For African Liberation and Black History Month we are joining the OFL to launch the third annual Legacies of Labour and Community Activism poster series. This year’s poster honours CBTU’s own Megan Whitfield, who left us way too soon. We love you sistren. Learn more about the poster series & take action at: https://ofl.ca/2021-legacy-series-megan-whitfield/
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.
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[…]
Greetings members, Hope your week has gone well! Firstly, I want to say thank you for your commitment to the work of CBTU. We have been doing really good work and we will continue to organize our political influence. We still have work to do – and as Rosemary Brown says, “We must open the Read more about Thank You and New Chapter Executive Board Introduction[…]
“A Look Forward Towards Our Black History” is a riveting article written by CBTU member Mark Brown. Read Full Article Here
The CBTU endorsed Marie Clarke Walker as a proud CBTU member and advocate for workers of colour. CBTU applauds Hassan Husseini, who was also endorsed by our Chapter, for having initiated a “Take Back The CLC” movement, which resulted in historic change following the election of Hassan Yussuff as the first racialized President of the Read more about Congratulations to our CBTU members on Elections![…]
Help Save Canada Post! The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) is working with allies and communities to save Canada Post from the dramatic service cuts that CEO Deepak Chopra and the Conservatives are planning. Ending door-to-door delivery and hiking stamp prices is an attack on your public postal service. It’s an attack on workers Read more about A Message from our Sisters&Brothers at CUPW[…]
In celebration of Black History Month racialized community and labour organizations (Workers of Colour Caucus – OPSEU, Racially Visible Committee – PSAC, Latin American Trade Unionists Coalition – LATUC, Asian Canadian Labour Alliance – ACLC, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists – CBTA & the Ontario Federation of Labour) are co-sponsoring an event titled “Where is Read more about Where’s Our Obama – Black History Month Event[…]
Please remember to contact Janice or Marcia or the CBTU e-mail address to request the purchase of your tickets. Out-of-town members of the Ontario Canada chapter should identify themselves as such when making the purchase to be eligible for a discount and receive nearby hotel information.
Mark Brown, Chief Shop Steward for the CUPW Toronto Local has provided the attached report for members to enjoy! Report