Bell Mobility was no different from an entry-level job, plus overtime, except that she didn’t get a paycheque.

HER DAD TOLD HER THE INTERNSHIP WAS A SCAM. Jainna Patel said it wasn’t. Until the day she filed her complaint against Bell Mobility for scamming her to work for free.

Jainna Patel was an unpaid intern in 2013 in a Bell program that invites 280 post-secondary grads per year to work voluntarily in Bell’s Mississauga, Ont., complex, for three to four months at a time. The experience is supposed to enhance their future careers.

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