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Thoughtfully Global, Thankfully Local

  • Date

    Wednesday, January 27, 2010

  • What

    With the advent of fair trade and ethical purchasing policies in the last decade, there has been a growing awareness of labour rights in a global context. While it is vital to show our solidarity with workers' struggles abroad, it is also important to examine labour rights in our own communities. Learn more about the fight for fair and safe working conditions in our own backyard, and how local and global struggles for workers' rights are interconnected.

    Featuring:

    Sid Ryan - President, Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) and former President, CUPE Ontario

    Edgar Godoy - President, CUPE Local 2191 and former Chair, CUPE Global Justice Committee

    Janice Folk-Dawson - President, CUPE Local 1334 (at U of G) and Chair, CUPE Ontario University Workers Coordinating Committee

    Ryan White - Labour lawyer and U of G alumunus

  • Where

    University Centre courtyard

  • When

    Wednesday January 27, 11:30am -1 pm

  • Cost

    free

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