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The ongoing crisis for the uprising in Syria and solidarity

August 29, 2016
| Labour updates from the Asia Pacific region and interview with Syrian activist on the ongoing crisis in Syria
Length: 28:48 minutes (13.18 MB)

Jerry Dias reflects on Unifor's first three years

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When Jerry Dias was elected president of Unifor in 2013 at its founding convention, he had an ambitious agenda that included prioritizing organizing of young and precarious workers and pushing $10 million into new organizing efforts.

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Immigrants send gifts across borders

August 28, 2016
| This 2004 talk from Maria Jimenez on how immigrants sustain their home communities remains relevant today.
Length: 29:07 minutes (40 MB)

Not quite back to school for Mexican teachers

Photo: Solidarity with Ayotzinapa Vancouver

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Teachers in four Mexican states refused to head back to school on Monday as the teacher-led movement against President Enrique Peña Nieto's impeding education reform ramps up with ongoing strikes and renewed road blockades.

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August 11, 2016 |
Unifor opened formal contract talks with General Motors this afternoon, in what could be the most important round of auto talks in a generation. Stay informed, take action, and support #autotalks16.
Asia Pacific Currents

Political murder in Cambodia an attempt to intimidate opposition

July 26, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and the significance of the latest political killing in Cambodia.
Length: 29:37 minutes (13.56 MB)
Asia Pacific Currents

Repression of labour activists in South Korea intensifies with jail sentences

July 20, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and arrests of trade unionists in South Korea.
Length: 29:16 minutes (13.4 MB)
| July 20, 2016
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Canada Post and CUPW back at the table

July 18, 2016
| Two weeks ago Canada Post issued 72-hour lockout notice to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. But management withdrew its lockout notice when it didn't get the backing of the Liberal government.
Length: 14:20 minutes (13.13 MB)
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