The Second World Congress of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is being held in Vancouver from June 21 to 25, with more than one thousand delegates from labour organizations around the world representing 176 million workers.
Have you heard the news? UFCW Canada is publishing daily, multi-media coverage of the G20 meetings in Toronto. From June 21 to June 27, UFCW Canada members, friends and supporters can tune in to GEE20.ca to get the latest on what union activists are doing to make sure workers’ voices are heard loud and clear at the People’s Summit.
UFCW Canada members, allies and social justice activists joined some of the world’s leading globalization experts on June 21 to combine Walmart insights, share campaign victory experiences and strengthen the progressive movement’s resolve to challenge the profound impact Walmart is having on the world, its people and their rights.
More than 300 migrant agriculture workers – the largest gathering ever of migrant workers in Canada – travelled to Toronto on June 20 to participate in No Rights, No Rules: Migrant Workers in a Globalized World — an international forum on the challenges, obstacles and exploitation faced by migrant and temporary workers in Canada.
For the president of UFCW Canada Local 102, the key to building a local union can be summed up in a few words. "It's all about servicing," says Dominic Musitano, who took the helm of Local 102 three years ago and since then has dedicated himself to earning the trust of hospitality workers and creating an organizing culture.