May 1 is an important date for the labour movement. It is the day we celebrate International Workers’ Day. This year, the Teamsters Union is continuing, together with other unions, its crusade against social inequality by lobbying for a $15 minimum wage.
I was waiting for three Teamsters brothers on De La Commune Street in Old Montréal and watching the comings and goings around me: angry drivers stuck in a small traffic jam, w going about their day-to-day business, and a freight train chugging along slowly on the other side of the street, by the Old Port. The sky was grey and the clouds were low. Even though it was May, it felt more like fall...
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