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Andrew Cash speaks at the NDP electoral district nomination meeting in 2009. (ABEBBENJOE/Wikimedia commons)

Federal government has a role to play in regulating unpaid internships: lawyer

Andrew Cash wants the federal government to regulate unpaid internships and a Toronto-based labour lawyer is backing the idea. Cash, the Davenport MP, tabled Bill C-542, An Act to Establish a National Urban Workers Strategy. The private member’s bill aims to provide protections for part-time, contract and self-employed workers as well as interns. While labour and internships are mostly a […]

by Peter Lozinski· · News, Off Campus

CESAR lockout makes staff feel ‘undervalued’

The Continuing Education Student Association of Ryerson (CESAR) locked out its two unionized employees Monday after collective bargaining negotiations fell apart. “I received an email Sunday morning saying I was going to be locked out as of midnight,” said Estefania Toledo, one of the two workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1281. Toledo has worked […]

by Amanda Kline· · News, On Campus