"It is certainly driven by young people,” Martin O’Hanlon, the president of CWA Canada told Kevin Philipupillai for his feature article on the Alphabet Workers' Union. “The new generation that are coming up have a different sense of what’s right, and they’re more sensitive to the fact that if their coworkers aren’t being respected for their diversity and their differences, that they’ve got to stand up and fight for that.”
Organizing in both senses, protest movements and labour movements, is changing. The pandemic is just the latest curveball that both communities have faced and adapted to. In our May/June issue, we explore what the future of organizing looks like for workers and communities in the days, months and years ahead.