Talk: Pioneers of the Picket Line 1


by Melanie Leavitt

Pioneers of the Picket Line: The role of women in the labour movement

Les Midinettes de Montréal, 1937 / Archives de la FTQ / Wikimedia Commons

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

Free

Languages: Presentation in French, discussion in French and English


One thought on “Talk: Pioneers of the Picket Line

  • Jacques Desjardins

    Cette conférence fut encore une fois de très haut niveau et m’a encore appris beaucoup sur l’histoire du Québec et la contribution de la communauté juive.

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