Hi there! My name is Chantale Turgeon, and I have a story to tell you about how government employees came to think of themselves as workers and surged to the forefront of Canadian labor. In the first half of the 20th century, Parliament and provincial legislatures grudgingly supported collective bargaining between workers and private sector … Read more How government employees surged to the forefront of Canadian Labor?
I’m Sophie Kinoseew, and I want to tell you about the history of some of the most marginalized workers in Canada, and their essential struggles for fairness and inclusion. Workers have always been diverse, but many unions ignored the needs of some people, like indigenous, immigrant, women, or lesbian and gay workers. Early on, only … Read more History of the most marginalized workers in Canada