Sunday, March 8, 12 noon, 31 Wellesley Street East, just steps east of Wellesley Station on the Yonge Street subway line, at the OPSEU Toronto Region Membership Centre.
Fight Austerity, Precarious Work, Inequality and Concessions Bargaining with Union Democracy and Class Struggle! No to ‘strategic voting’ for Liberals. Victory to PSAC! Seize GM and convert it to electric vehicle production. For a General Strike to Dump Thug Ford! Build on the gains by WAM at the OFL Convention. On to the Canadian Labour Congress Convention!
12 noon – Registration, $5 or pay what you can.
1 p.m. – The State of the Labour Movement
Speakers: Sandra Griffith-Bonaparte, activist, Public Service Alliance of Canada,
Nigel Barriffe, Toronto Teachers Executive Member, Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario,
Barry Conway, member of CUPE Local 5167 in Hamilton, past WAM candidate for President of the Ontario Federation of Labour. Foodster?
Chelsea Catherine, Young Worker Rep on the Durham Region Labour Council working for the faculty association at Ontario Tech in Oshawa and is on the local executive of CUPE 1281
3 p.m. – For an Action Program and a Rank and File Team to run for top executive positions at the Canadian Labour Congress Convention,
May 4-8, Vancouver.
Kurt Young, member of Sheet Metal Workers’ union; and
Barry Weisleder, Substitute Teachers’ Action Caucus, OSSTF.
4:30 p.m. – Organizing to win Fund raising, literature and social media tasks to advance the WAM campaign.
Julius Arscott, OPSEU
Conclude with the singing of Solidarity Forever, and the Internationale.
Everyone, all workers — organized, and not yet organized — are welcome.