youth & work

Statscan Finds that the Millennial Generation is Moves Home (or Never Left)

Statscan Finds that the Millennial Generation is Moves Home (or Never Left)

Inside the Canadian Law School Scam: Back to School Edition

Inside the Canadian Law School Scam: Back to School Edition

Is Rob Ford continuing to abuse his young staffers’ workplace rights?

Is Rob Ford continuing to abuse his young staffers’ workplace rights?

Appealing the Debt Sentence: Is it Time to End Student Debt?

Appealing the Debt Sentence: Is it Time to End Student Debt?

What Recovery? Youth Unemployment Jumps to 14.8%

What Recovery? Youth Unemployment Jumps to 14.8%

What should I do if I wasn’t paid at my unpaid internship this summer?

What should I do if I wasn’t paid at my unpaid internship this summer?

Australia launches inquiry into unpaid internships

Australia launches inquiry into unpaid internships

This is a talk entitled “Precarity, intergenerational equity, and the deteriorating youth labour market in Canada."  This is video of a talk that I recently gave at Glendon College in Toronto. The talk has two parts. The first covers theoretical tools for assessing the position of youth with the Canadian labour market; concepts such as social location, intergenerational equity, and inclusive inequality are discussed. The second part surveys the economic scarring that’s occurring to youth via an examination of the changes happening in the new economy via trends such as globalization, commodification of post-secondary education, and the rise of the knowledge economy.

Are class action lawsuits over unpaid internships coming to Canada?

Are class action lawsuits over unpaid internships coming to Canada?