The Confederation of Canadian Unions is thrilled to announce that in April 2018, the Canadian Union of Skilled Workers (CUSW) voted unanimously to become an affiliate with the CCU. CUSW made the decision at their convention in Ottawa. CUSW is a highly participatory, democratic skilled […]
The Confederation of Canadian Unions and its affiliates stand together in solidarity and support the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and its call to action. In addition, we support the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) […]
The recent Labour School of the Confederation of Canadian Unions took place in Toronto. Chris Donovan and Brett Hughes of Dewart Gleason discussed three major labour topics: 1. Off-duty conduct 2. Drug testing and medical marijuana 3. Dealing with DFRs
In March 2018, the Executive Board of the Confederation of Canadian Unions met in Toronto to discuss recent achievements, issues and planned activity for the months ahead. Also, the CCU Labour School was held, which featured three speakers. Former CCU President Joanie Cameron Pritchett spoke […]
On Saturday, March 3, the CCU Labour School will take place in Toronto, and on the agenda at 9 am is a presentation by former CCU President, Joanie Cameron Pritchett, on the issue of sexual violence. Pritchett is currently the manager of the sexual violence […]
The CCU Labour School is taking place in Toronto on Saturday, March 3, 2018, and we have two leading experts in labour law who will be discussing three major areas for about one hour each: 1. Off-duty conduct 2. Drug testing and medical marijuana 3. […]
The Association of Employees Supporting Education Services (AESES) President Laurie Morris presented a cheque for $500 from the CCU to Dave Feniuk, General Manager of Agape Table in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which offers low cost ways to provide nutritional food to those who have difficulty making […]
CCU President Kelly Johnson called on BC Premier John Horgan to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour. The CCU gave a very good review of the 2017 BC NDP election platform. The question is: what is the government waiting for? Read the letter […]
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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