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Posted by on Nov 19, 2015 in Blogs |

Video: Youth and the Union Movement in Canada

Video: Youth and the Union Movement in Canada

What will you do after you graduate? Will you be able to get a job? How secure will it be?

The job environment for youth presently seems pretty toxic even here in Canada, where most growth in jobs are precarious or part-time, low-paying work. I don’t want to encite a sense of doom and gloom but our labour market seems much more troublesome than that of our parents. As a potential graduate this Spring, this is something that worries me and should worry you as well as a potential employee. Here in this video presented by Queen’s University, panelists discuss the benefits for youth in joining union jobs.

Sidenote: Watch Anna Goldfinch, from the Canadian Federation of Students, show up these oldsplainers, showing them the reality of the precarious environment for potential youth employees.

Watch the video of the panel below

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