The Casual Worker: No Benefits, No Guarantees

Spend a day in the unpredictable life of a casual worker, a freelance longshoreman who must rack up enough hours to reach union status. Richard fantasizes about getting five days of work a week. Sasha has been a casual for ten years.

Outside the casual hall, where workers line up, hoping to get a day of work. Photo credit: Lu Olkowski

Outside the casual hall, where workers line up, hoping to get a day of work. Photo credit: Lu Olkowski