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 […]
Special thanks to Mike and Scarlett for organizing the hotel for our EB. Our meeting dates are on Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4 in Toronto. Meeting start and end times are to be confirmed, but are usually the following; Labour School – 9 […]
Introduction by CCU President Kelly Johnson: “The Private and Public Workers of Canada (PPWC) has been a leading force for environmental sustainability, First Nations rights and the creation and protection of jobs in the province of British Columbia for years. After more than a decade […]
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 […]
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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