Union leaders attend the UN Conference on the Status of Women

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RadioLabour Canada’s Country Report for the week March 22-29, 2019

The United Nation's 2019 conference of the Commission on the Status of Women held its annual conference in New York March 11-22. An interview with the 1st Vice-President of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario, Karen Campbell.

Also in RadioLabour's Canada Report for March 22-29, 2019

  • A young activist suffering with autism calls on the world to act on climate as the emergency it is.  Greta Thunberg is nominated for a Noble Prize. Unions support the call and demand a just transition for workers.
  • The LabourStart Report about union events in Canada and around the world.
  • And singing: "You Knew Granpa, You Knew" by Australia's Victorian Labour Choir. Used by permission.

Image: Karen Campbell of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario. Photo by ETFO. Used with permission.

RadioLabour is the international labour movement's radio service. It was established nine years ago to report on union issues and events with an emphasis on developing countries. It is now producing country-specific programmes starting with Canada. Its primary reporters are members of The Canadian Freelance Union, a community chapter of UNIFOR. Its host is Marc Bélanger, a former head of the labour education programme of the International Labour Organization in Turin Italy. RadioLabour's reporters are accredited by the International Federation of Journalists.

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