We think of slavery as a relic of the past, a horror from the history books that has been mostly eradicated – and yet there are more slaves in the world today than at any other time in human history. The United Nations estimates that there are over 30 million slaves in the world, and that includes people who have been unlawfully trafficked into slavery.Read more
Have you ever used Wikipedia to quickly find answers to those niggling questions or to settle a debate? Most of us have, in fact it’s the seventh most popular website worldwide. But have you ever contributed to Wikipedia as an editor? The chances are that if you’re a woman or girl, you’re much less likely to say yes than your male friends: for every one female editor on English Wikipedia, there are over 5 male editors.Read more
350 people packed out the original Victoria St wing of Trades Hall to celebrate the launch of the Young Workers Centre on Wednesday night – but the actual work had started months ago.Read more
Unpaid work masquerading as “internships” is a massive issue for young workers – and one that we take very seriously.Read more
There’s plenty of great things about summer – but having to go to work on those scorching 35 degree days isn’t one of them.
It's a sad day when young workers have to choose between taking home a mere $11.86 per hour or sick leave, annual leave, and their workplace safety nets.Read more