Building an Anti-Racist Labour Movement

“To build a strong labour movement, we must recognize all types of racism are interlinked. From bargaining to how we represent members, this affects everything we do.”

Watch Karen Brown, President of the Elementary Teacher’s Federation of Ontario (ETFO)’s commentary and suggestions on how we can strengthen our anti-racism labour movement.


Challenges Black Workers Face

“White workers standing in solidarity with Black workers to name the challenges and commit to overcoming these challenges is a very important step.”

Listen below to learn how Jan Simpson, National President of the Canadian Union Postal Workers (CUPW), believes we can tackle systemic racism in the world of work.


Understanding the Needs of Black Workers

“The first thing we should do is listen.”

Watch Jason MacLean, President of the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU)’s take on how we can better understand the needs of Black workers.


Ensuring Black Workers feel Represented by their Unions

“Being intentional about the spaces we create, and who fills them is imperative.”

Check out Tyler Downey, Secretary-Treasurer for SEIU Healthcare Canada, speak on how to better represent Black workers in a meaningful way.