When workers unite, they make things better for everyone. That’s why unions were created to stand up together for fair wages, safe workplaces and decent work hours. There are millions of union members in Canada who know that by standing together, they can accomplish great things for themselves and all workers.
The labour movement was created by people standing up together for fair wages, safe workplaces and decent work hours.More Info
Organizing a union in your workplace is about getting more rights and more power.More Info
Workers in unions are an important part of the local community and economy because that’s where they spend their paycheques.More Info
Union members democratically elect their leaders who are then responsible for advocating for the good of the members. Elected leaders have defined terms, and are always accountable to the membership they represent. Unions are governed by clear constitutions, bylaws and other rules that are accessible to and changeable by the membership at regularly held conventions or meetings.
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