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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 […]

Work and Labour Studies Student Association (WLSSA) General Meeting 04 November 2019

Work and Labour Studies Student Association (WLSSA) General Meeting 04 November 2019

Work and Labour Studies Students are invited to come out to form this year's Work and Labour Studies Student Association (WLSSA). We will be meeting on Monday, November 4 at 13:00 in North Ross 829. The meeting will run for approximately 30-45 mins. The purpose of the meeting is to elect students to serve on […]