The story of the union drives sweeping Indigo stores

For Indigo workers at Missisauga’s Square One mall, it was “The Bathroom Issue” that started their path to unionization.

“All of a sudden we were given extra duties in the store without any extra PPE,” Jennifer, a worker at the Canadian bookstore chain tells me, explaining what happened when the first wave of workers returned to work in April after the initial COVID-19 shutdown. (The workers who agreed to be interviewed asked that I use only their first name.)

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