Nicholas Keung (Toronto Star), « Skilled Immigrants vs Skilled Immigration: Immigrant Workers in Canada during the Pandemic »
Moderators: Peggy Nash (X University) Stephanie Ross (McMaster University) Participants: Andria Babbington, President, Toronto and York Region Labour Council Lilly Chang, Secretary-Treasurer, Canadian Labour Congress Lana Payne, National Secretary-Treasurer, Unifor Jan Simpson, National President, Canadian Union of Postal Workers Patty Coates, President, Ontario Federation of Labour
Chair: Larry Savage (Brock University) Panelists: Youngrong Lee (University of Toronto) Paul Gray (Brock University) Jennifer Scott (Gig Workers United)
Dr. Amanda Coles on the State of Gender Equality
Dr. Amanda Coles speaks at McMaster’s School of Labour Studies about the state of gender equality in the arts and cultural industries in Ontario.
Sonia de la Cruz and Bob Bussel on the Transformation of Home Health Care in Oregon
Unions are always exploring new ways of reaching and organizing workers. This event will focus on a unique and successful strategy to organize home care workers in Oregon. It will feature the Canadian showing of the documentary The Care Revolution: The Transformation of Home Health Care in Oregon. The organizing of home care workers ranks as a major union success story during hard political times. This will be followed by a discussion examining the home workers campaign and the merits of documentaries as an organizing tool.