Environmental racism is the development and implementation of environmental policy on issues such as toxic waste disposal sites, pollution, and urban decay in areas with a significant ethnic or...
Unions have always worked for equal rights for racialized Canadians and continue to do so today by promoting fairness for all workers of colour. These workers often face discrimination, prejudice and overt racism in the labour market. We also are work with the temporary foreign workers program and on issues that impact other racialized workers new to Canada.
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Canada’s unions are marking International Human Rights Day and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by calling on Canadians to collectively confront racism, xenophobia...
Canada’s unions are marking the fifth anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster by urging Canadian companies to commit to protecting and promoting the human rights of textile workers.
To mark Black History Month, Canada’s unions are renewing their call on the federal government to commit to an anti-Black racism strategy.