The problems of temp/part-time/precarious work isn’t just a problem in the U.S. our Canadian sisters and brothers are fighting the same fight. The article below highlights how Government run Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) used temp and part time workers and while the workers struggle with low wages, the LCBO rakes in huge profits (sound familiar?)
“The demolition by employers of the standard full-time permanent job is the biggest labour market story of the last generation, yet it has largely been ignored by legislators,” said OPSEU president Warren (Smokey) Thomas. “This website will be a rallying point for people who are concerned about part-time, temporary, unstable work and want to do something about it.”
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Visit the website for Part Time Action.