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How have unions helped us?
Transcript of How have unions helped us?
Who Belongs to Unions?
Ontario Farm Worker
Fast Food Workers
Why DO people join Unions?
What have unions ever done for us?
You may have heard the terms, associations & federations, which are similar to unions - the point is to provide collective protection
Problems with working relationships - with supervisor/employer, or racial/sexual harassment
Problems with working conditions - long hours, unequal pay, threats to health & safety
Workers' rights violations, exploitation or injustice
It's about fairness!!
Health & safety
Lots of the gains made by unions have benefited ALL of us
The 8-hour workday
Presentation made by Jennifer Huang
Presentation adapted from the Ontario Federation of Labour's Talking Union
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Retail Store Workers
Grocery Check-out Clerk
Let's look at an example of what school conditions would be like without the union
1. Join the Canadian Media Guild with production by MyFilms Production
3. The School Zone by OSSTF
2. What Have American Unions Ever Done for Us? by MoveOn Creative
And the fight for social justice continues today.....
Economic equality for women
Labour Fights AIDS
Good Jobs For All
$10 Minimum Wage Campaign