New Scholarship Launched to Honour Frontline Workers

The intention of the creation of these scholarships is to support the families of unionized members who spend many years saving funds necessary so that they or their children can have the opportunity to pursue a post-secondary education. Annually, the PRLC will offer 3 scholarships valued at $1,500 each to students from union families within the Peel Region who qualify.

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Virtual Rally against Canada Goose Union Busting

On behalf of Canada Goose workers in Winnipeg, Manitoba. They request your personal and your organization's support in our fight against Canada Goose and Bain Capital’s union busting. In 2013 Bain bought 70% of Canada Goose. At that time the company was nearly 100% union. Today they are only about 30% as Bain’s Canada Goose is steadily deunionizing. Your show of solidarity will be invaluable to their cause. 

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22 May Webinar: Labour Solidarity and Palestinian Resistance

Labour Solidarity and Palestinian Resistance

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Day of Mourning 2021

Today, April 28, 2021 marks the National Day of Mourning for those who have died from injury or illness from their workplaces. The Peel Regional labour Council commemorate the day with a virtual ceremony.

For those who missed the event. The event was recorded for all to view.

Click on the link to watch.

55 years. Enough is enough.

Today, March 31st, is the 55th anniversary of the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP). Today marks over half a century of injustice, indignities and exploitation of Black and Latinx people by Canada’s agri-food industry.

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Respect Us, Protect Us, Pay Us—Car Cavalcade

On March 23, CUPE, SEIU, and Unifor workers from all sectors of healthcare will mount a car cavalcade in support of their campaign to demand respect, protection, and adequate compensation: Respect Us, Protect Us, Pay Us. 

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Peel Regional Labour Council stands with the Farmers of India

Over 500 farmer unions made up of over 250 million farmers are on strike against the Modi Government of India.

President Narenda Modi and the right-wing populist government of India have hastily passed a series of three laws which deregulates the sale of crops and favours large predatory corporations to control the market without input with farmers. These laws will lead to the bankruptcy and ruin of many small farmers across India.

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PRLC hosts the Canadian Labour International Film Festival Nov 30th

The Peel Regional Labour Council is pleased to host a free online screening of the Canadian Labour International Film Festival on 7:30pm on Monday November 30th Please join us for this virtual event featuring "the world of work and those who do it".
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Peel Regional Labour Council Rejects Endorsement of Former Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau for OECD Role

Late on Friday, October 30, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), without consulting any union affiliate, announced a joint endorsement with the business lobby group, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of former Finance Minister Bill Morneau for the role of Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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