Toronto Labour Day Parade 2019 Pictorial by Ysh Cabana

Community Round Up Sep 27, 2019 at 3:18 pm
John Cartwright, President of Toronto and York Region Labour Council.

John Cartwright, President of Toronto and York Region Labour Council.

Members of Unifor flank Toronto Mayor John Tory in a program held at the City Hall morning of Labour Day.

Members of Unifor flank Toronto Mayor John Tory in a program held at the City Hall morning of Labour Day.

Filipino workers in the hospitality industry and their families with Unite Here Local 75.

Filipino workers in the hospitality industry and their families with Unite Here Local 75.

Grassroots Injured Workers Action for Justice (IWA4J).

Grassroots Injured Workers Action for Justice (IWA4J).

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 2.

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 2.

Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE) Local 343

Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE) Local 343

Service Employees International Union’s (SEIU) Justice for Janitors campaign leads the way for a movement of more than 225,000 janitors in North America.

Service Employees International Union’s (SEIU) Justice for Janitors campaign leads the way for a movement of more than 225,000 janitors in North America.

In vivid purple, SEIU Healthcare came out loud to show how serious the fight for pay equity rights of workers in predominantly-female public-sector workplaces.

In vivid purple, SEIU Healthcare came out loud to show how serious the fight for pay equity rights of workers in predominantly-female public-sector workplaces.

Coming from various unions, ethno-cultural Filipino Workers Network joined the parade.

Coming from various unions, ethno-cultural Filipino Workers Network joined the parade.

United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada) Locals 175 & 633 members.

United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada) Locals 175 & 633 members.

Canadian labour union representing performers in English-language media. Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA).

Canadian labour union representing performers in English-language media. Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA).

Caregiver Connections, Education and Support Organization and other Filipino community members handed out flyers and asked passersby to sign a pledge in opposing racism.

Caregiver Connections, Education and Support Organization and other Filipino community members handed out flyers and asked passersby to sign a pledge in opposing racism.

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