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WKLS Prof. Carlo Fanelli quoted in The Toronto Star about essential worker wages and unionized labour clout

WKLS Prof. Carlo Fanelli quoted in The Toronto Star about essential worker wages and unionized labour clout

"...affordable housing is only one end of the equation, says Carlo Fanelli, co-ordinator of York University’s work and labour studies program. What you also need is higher wages. And one way to do this is to raise the minimum wage, Fanelli says." Read more in The Toronto Star (subscribers only) or the same article in […]

WKLS Prof. Carlo Fanelli talks with yFile about his new book "Rising Up: The Fight for Living Wage Work in Canada"

WKLS Prof. Carlo Fanelli talks with yFile about his new book "Rising Up: The Fight for Living Wage Work in Canada"

York professor's book will challenge low-wage work and explain the significance of living wages Understanding the differences between minimum wages and living wages has become more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, which highlighted the reality that millions of “essential workers” were not able to put a halt to their services, even during a […]

WKLS Prof. Carlo Fanelli talks with yFile about his new book "Rising Up: The Fight for Living Wage Work in Canada"

WKLS Prof. Carlo Fanelli talks with yFile about his new book "Rising Up: The Fight for Living Wage Work in Canada"

York professor's book will challenge low-wage work and explain the significance of living wages Understanding the differences between minimum wages and living wages has become more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, which highlighted the reality that millions of “essential workers” were not able to put a halt to their services, even during a […]

Prof. Carlo Fanelli: Lower Wages, Less Job Security: More Than 2 Million Canadians Worked in Temporary Jobs Last Year (Press Progress)

Prof. Carlo Fanelli: Lower Wages, Less Job Security: More Than 2 Million Canadians Worked in Temporary Jobs Last Year (Press Progress)

‘This inequality is not accidental’: Canadian workers stuck in temporary jobs earn $6 per hour less than permanent workers. More than one-in-eight Canadian employees worked a temporary job in 2018, earning on average $6 per hour less than those working permanent jobs. According to a report by Statistics Canada, published Tuesday, the percentage of Canadian workers […]

Prof. Carlo Fanelli: The Ford government’s punishing first budget aligns with the global trend of authoritarian right-wing populism. It’s more like ‘permanent austerity.’ (Policy Options)

Prof. Carlo Fanelli: The Ford government’s punishing first budget aligns with the global trend of authoritarian right-wing populism. It’s more like ‘permanent austerity.’ (Policy Options)

So much for ‘austerity-light’ in Ontario - The Ford government’s punishing first budget aligns with the global trend of authoritarian right-wing populism. It’s more like ‘permanent austerity.’ One eminent conservative scholar of public budgeting characterized annual budgets as a record of “victories, defeats, bargains and compromises.” Ontario’s 2019 Budget, the first of the new Conservative government of […]