No Place for Hate!

Everyone deserves to be who they are and feel safe, valued and supported at work, school or their community. Canada’s unions will always fight for a fairer, more equitable future for all – including our children. When workers organize together, we lift everyone. https://wlusa.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/anti-hate-e1695153472293.png https://wlusa.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/026-Attach-2-Egale-Pride-Safety-Toolkit.pdf https://wlusa.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/026-Cross-Country-Response-to-Anti-2SLGBTQI-Protests.pdf https://wlusa.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/026-Attach-3-Canadian-Anti-Hate-Network-Pride-Defence.pdf https://wlusa.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/fr-026-Cross-Country-Response-to-Anti-2SLGBTQI-Protests.pdf

The Canadian Labour Council Indigenous Lobby Day 2023 (October 3) – First Nations, Métis and Inuit Delegate Positions

In 2019, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) held its first-ever Indigenous Lobby Day on Parliament Hill, which brought together 129 participants from 21 different union affiliates to meet with 78 Members of Parliament and Senators in Ottawa. Settler and Indigenous activists stood together to call for action on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Two-Spirit […]

The advantages of unionization are obvious, so why don’t more workers join unions?

It’s well established that unionized workers earn better wages and have better benefits than their non-union counterparts. Unionized workers also experienced much greater levels of job security during the COVID-19 pandemic. But if the advantages of union membership are so obvious, why are fewer than one in three workers in Canada unionized? https://theconversation.com/the-advantages-of-unionization-are-obvious-so-why-dont-more-workers-join-unions-164475

Administrative and Support Staff at Cape Breton University Vote in Favour of a Strike

SYDNEY, Nova Scotia — Administrative and Support Staff at Cape Breton University (CBU), represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), voted overwhelmingly in favour of a strike on August 21st, 2023, with 93.5% of the entire membership voting to authorize a strike. Administrative and Support Staff at Cape Breton University Vote in Favour […]