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Revolutionizing Retail: Workers, Political Action, and Social Changebar code waves site, winner of the Canadian Association for Work and Labour Studies 2015 Book Prize, is now out in paperback.

New report: The Gender Wage Gap in Ontario’s Retail Sector – Devaluing Women’s Work and Women Workers

Watch Dr. Coulter’s interview on CBC News’ The Exchange.

In countries like Canada and the United States, retail jobs are generally not considered “good jobs.” This needs to change. This site highlights strategies for improving retail work and retail workers’ lives.  It provides information on:

  • the realities of retail work and the retail work force
  • workers’ diverse forms of organizing
  • public policy and legislative strategies
  • good retail employers and managers