The US Supreme Court has ruled that over 1.5 million women who were suing Walmart for pay discrimination cannot sue as one group.
Rabble is doing a series if interviews with some of the women speaking a the Women’s Worlds conference in Ottawa July 3rd-7th. The latest interview is with Mary Simon whose work focuses on improving education for Inuit people. If you are interested in attending the conference the registration fee is $450 or $150 for students, people with low incomes or under the age of 26, and for women’s groupd with an annual budget under $350,000. Registration is free for those willing to put in 12 volunteer hours.
Postal workers are delivering pension and social assistance cheques today in spite of being locked-out by Canada Post. Federal back-to-work legislation is expected to be introduced today or tomorrow. If you are in Edmonton and would like to demonstrate your support, there will be a rally tomorrow, June 21st, at noon at the downtown plant 9808-103a Avenue. For more information on the postal strike check out our coverage here, here, here, here, here, and here.