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New comic on feminism and unionism

Julia Smith
Jun 30 2014 - 2:05pm

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The Graphic History Collective is pleased to announce the latest contribution to the Graphic History Project:

New play explores 1984-85 strike by women retail workers at Eaton's in Ontario

Julia Smith
May 26 2014 - 10:51am

Life on the Line: Women Strike at Eaton's 1984-85

CCLH Annual General Meeting / CCLT Assemblée Générale Annuelle

CCLH Administrator
Apr 4 2014 - 7:07am

This year's Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Committee on Labour

New comics on labour history

Julia Smith
Mar 6 2014 - 7:23pm

Ballantyne Pier      Stick and Stay

35th Annual North American Labor History Conference, October 24-26, 2013, Wayne State University

Julia Smith
Dec 9 2013 - 9:30am

The 35th annual North American Labor History Conference will be held October 24-26, 2013 at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. The theme of this year's conference is Geographies of Labour. For more information, check out the conference website: http://nalhc.wayne.edu/.

Union women still face barriers to participation in labour movement leadership

Julia Smith
Dec 5 2013 - 8:21am

 

 

An article posted on rabble.ca discusses some of the reasons women continue to be underrepresented in leadership positions in the labour movement:

Canadian Labour International Film Festival

Julia Smith
Nov 26 2013 - 6:24pm

This year marks the 5th anniversary of the Canadian Labour International Film Festival. Screening films by and about workers, the festival runs in various cities across Canada throughout the fall.

Canada-wide Tour to Garner Support for Bangladesh's Garment Workers

Julia Smith
Nov 26 2013 - 6:15pm

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The devastating collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh earlier this year resulted in the deaths of hundreds of garment workers. These workers often toil for long hours in dangerous conditions in exchange for low wages.

Locked Out IKEA Workers in Richmond, BC Receive Support from International Labour Movement

Julia Smith
Nov 26 2013 - 5:56pm

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In May 2013, IKEA locked out over 300 members of Teamsters Local 213 who work at the store.

Call for Papers: Pacific Northwest Labor History Conference

CCLH Administrator
Oct 24 2013 - 9:41am

Pacific Northwest Labor History Conference
Call for Presentations, Workshops and Papers
Cumberland, British Columbia
June 13-15, 2014

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