Trans Rights Are Human Rights Are Workers’ Rights – Jessie Nelson’s Victory / by Haseena Manek

Our Times: Canada’s Independent Labour Magazine on July 20, 2022 In 2019, Jessie Nelson was fired from their job as a server in a restaurant on BC’s sunshine coast. Two years later, in September 2021, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal (BCHRT) ordered their employer to pay Nelson $30,000 in damages for injury to dignity.Continue reading “Trans Rights Are Human Rights Are Workers’ Rights – Jessie Nelson’s Victory / by Haseena Manek”

“Fight poverty, not the poor!”: Thousands rally in Washington DC / by Tanupriya Singh

Photo: AP Labor unions, civil society and religious groups joined the Poor People’s Campaign on June 18 to demand justice and redressal for the 140 million people in the US facing poverty and growing insecurity The Poor People’s Campaign organized a massive rally in Washington DC on June 18. Photo: Rev. Dr. William J. BarberContinue reading ““Fight poverty, not the poor!”: Thousands rally in Washington DC / by Tanupriya Singh”