Socialist Action March Along with 20,000+ union members for Toronto's 150th Labour Day Parade

Socialist Action Members March with 20,000+ union members for Toronto’s 150th Labour Day Parade

Last Monday, Socialist Action took part in the 150th Labour Day Parade. Organized by the Toronto and York Region Labour Council. Socialist Action was joined by members of the Municipal Socialist Alliance and over 20,000 union members from both the public and private sectors. Comrades and allies marched from Queen and University to the entrance of the CNE. Chanting, singing, waving flags and banners, and even posing for pictures along the way.

Socialist Action walks in solidarity with striking Pearson International Airport workers

Teamsters Local 419 represents 700 workers employed by Swissport, a multinational company subcontracted to handle baggage for several airlines at Toronto's Pearson International Airport (YYZ). The workers have been on strike since July 27. Their demands are:  wage increases that…

United for Palestine Rally Videos

Socialist Action at the rally hosted by United for Palestine across from the Israeli consulate, in Toronto!  Videos from July 29, 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEpqv1P9I6I&feature=youtu.be   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qq2WBqccnug&feature=youtu.be   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZeod3n3QdE&feature=youtu.be   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rn8c-IigDUk&feature=youtu.be   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeKaNi5P2JI&feature=youtu.be   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D69mlMZm0nU&feature=youtu.be   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faPb4UYtQjo&feature=youtu.be   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOkfHhD-QkM&feature=youtu.be

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