The City Episode September 3, 2013

Labour, Economic Security, and the Struggle at the Bottom

5:00pm - 6:00pm

BC's labour movement then and now, the struggles of low-wage workers, and policies to foster economic security

Professor Marjorie Griffin Cohen (SFU Political Science and Women's Studies) discusses the challenges facing low-wage workers and unions, and policy options to foster greater economic security. Ben Isitt (Victoria City Councillor, labour historian, and legal scholar) talks about the history of BC's labour movement in order to put current challenges into context.

Track Listing:

Sail Away
Synthcake · Molding Through Seasons