Authored by: Lynne Fernandez, Jim Silver

Grant: Partnering for Change: Community-Based Solutions for Aboriginal and Inner-City Poverty - 2012-2019
Category: Education, Training, and Capacity Building

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It is true that historically unions have acted in the interests of non-Indigenous workers, failing to adequately represent the interests of Indigenous workers, and even actively excluding them from paid employment. Today’s unions are working to eradicate those colonial and racist tendencies. Many are trying to incorporate Indigenous members in respectful ways, but much work remains to be done.

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