Call for Contributors: Red Flags (http://prolit.ca/) is a free, open access website intended to generate wider knowledge of the early labour press in Canada. Students, teachers, and scholars are invited to collaborate on development of the site in several ways: (1) by adding to the description of newspapers; (2) by contributing to additional resource sections; and (3) by writing “Narratives” that introduce broader aspects of or topics related to the early labour press in Canada.
CfC | Red Flags: The Early Labour Press in Canada
Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia
Watch this three-part film series produced by Working People Productions in association with the Knowledge Network:
New comic on feminism and unionism
The Graphic History Collective is pleased to announce the latest contribution to the Graphic History Project:
New play explores 1984-85 strike by women retail workers at Eaton's in Ontario
Life on the Line: Women Strike at Eaton's 1984-85
CCLH Annual General Meeting / CCLT Assemblée Générale Annuelle
This year's Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Committee on Labour
New comics on labour history
35th Annual North American Labor History Conference, October 24-26, 2013, Wayne State University
The 35th annual North American Labor History Conference will be held October 24-26, 2013 at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. The theme of this year's conference is Geographies of Labour. For more information, check out the conference website: http://nalhc.wayne.edu/.
Union women still face barriers to participation in labour movement leadership
An article posted on rabble.ca discusses some of the reasons women continue to be underrepresented in leadership positions in the labour movement:
Canadian Labour International Film Festival
This year marks the 5th anniversary of the Canadian Labour International Film Festival. Screening films by and about workers, the festival runs in various cities across Canada throughout the fall.
Canada-wide Tour to Garner Support for Bangladesh's Garment Workers
The devastating collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh earlier this year resulted in the deaths of hundreds of garment workers. These workers often toil for long hours in dangerous conditions in exchange for low wages.