CBTU Canadian Chapter Feb 2018 Report to the Membership

Dear members, Without any further ado, PLEASE enjoy this finalized February 2018 edition of our Chapter’s Report. Special thanks go to all that worked on this report. We look forward to seeing you at this evening’s event, as well as at next week’s General Membership Meeting. The full report can also be downloaded in PDF Read more about CBTU Canadian Chapter Feb 2018 Report to the Membership[…]

CBTU-International President Statement on Unit the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia

August 14, 2017 Statement by Rev. Terry Melvin President, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists   This weekend the worst of our Nation gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia to demand the restoration of white supremacy. Under the guise of “Uniting the Right,” white racists rallied under the banners of the Confederate Flag, the Nazi Flag, and most Read more about CBTU-International President Statement on Unit the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia[…]

CBTU President Statement on the Acquittal of Philando Castile’s Murderer

No Justice for Philando Castile: CBTU President Statement on the Acquittal of Philando Castile’s Murderer Statement by Rev. Terrence L. Melvin President, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists On Friday, June 16, justice was not served again, as the officer in the shooting death of Philando Castile was found not-guilty. This pattern of injustice would reach Read more about CBTU President Statement on the Acquittal of Philando Castile’s Murderer[…]

Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racism

Dear members, Please review our Chapter’s Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racism, and well as review our African Heritage & Black History Month Report. Thank you. – The CBTU Executive Board

CBTU Canada Statement-The Passing of Fred Upshaw

  The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU)–Canada Chapter sends its deepest condolences to the family and to all those affected by the passing of Fred Upshaw. Fred Upshaw was best known as the first African Canadian Trade Unionist to lead a major Canadian Union.  Fred Upshaw shattered the glass ceiling when he was elected National President of Read more about CBTU Canada Statement-The Passing of Fred Upshaw[…]