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An update for all members of Workers United!

SUMMER 2018 NEWSLETTER

 Above: Workers United members and staff with Tracey Ann Hines and son from Justice for Migrant Workers at our 2018 Annual General Meeting.


 
Thanks to everyone who participated in this year's AGM for making it a great success. The future of labour is in our hands and we must continue the struggle for safe and fair work for all.
 
June 7: Provincial Election

We encourage everyone to vote in the upcoming provincial election. It's looking like an incredibly tight race, so every vote will count. Click here if you have any questions about how to vote. 

What's at stake for us – working people and our families? See the graphic below from the Toronto and York Region Labour Council on the potential impact of a Conservative government led by Doug Ford.  

 
A Workers United member, Faisal Hassan from Woodgreen Community Services, has put his name forward as the NDP candidate for the riding of York South – Weston. Faisal, we are with you! More information available here.
 
June 16: Post-Election Rally for Decent Work

No matter who wins in the upcoming Ontario elections, we must hold our elected leaders accountable! Come out to show the Ministry of Labour that we are united in the fight against worker exploitation and our resolve is only getting stronger. Click here for the Facebook event page.






 
June 18-19 &
July 9-10: Volunteer Organizer Trainings


We have a Volunteer Organizing training coming up for June 18-19 in Toronto and July 9-10 in Winnipeg.

Space is limited, please register for Toronto by emailing Jas (jrandhawa@workersunitedunion.ca) or for Winnipeg by emailing Rabia (rsyed@workersunitedunion.ca)


 
July 27: Workers United Scholarship

Each year, Workers United awards two scholarships worth $1500 each to our members, their children, or grandchildren to help pay for their first year of post-secondary education. We are now accepting submissions for 2018!

Submissions are due no later than July 27, 2018. Applications can be downloaded here.
Above: A (very) young Workers United activist outside the provincial legislature building for a Manitoba Federation of Labour rally on May 27, 2018. 
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