A highlight of the CCU Executive Board meeting from June 23 to 24, 2018 in Castlegar, British Columbia was keynote speaker Len Embree. Brother Len is a founding member of the Pulp, Paper and Woodworkers of Canada (currently the Public and Private Workers of Canada), […]
CCU President Kelly Johnson is demanding that Ontario Premier Doug Ford stops his attacks on wage earners and working people, and withdraw the government’s proposed Bill 47. Download the Letter (PDF) Premier Doug Ford Room 281, Legislative Building, Queen’s Park Premier’s Office Toronto, ON M7A […]
Joanie Cameron Pritchett is manager of the sexual violence response office at York University. At the March 2018 CCU Labour School in Toronto, Pritchett discusses intersectionality and how it applies to sexual violence in the workplace. She covers legislative changes for addressing workplace violence in […]
Below is a letter written by CCU President Kelly Johnson to Canada’s Senate, advocating for the passage of Bill C-262, which will ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). The letter […]
See Photos Below The meeting start and end times are to be confirmed, but are tentatively set as the following: Labour School 8 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, October 13 Featuring: Leo Broderick from the Council of Canadians, speaking on Pharmacare for All Scott […]
The Confederation of Canadian Unions has always been an organization based on the social unionism model, one that is democratic, participatory and engaged in social and political issues. The includes lobbying elected officials to promote policies that protect workers’ rights, equality, democracy and the environment, […]
The Confederation of Canadian Unions has pledged $10,000 to the Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) legal fund. “We consider the inshore harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador our brothers and sisters in their struggle,” says Kelly Johnson, President of the CCU, which represents 20,000 public- […]
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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