Open letter to UN member States

March 22, 2017

            Open letter to UN member States

UN CSW 61 – Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work, 13 to 24 March 2017

Feminist Approach to Economic Empowerment

March 17, 2017

By: Lisa Kelly, Unifor, Canadian Trade Union Delegation

AFL-CIO Women's Global Leadership Program

March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15

12:30pm - 2:00pm

Building Power for Women Workers in the Changing World of Work

AFL-CIO-sponsored parallel event at the Commission on the Status of Women


Put migrant domestic workers higher on the international Human Rights agenda

March 15, 2017

By Myriam Vandenbroucke, project manager with Hivos, 14 March 2017

We're back! Labour sisters from 44 countries in attendance at UNCSW61.

March 14, 2017

By: Canadian Trade Union Delegates - Jan Simpson #CUPW, Shirley Friesen #PIPSC, Catina Sicoli #SIU, Patty Coates #OFL

Reflections from UNCSW Day 1: Gender Equality the Nordic Way

March 14, 2017

By: Beatrice Bruske, UFCW, Canadian Trade Union Delegation

Building women workers' power through organizing

March 14, 2017

By: Morna Ballantyne, Child Care campaigner PSAC/CCAAC, Canadian Trade Union Delegaion

Canadian delegate Michelle Gawronsky (MGEU) shares thoughts on CSW61 Day 1

March 14, 2017

By: Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President, Canadian Trade Union Delegation

Today we had very interesting discussions and information sharing in our meeting this morning with Minister Hajdu at the CSW61 in New York.

Canadian delegate Heather Smith (CTF) shares thoughts on meeting with Minister Patty Hajdu

March 14, 2017

Canadian Teachers' Federation President Heather Smith is in New York this week for the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) meetings representing the Trade Union Delegation. Yesterday the Canadian delegation met with Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. Here is what she had to say about the meeting.

Unifor sisters attending CSW61 visit "Fearless Girl"

Reflections from UNCSW Day 1: The Women are lifting up the World

March 14, 2017

By: Lana Payne, Atlantic Unifor Director


On Monday I stepped inside the United Nations in New York for the first time as part of the global trade union delegation attending the UN Commission on the Status of Women.