by Melanie Leavitt
Pioneers of the Picket Line: The role of women in the labour movement
From sweat-shop floors to picket lines, discover the stories of women – union organizers, community activists, and factory workers – who paved the way for the modern labour movement and workers’ rights in Montreal. A special focus will placed on the clothing industry and the work of Lea Roback, among others.
Sunday 29 January 2017, 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Mordecai-Richler Library – Mile End District
5434 avenue du Parc, Montreal (south of Saint-Viateur – 80 bus)
in the upstairs meeting room
Languages: Presentation in French, discussion in French and English