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Digital Archives - Not the usual commuteOct 25, 1996 | 18:05Digital Archives Not the usual commute Audio
Digital Archives Not the usual commute Oct 25, 1996 | 18:05Anti-government protestors shut down Toronto public transit.
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Digital Archives The homeworkers market feeds garment industry Dec 16, 1993 | 1:51An underground garment worker has her contract cut off.
Digital Archives - Union women: 'Tough cookies' of the Great DepressionDec 17, 1991 | 7:22Digital Archives Union women: 'Tough cookies' of the Great Depression Audio
Digital Archives Union women: 'Tough cookies' of the Great Depression Dec 17, 1991 | 7:22Union pioneer Léa Roback praises textile workers for walking out during tough times.
Digital Archives - Garment industry favouring foreign contractsJun 14, 1989 | 1:57Digital Archives Garment industry favouring foreign contracts Video
Digital Archives Garment industry favouring foreign contracts Jun 14, 1989 | 1:57Cheap Mexican labour means layoffs for workers at Bovie Manufacturing.
Digital Archives - The garment industry: working at nightOct 20, 1983 | 15:32Digital Archives The garment industry: working at night Video
Digital Archives The garment industry: working at night Oct 20, 1983 | 15:32The garment industry goes underground.
Digital Archives - Quebec garment workers' first strike in four decadesAug 15, 1983 | 2:01Digital Archives Quebec garment workers' first strike in four decades Video
Digital Archives Quebec garment workers' first strike in four decades Aug 15, 1983 | 2:01Management says 9,000-person strike will paralyze an already-weakened garment industry.
Digital Archives - The 1982 UAW strike at ChryslerDec 12, 1982 | 1:51Digital Archives The 1982 UAW strike at Chrysler Video
Digital Archives The 1982 UAW strike at Chrysler Dec 12, 1982 | 1:51After five weeks of an unprecedented Canadian-only job action the UAW ratifies a new contract.
Digital Archives - Postal strike of 1981Jul 22, 1981 | 1:36Digital Archives Postal strike of 1981 Video
Digital Archives Postal strike of 1981 Jul 22, 1981 | 1:36After 42 days the postal strike is at last resolved.
Digital Archives - Union organizer arrested for 'seditious conspiracy'Sep 1, 1980 | 5:54Digital Archives Union organizer arrested for 'seditious conspiracy' Video
Digital Archives Union organizer arrested for 'seditious conspiracy' Sep 1, 1980 | 5:54Madeleine Parent organizes a 6,000-strong walkout.
Digital Archives - Shedding light on the rag tradeJun 24, 1979 | 5:15Digital Archives Shedding light on the rag trade Audio
Digital Archives Shedding light on the rag trade Jun 24, 1979 | 5:15Women of the schmatte recall appalling pre-union conditions.
Digital Archives - Madeleine Parent discusses Puretex strikeMay 5, 1978 | 5:47Digital Archives Madeleine Parent discusses Puretex strike Audio
Digital Archives Madeleine Parent discusses Puretex strike May 5, 1978 | 5:47Union leader talks to Barbara Frum about implications of knitting factory setting up surveillance cameras.
Digital Archives - Saskatchewan's labour movement protests wage and price controlsOct 17, 1977 | 5:07Digital Archives Saskatchewan's labour movement protests wage and price controls Video
Digital Archives Saskatchewan's labour movement protests wage and price controls Oct 17, 1977 | 5:07Saskatchewan's labour movement fight back on wage and price controls. Solidarity Forever lyrics: Ralph Chaplin.
Digital Archives - Union women: The 'job ghetto' of women's workDec 22, 1976 | 8:14Digital Archives Union women: The 'job ghetto' of women's work Video
Digital Archives Union women: The 'job ghetto' of women's work Dec 22, 1976 | 8:14Grace Hartman, Canada's first female union leader, addresses women's wages.
Digital Archives - B.C. workers protest in Ottawa, 1935Nov 15, 1972 | 25:14Digital Archives B.C. workers protest in Ottawa, 1935 Audio
Digital Archives B.C. workers protest in Ottawa, 1935 Nov 15, 1972 | 25:14The frustrations of the Great Depression boil over.
Digital Archives - Remembering the Winnipeg General StrikeMay 15, 1969 | 3:11Digital Archives Remembering the Winnipeg General Strike Audio
Digital Archives Remembering the Winnipeg General Strike May 15, 1969 | 3:11Political leaders feared the 1919 general strike would bring "a Red government installed on the banks of the Red River."

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