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.

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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 • London

Occupy! Ten Years After

What has been the legacy of Occupy, ten years later? How are we to locate the Occupy movement in light of earlier protest waves, such as the student uprisings of 68 and the worker protests that followed, or the anti-globalisation marches of the late 1990s? What new social and political dynamics has Occupy bequeathed us today? In this panel debate we welcome leading writers and thinkers on the Occupy movement to reflect on these questions as a part of our “Aftermaths” series of events.

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 […]