Worker Solidarity

We support workers that are owed wages, tips, or respect from their employer. Join us in organizing public pressure and direct action campaigns against bosses that exploit.

$15 & Change

Join us in the call for a $15 minimum wage; protection from unfair dismissals, harassment, and discrimination; paid sick days; advanced schedules; and an end to on-call shifts.

Worker’s Wednesday

On the second Wednesday of every month we host our favourite social event with free dinner and admission! Invite your coworkers; meet new people.

March 1, 2017 in Worker Resources

Your Rights as a Worker in BC

Your Rights as a Worker in B.C. Are you, or someone you know, being exploited by an employer? Have you been fired, suspended, or let go? In many instances, employers don’t understand or abide by the minimal protections that are owed to workers in BC. Employers in BC are required (at minimum) to respect a very basic level of rights and to adhere to certain laws. Most of these are…

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March 1, 2017 in Worker Resources

Want to Unionise Your Workplace?

Want to Unionise Your Workplace? Had enough of your boss pushing you and your coworkers around? Feel like you should be treated with dignity and respect, but instead you’re getting on-call shifts or shorted on your pay cheque? Tired of being harrassed by customers and told to put up with it? One of the best ways to make longlasting and secure changes to your workplace is to unionise your place…

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Problems at work?

Are you owed wages or tips? Have you been fired without cause? Feeling exploited? We can help!

We are a network of workers and labour activists that fight for workplace justice, increased wages, and better conditions for retail and hospitality workers. We help you get what you’re owed from your boss.

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$15 & Change

Retail and hospitality workers deserve better. Employment standards in BC are a shame, and we’re fighting to raise the standards.

Wages, scheduling, and basic dignities need to be drastically improved. We are pushing to do this on a provincial level. Help us make this change, sign the petiton, and get involved in this campaign.

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Worker’s Wednesday

On the second Wednesday of the month, join your co-workers and labour activists for a night of live entertainment, worker solidarity, cheap drinks, and delicious food.

Enjoy a free community dinner, solidarity action in the community and open mic hangout at the end of the night.

Former Retail Worker At Creations Gallery Wants Justice

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J.S. contacted the Retail Action Network shortly after they were fired from Creations Gallery. After a lengthy Employment Standards complaint process, we are not yet satisfied with the results. It took almost 9...

Intervening to Protect the Right to a Discrimination-Free Workplace

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Workers have a right to a workplace free from harassment and discrimination, regardless of who is behind it. Or so we thought, based on the past twenty years of Canadian...

Gender and Workers’ Rights

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In solidarity with International Women’s Day (IWD), we are hosting Gender and Power in the Workplace on March 8, 2017 from 7.00 to 9.00 PM. Join us for drink specials, a film screening and facilitated discussions.   The history of the workers’ rights movement can be traced back to the 18th century when the industrial revolution created a “working class” that sold labour to factory owners. At that time, workers faced increasingly…