November 17-19, 2017, University of Alberta
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Concurrent session

Labour: Market Fixes or Market Subsidies

WHEN

November 18, 2017 at 10:30am - 11:45am

WHERE

Engineering Teaching & Learning Complex (ETLC), University of Alberta
with Jason Foster and Andrew Jackson

Neoliberal economics dominates labour policy in Canada, resulting in inequity and precarity for workers. This session will critically examine the current structure of the Canadian workforce and contrast popular progressive options like basic income and minimum wages with systemic solutions.