CCU Labour SchoolMay 2018
CCU Condemns Trudeau’s Back to Work Legislation on CUPW Workers

In an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, CCU President Kelly Johnson condemns the federal Liberal Government for enacting undemocratic, anti-worker, back-to-work legislation that will create further precedent for employers to ignore fair demands by workers both inside and outside unions, and grant employers […]

Not Calling in Sick Hurts Everyone

Reported by CTV News The medical community and experts agree: if you’re sick, stay home. Don’t spread your illness to others at work. The Conservative government of Ontario is planning to force mandatory sick notes again, despite doctors saying it’s a terrible idea. Forcing sick […]

Leo Broderick Speaks to CCU About Pharmacare For All

Leo Broderick of the Council of Canadians addressed the Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU) at their labour school at Charlottetown, PEI in October 2018. Broderick is a community and peace activist, retired teacher, past President of the PEI Teachers’ Federation, and former Vice-President of the […]

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Documentary – 47 minutes

The 47-minute documentary, called The Voice for Independent Unions in Canada, illustrates the CCU’s dedication to the establishment of a democratic, independent labour movement, its newfound working relationship with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), and its commitment to growth and renewal.

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.

The documentary will be submitted to over 50 film and documentary festivals in Canada and around the world in 2014 and 2015, including the Sundance Film Festival and the Toronto Hot Docs Festival.

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