Connecting Worker’s Struggles and Building Solidarity

Sunday, June 20, 2010 - 21:00 to Monday, June 21, 2010 - 00:30

Connecting Worker's Struggles and Building Solidarity

We will analyze how the current immigration policy brings in more temporary workers and less permanent residents; and how this policy is a form of contracting out that impacts not only temporary migrant workers, but all workers.

We will examine current organizing principles and practices and how they support the building of a broad-based workers movement that includes all workers.

We will explore new ways of organizing by identifying how union members can practice true solidarity with precarious, migrant, and workers without jobs in the workplace and in the community.

Special Cultural Performance and Discussion of: Future Folk

Future Folk is a performance written and performed by the Sulong Theatre Collective. "Sulong" means "battle cry" in Filipino. For the Sulong Theatre Collective, their battle cry is in the form of multidisciplinary performances that shout, wail and scream on behalf of brown women everywhere. The collective's powerful inaugural multi-disciplinary work, Future Folk, uses the vocabulary of Filipino folk arts to tell the story of Filipina "nannies" in Toronto and their labour under Canada's notorious Live-In Caregiver Program.

Please Register Due to limited space with:
Nicole (416)537-6532 ext. 2215

 

 

Steelworkers Hall
25 Cecil St.
Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 24.5988" N, 79° 23' 44.5452" W
CA
Nicole

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