Ryan Hayes is a researcher and cultural worker based in Toronto, where he is a board member with the Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts.

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    New traditions

    As precarious work becomes the norm, labour activists need to combine the best of our traditions with new approaches that respond to the changing realities of work. To do that, we look to the history of community unionism, worker centres, and whole worker organizing.

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    It’s time to talk about police in our unions

    Toward an abolitionist approach to decent work for all

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    Collective action is essential

    From socially-distanced protests to virtual union drives, five vital signs of worker organizing during COVID-19