Your quarterly update from the Workers United Canada Council

Welcome to Workers United!

Congrats to workers at the Fairfield Inn by Marriott and the Tim Hortons on Graham St in Winnipeg on unionizing. Welcome to our newest members! 

Join Us: Volunteer Organizing 

If you are interested in helping people to form their own union, RSVP to join us for our phone bank outreach day on Sunday November 26 from 10:30am-1:00pm.

Please email Jas Randhawa at to confirm.


Campaign Update: Make It Fair + $15 & Fairness

Thanks to our collective efforts, important changes are being made to Ontario's labour laws for the first time in a generation.

However, there are still some crucial changes that we would like to see made. Please visit the Make It Fair campaign website for more info and to learn about upcoming opportunities to take action. 

Union Activity 

TJX Members at their Leadership Training session in August 2017 with Richard Minter


Hats off to Jaswant Tumber, who recently retired after 42 years at IAC (date of hire July 27, 1975).

Run for Paid Sick Days

Personal Trainers from GoodLife Fitness took to the streets on Sunday, September 24 with their supporters and clients as part of their #RespectFitnessWorkers campaign.

Last year, nearly 650 trainers in Toronto, Ajax and Peterborough 
formed the first fitness professionals’ union in North America.


Scholarship Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2017 Workers United Scholarship Award recipients: Navneet Sidhu & Nduwayo Gabriel! We wish you the best of luck and continued success in your studies!

Submissions for the 2018 year are not yet open. Our previous application deadline was July 21, 2017. Please check our website for details when they are made available.

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