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Aug 8 – International Solidarity report from the Philippines

Friday, July 20th, 2012 | Print This Article

Social Justice Leave In ACTION!!

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 | Print This Article

Taking full advantage of CULE’s negotiated improvements to our Social Justice Leave, Sisters Hetty Alcuitas and Monica Urrutia participated in a National Aboriginal Day event at Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver.  Brother Garry Fraser was also present albeit in a different capacity. If you also participated in events related to Social Justice leave and have pics for […]

Protected: January to May Report to CULE from Precy

Thursday, June 7th, 2012 | Print This Article

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International Solidarity Update: Railway View Project

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 | Print This Article

Dear Cule Members The CULE Solidarity Committee provided funding to the Guyana Railway View Literacy Project, this project is dedicated to addressing literacy issues within Guyana.  The project was awarded the Annual Award of Service from the Rotary Club. Please see below the communication and pictures.  On behalf of the Railway View Literacy Project please […]

Solidarity Update

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 | Print This Article

We encourage all CULE members to read the latest update (below) from MAKABAYAN – as usual it is password protected to ensure the security and privacy of our friends in the Philippines.

Protected: Solidarity update from MAKABAYAN

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 | Print This Article

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CULE Statement on December 20, International Human Solidarity Day

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 | Print This Article

The United Nations’ (UN) International Human Solidarity Day is annually held on December 20 to celebrate unity in diversity. It also aims to remind people on the importance of solidarity in working towards eradicating poverty. The International Human Solidarity Day was first proclaimed on December 22, 2005, at the UN General Assembly. It was proclaimed […]

Save the lives of Filipino Shipbuilders, Put Safety First

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 | Print This Article

Here, for the information of CULE members, is an update from MAKABAYAN on the situation at the Hanjin Shipyard For Immediate Release Subic, Zambales- “Shipbuilding is a high risk job; laxity on safety measures turns a shipyard into a gravely dangerous zone” this is the statement of Alfie Alipio, President of Samahan ng mga Manggagawa […]

AJTV: Hanjin Workers’ Struggle Continues – Kim Jin-suk & Sungmi Park & Precy Dagooc

Monday, August 29th, 2011 | Print This Article

The Al Jazeera show ‘The Stream’ recently did a feature on the current situation at the Hanjin Shipbuilding Company. There are protests happening in Korea because of their layoff of 170+ workers, and an analysis of the impact of moving the work to countries like the Philippines. As we know from our organizer, Precy Dagooc, […]

CULE supports Canadian Boat to Gaza

Thursday, July 7th, 2011 | Print This Article

The Canadian Union of Labour Employees (CULE) stand in solidarity with the Canadian Boat to Gaza, the Tahrir (Liberation in Arabic) and the Freedom Flotilla 2 — Stay Human.  We support the flotilla’s goals of delivering humanitarian aid to occupied Gaza, and to breaking the illegal blockade imposed by Israel. The Canadian Boat to Gaza […]

Protected: Report from Precy – May 2011 – please read inside

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 | Print This Article

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MAKABAYAN-KPD Press Release – May 1st

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 | Print This Article

CHURCH JOINS LABOR CALL FOR SECURE JOBS, LIVING WAGE 3,000 Strong Subic Workers To March on May 1 On the 125th anniversary of the international Labor Day, workers from Manggagawa para sa Kalayaan ng Bayan (MAKABAYAN) held coordinated protest actions in key cities across the nation unified by the demand for ‘job security and a […]

CULE Statement on May 1st

Friday, April 29th, 2011 | Print This Article

Canadian Union of Labour Employees (CULE) members stand shoulder-to-shoulder with workers on May 1st International Workers Day! As CULE members we are proud to be part of building the workers’ movement in Canada. Each day we struggle to improve workers rights and conditions at the workplace and in our society. We see this struggle as […]

International Solidarity: Update from the Railway View Project

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 | Print This Article

Here is an update from the Railway View project, an initiative (partially supported by the CULE International Solidarity Fund) to increase literacy levels and improve access to resources and facilities that support adult learning among sugar estate workers in Railway View, Guyana Some Key Accomplishments during the Reporting Period: The project started with the recruitment […]

Call out: Solidarity Fund

Monday, February 21st, 2011 | Print This Article

This is a call-out to CULE members from the CULE Solidarity Committee. The deadline for receipt of funding for solidarity requests is fast approaching. Please submit your request(s) and proposals to any member of the CULE Solidarity Committee by February 28, 2011.