Call for members to attend the USW’s Solidarity in Hard Times workshops: Staying Healthy and Safe

July 5, 2021 - Whether it’s lobbying for paid sick days, standing against racism, bargaining good contracts, or supporting a co-worker who is struggling to cope, USW members stand in solidarity with others. The Union is introducing a series of 3 online one-day workshops built around the theme of “Solidarity in Hard Times”:

July 21 Staying Healthy and Safe
September 15 A Fair and Equitable Recovery
November 10 Solidarity Looks Like This

This series of online events will give members the opportunity to meet virtually and exchange ideas on how labour activists can support one another and their communities. 

Below are the details for the first workshop, Staying Healthy and Safe:

Date: Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Where: Online (a link to access conference platform will be provided after registration)
Time: 11:00 am to 5:30 pm Eastern Time


11:00 pm ET: Conference Opening and Welcoming Remarks from National Director
11:30 pm ET: Panel on Raising the Bar on Women’s Health & Safety
12:10 pm ET: Mental Health & the Pandemic
1:20 pm ET: Session on Episodic Disabilities
2:00 pm ET: Racism as a Hazard at Work
2:50 pm ET: Workshops
3:50 pm ET: Every Child Matters
4:30 pm ET: Equity Caucuses
5:15 pm ET: Prize Draws & Closing Remarks 

There are 2 ways you can register:

  1. Members who are willing to attend on their own time (without needing time off work) can register themselves here directly.
  1. Members who are not willing to attend on their own time should apply via the Local’s webform, and the Local will register you if you are approved by the Local to attend >>> Please register by July 8, 2021, at 12:00 pm PT / 1:00 pm MT / 3:00 pm ET.

In Solidarity,

USW Local 1944