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Provincial Solidarities: A History of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour

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Book Series: Working Canadians: Books from the CCLH ISSN: 1925184X ISBN: 9781927356234 9781927356241 9781927356258 Year: Pages: 290 Language: English
Publisher: Athabasca University Press
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Established in 1913, the New Brunswick Federation of Labour is the second oldest provincial federation of labour in Canada. Its history began in early campaigns for workers

Hazard or Hardship

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Book Series: An ILR Press Book ISBN: 9780801451898 9780801469244 9780801469237 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Cornell University Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 101478
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Today, hazardous work kills 2.3 million people each year and injures millions more. Among the most compelling yet controversial forms of legal protection for workers is the right to refuse unsafe work. The rise of globalization, precarious work, neoliberal politics, attacks on unions, and the idea of individual employment rights have challenged the protection of occupational health and safety for workers worldwide. In Hazard or Hardship, Jeffrey Hilgert presents the protection of refusal rights as a moral and a human rights question.

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