CCU President Kelly Johnson wrote an open letter to Restaurant Brands International (RBI), owners of Tim Hortons, to address the recent minimum wage increase and the responses of several franchise owners in Ontario, who have reduced benefits, paid breaks and other incentives for workers. January […]
By CCU President Kelly Johnson It all started three weeks ago. Effective January 1, 2018, the minimum wage in Ontario increased to $14 an hour, a policy long overdue that will help tens of thousands of workers, or almost 12% of the province’s workforce who […]
CCU President Kelly Johnson wrote open letters to the Premiers of Alberta and Ontario for their recent policies increasing the minimum wage. Read the letter to Alberta Premier Rachel Notley below. January 17, 2018 Premier Rachel Notley Office of the Premier 307 Legislature Building 10800 […]
The CCU/CSC provides annual bursaries of $500 for dependent children of members of unions belonging to the CCU/CSC. Called the John St-Amand / Madeleine Parent Bursaries, they assist the children of CCU/CSC members to further their education. This year, winners were chosen at the recent […]
By CCU President Kelly Johnson Download report (PDF) The 28th Biennial CCU Convention taking place at Winnipeg in late October 2017 was a perfect time for affiliate members of our federation to come together, discuss important issues and ongoing struggles that matter to working people, […]
AESES would like to invite all our CCU friends to join us for a “Welcome to Winnipeg” event on Saturday, October 21 in the early evening just after the tour at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Winnipeg is home to the fantastic FortWhyte Alive […]
Originally printed in the Toronto Star By Ian Bickis, July 13, 2017 CALGARY — The head of WestJet has stepped up his fight against the growing push to unionize the airline’s staff, telling them to resist organized labour’s pitch because it will chomp into their […]
The following is the hotel information so that you can book your hotel and flight(s) for the 2017 CCU/CSC Convention. A big thanks go out to the AESES folks for all their help in organizing this year’s Convention. The Confederation of Canadian Unions 28th Annual […]
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Documentary – 47 minutes
The documentary also focuses on the struggles of labour activists inside the CCU, its proud history, its work with social justice activists in Canada and around the globe, and the new economic challenges of wage stagnation and growing inequality.
Be sure to watch the documentary in full screen and High Definition. Click on the little wheel in the bottom right corner of the video to the left of the YouTube icon, and then press 1080p HD. For full screen, simply press the little square to the right of the YouTube icon.
Director and Editor: Sean Cain
Executive Producer: Joanie Cameron Pritchett