Dan, Steph, Sunny, sit and talk with Ravi Kahlon from the the NDP, and some how retired ILWU Canada President Mark Gordienko gets few words in. We talk to Ravi about his history, and how the NDP plans to make the province a better place for working people, and how they plan to undue the damage created by a reckless Preimier.
We sit down with 2 representatives of the ITF Young Workers Committee. Andrew Dinaala of SATAWU in South Africa, and Preeti Singh of the AIRF in India.
While at the ITF Young Workers Conference in Buenos Aires, we met with Steve French of Keele University. Steve gives us a scary crash course in economics, trade deals and how it applies to trade unions.
Part 3 from Buenos Aries. When the conference was split into woking groups by continental regions we realized that the North American and Caribbean groups were small, So we made a new continent, Caribinadia! Here is the conversations we had with Torian Morrissey form the BWU in Bermuda with Serena Brown from the BWU in Barbados, then we talked with Phelina Wilson from the NWU in St. Lucia
Dean Summers Returns to the show to tell us about his next swim for seafarers.
More conversations from the ITF Young Workers Conference in Buenos Aries. This was the first time we used the help of translators so we could speak with some guests who's english wasn't the best. First was Dario Miranda and Brian Latrille from La Franteridad, then we spoke with Ousseynou Badji from the dockers union in Senegal with the help from Paulin lacheze of the ITF, then last was Herrera Bruno from SITPETRANSO in Peru with help from Heder Santana form the ITF.
Part one from Buenos Aires Argentina is a mashup of conversations with some of the iTF Young Workers Conference. First is Danny Cain and Dane Barringer of the MUA, then Pieter Mechele of ACV-TRANSCOM in Belgium, Gustaf Geijerstam from NSU in Norway, with James Stevens of UNITE in Great Britain, lastly we got Anthony Curly also from UNITE.
CUPE 1004 President Andrew Ledger joins the table with Mike, as well as Jason woods, Steph, Brian Skiffington and Rob Ashton makes a appearance. We talk shop about labour standing up and fighting back. We close the show on a bit of a down note, but we pay tribute to a member Andrew lost almost one year ago.
The DockHands?......Enough with the crossovers already.
Paddy Crumlin, General Secretary of the Maritime Union of Australia and President of the International Transport Workers Federation joins The docker team, as well as Ryan Brazeau from the new Deck Hands Podcast and the Inland Boatman's Union, as well as Zack Pattin from ILWU 23. After a long morning of marching the streets of Vancouver we talk about challenges facing transport workers, and all workers world wide.
WTF is a DockerNaut???..... Carlos Corvalho from the Labournauts podcast joins Dan. They sit wIth Sgt. Dave Smith of the RCMP and talk about the role he plays being the middle man between organized labour and the police in this province.
BC Federation of Labour Young Workers Committee Chair and Co-Chair, Caitlin Davidson-King and Kyle Knapton join Dan at home for a BS session, a couple winter ales and a bowl of M+M's.