Workers in craft and artisanal industries in Vancouver share horror stories


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Local craft and artisanal businesses are often celebrated as an antidote to the corporatization of everyday life. Yet workers in these local enterprises say they can be toxic places to work, offering low pay and little protection from arbitrary management practices. Benjamin Anderson is a labour studies lecturer and PHD candidate at SFU. He explains what he’s heard from workers at local breweries, cafes and pubs.

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