Updated Scholarship Directory from the Black Foundation of Community Networks (BFCN)

Dear members, Please take a moment to review the updated Scholarship Directory from the Black Foundation of Community Networks (BFCN). This is a scholarship directory for students who are pursuing post-secondary undergraduate education in Canada. Although the deadline dates listed are for 2018, many of these are annual scholarships. The contact information for the organizations Read more about Updated Scholarship Directory from the Black Foundation of Community Networks (BFCN)[…]

CBTU Statement On the Canadian Postal Labour Action

The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) Canada stands with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) in their struggle to achieve a fair collective agreement. The outstanding issue of pay equity between the predominantly female rural suburban mail carriers (RSMC) and the predominantly male letter carriers is an issue that is close to the Read more about CBTU Statement On the Canadian Postal Labour Action[…]

The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) Statement on the Passing of Bromley Armstrong

The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) Canada Chapter adds its voice to those of countless others mourning the recent passing of Bromley Armstrong. A core value of CBTU Canada is to seek to “fulfill the dream of Black trade unionists, both living and deceased, who throughout our labour history in Canada have courageously and Read more about The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) Statement on the Passing of Bromley Armstrong[…]

CBTU-Canada Statement on the U.S Supreme Court decision Janus vs AFSCME

The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) Canada Chapter views the recent United States Supreme Court decision to implement Right to Work legislation on public sector Unions as an attack on working families on both sides of the Canada/United States border. Unions representing government workers in 22 states, including Illinois, have just received this right-winged Read more about CBTU-Canada Statement on the U.S Supreme Court decision Janus vs AFSCME[…]

CBTU President Statement on the Janus v. AFSCME Decision

Supreme Court Rules Against Workers Statement by Rev. Terry Melvin President, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Today, June 27, the Supreme Court of the United States decided to destroy workers’ voice and empower corporations with their ruling in the Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 case. They have sided with big business and made a decision Read more about CBTU President Statement on the Janus v. AFSCME Decision[…]

CBTU 47th International Convention

The CBTU 47th International Convention was held in Orlando, Florida from May 23 to 28, 2018. The Canadian delegation grew to a historic 50 participants this year; its largest delegation of all time heralded Canadian Chapter President Yolanda McClean on the convention floor. As has grown customary, the CBTU Canadian Chapter placed several resolutions on Read more about CBTU 47th International Convention[…]

Black Votes Matter

CBTU releases our “Organizing for Ontario” Provincial Election Plan in support of candidates who will unapologetically advocate for Black Trade Unionists and speak out on the issues impacting upon our community. We’re In It to Win It! https://www.blackvotesmatteron.com/framework