On August 14, 2020, CUPW 2nd National Vice-President Dave Bleakney sent a letter to Carla Lipsig Mumme, Principal Investigator of the ACW Research Project. The letter begins: “On behalf of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, I am pleased to … Continued
Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces to Respond to Climate Change: A Report on ACW Projects A REPORT ON ACW’S RECENT PROJECTS December 2018-July 2020 1. Support for union-led research through social media and databases: a) A monthly email newsletter, Work … Continued
ACW, CBTU, and ACLA hosted a webinar and invited union and community activists to take action against environmental racism. In this moment of tremendous social change unions are asking themselves: how best can we act to stop racism in all … Continued
The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists joined Green Jobs Oshawa’s first “Retooling Our World for the Future” Summit; a summit for community leaders, environmentalists, labour and social justice advocates all working towards the common goal of public ownership and repurposing our … Continued
What Can Unions Do to Stop Environmental Racism? ACW, CBTU, and ACLA are hosting a webinar and inviting union and community activists to take action against environmental racism. In this moment of tremendous social change unions are asking themselves: how … Continued
The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists partnered with the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion Leadership Program to deliver “Unionism 101: Let’s Talk About Unions” to young civic leaders engaged in social justice activism on campuses and workplaces. The discussion explored … Continued
Canada has reportedly still allowed Boeing 737 Max 8s to fly, albeit without passengers after they were grounded almost a year ago. This news emerges despite the fact that crashes involving the plane — Lion Air in Indonesia in October … Continued
The “Overcoming Fear: Creating a Trinational Workers Toolkit Conference” in Pennsylvania brought together trade unionists and Migrant Activists from Mexico, USA, and Canada. The trinational Conference was organized by United Electrical Workers, United Steelworkers, and the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.
Les membres du Comité des droits de la personne du Syndicat des travailleurs et travailleuses unis de l’alimentation et du commerce (TUAC) d’un bout à l’autre du pays se sont réunis pour participer à l’atelier Green is not White Environmental Racism. Human Rights Committee members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) came together from across Canada to engage in the Green Is Not White Environmental Racism workshop.