EventsFighting Anti-Black Racism & Systemic Discrimination in Canadian Workplaces and Trade Unions

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Fighting Anti-Black Racism & Systemic Discrimination in Canadian Workplaces and Trade Unions

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Description

TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

A discussion of how employers and unions perpetuate anti-Black racism and systemic discrimination, and how people fight back.

The forum will examine the Black class action lawsuit recently filed against the federal public service for decades of systemic discrimination, and will shed light on current research into the path-breaking 1990s case (documented in the Lynn Jones Heritage Collection) against intersecting grounds of discrimination in the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), which are unresolved into the present.


What you can expect

You can participate with video and/or microphone on, or sit back and watch. Stay for the Q&A.


How to attend

Register 1 attendee per participant. You will be emailed an invitation link to Zoom and instructions on the day of the event. 

Tech Requirements: All devices are accepted.

New to Zoom? No problem. Instructions will be emailed to you, and we’ll be there to guide you.


Registration ends at 4:00 PM on April 27.  The registration link will be sent shortly after 4:00 PM. Latecomers can also email anthony.gracey@gmail.com for the Zoom link.


Your privacy is important to us

No recordings, screenshots, or photographs will be permitted by hosts or participants.

Please be mindful of your visible and audible background environment in protection of your privacy and in ensuring a safe space for all participating.


Resources


Program:
African Heritage Month
Suitable for:
Adults
Type:
Social Issues
Language:
English

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