Dear CBTU Members, Please see the attached Notice of Passing information regarding Sister Megan Whitfield. As we receive more information, we will be sure to pass it on. Our thoughts and prayers of strength are with the family at this time.
Dear members, If you have not yet purchased your tickets to our gala event then please do so and enjoy a spectacular evening!
Dear members, The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Annual Region 1 Conference will be held August 15-18, 2019 at The Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport, Toronto, Canada. Our theme is “United for a Better Tomorrow”. Please join us by completing the registration form and return it to the address listed on the form, no later Read more about CBTU Region 1 Conference is Coming to Toronto, ON, Canada![…]
Friends, For your reading pleasure, please review our latest CBTU Canada Chapter Report to learn about some of the positive activities this Chapter has undertaken. This annual report will be presented at the CBTU International Convention in Atlanta later this month. We hope to see you there in great numbers.
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)[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Dear members, On Wednesday February 21st, our Chapter held an event in conjunction with the OFL and the CLC to recognize African Heritage and Black History Month. Attached is a copy of a report from this successful event for your reading pleasure. BHM Report
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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[…]