Posts Tagged "Labour History"

Burma Shave

I was puzzled by a request to come out to a “burma shave” event. Luckily we have some very experienced and clever communications officers at BCGEU. I asked one of them and he let me know that the term refers…

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T Buck Suzuki

My uncle Buck died years ago when I was still in school. I never got a chance to talk to him about his union activism – and in school I don’t recall learning anything about unions.
I knew he was a…

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BCGEU Book Club

I love reading. I always have.
Books have the ability to inform, educate, and entertain.
Three books I’ll share with you:
Rebel Life – The Life and Times of Robert Gosden – Revolutionary, Mystic, Labour Spy – By Mark Leier
Mark Leier teaches labour…

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Remember our past, fight for our future!

May 1 is International Workers’ Day – and also the start of Labour History Month, Child Care Month, and Asian Heritage Month.
One of the projects I’ve been working on is the BCGEU History Project. I think it is so important…

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