I’m looking forward to speaking on a panel titled Labour in the Cultural Industries at the Global Labour Research Centre at York University on March 14. From the organizers: The Global Labour Research Centre is pleased to host a panel on Labour in the Cultural Industries Tuesday, March 14, 1pm-3pm S802 Ross Building, York University … Continue reading Labour in the Cultural Industries panel
Greig de Peuter, Enda Brophy and I have published an article in the labour issue of Briarpatch, as part of our collaborative investigation into labour activism in the cultural industries. We are in excellent company: articles in the issue examine “right-to-work” legislation in Saskatchewan, women working in trades in Newfoundland, and the healthcare crisis facing migrant … Continue reading Interns of the cultural industries, unite!
I was on the organizing committee for a one-day conference called Will Work For Exposure: Cultural Work in Precarious Times, held at Ryerson University on October 19, sponsored by the Centre for Labour Management Relations. This is how we described the conference: Canada’s cultural sector is booming, yet employment in these industries is increasingly precarious. … Continue reading Will Work For Exposure: Cultural Work in Precarious Times