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Take This Job and Shove It on On The Media

Amid the so-called Great Resignation, nearly 39 million Americans have left their jobs. On this week’s On The Media, hear why this trend is a logical response to the cult of work. Plus, when technology makes our jobs harder, maybe being a ‘luddite’ isn’t such a bad thing. 1. Sarah Jaffe [@sarahljaffe], journalist and author of Work Won’t Love […]

Event • Toronto

Collective Action Works: Inside the Movement to Organize Media and Culture

Labour journalist and author Sarah Jaffe hosts a virtual forum on organizing in the media and cultural sectors. As the digital media union movement has not let up for more than five years now, and as the pandemic begins to recede, it’s time to take stock of what we’ve won, to reflect on new strategies, and to frankly assess the challenges that lie ahead.

Union members in new media and culture unions discuss what they’ve won through collective bargaining, what’s sustaining the push to organize amid the pandemic, and how equity goals are reflected in their campaigns.

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Belabored Live: The Great Resignation

On Thursday, December 16, at 7 p.m. (EST), Belabored co-hosts Michelle Chen and Sarah Jaffe will host a live podcast episode. Join them and their guests, Rutgers University professor and union leader Rebecca Givan and Strikewave’s C.M. Lewis, to discuss what the past year has meant for workers. There will also be a question-and-answer period.

Event • San Francisco

How the pandemic has shaken up the job market on KCBS Radio

If you do what you love,  you’ll never work a day in your life. But, how true is that phrase? Especially in a world changed by the pandemic where businesses can’t keep workers and many employees have reached a breaking point. For more on this,KCBS News Anchor Liz Saint John spoke with Sarah Jaffe, reporting […]

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The Case Against Loving Your Job on the Ezra Klein Show

I joined guest host Roge Karma for an episode of the Ezra Klein Show, hosted by the New York Times.

Event • Kentucky

How COVID-19 Changed Work on WFPL In Conversation

I joined WFPL, Kentucky Public Radio, for a labor day conversation on work and why it’s failing us.

Event • Dallas

It’s Time To Recognize The Value Of ‘Women’s Work’ on Think

The pandemic clarified which jobs are essential – and a takeaway is that many of them are also what is often considered “women’s work.” Type Media Center reporting fellow Sarah Jaffe joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how Covid lockdowns made it clear how much Americans rely on care workers – and how little […]

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Maybe We Just Want Less ‘Work’ on WNYC’s United States of Anxiety

I joined WNYC’s United States of Anxiety for a Labor Day show talking about our relationships with work. 

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Radio Four Today Programme

I was on the BBC’s Today Programme to talk about the labor shortage, employer perks, and why, as ever, Work Won’t Love You Back.

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Work Won’t Love You Back on Moonbeaming

I joined Sarah Faith Gottesdiener on the Moonbeaming podcast to talk about Work Won’t Love You Back.