International Women’s Day 2017 #Be Bold For Change #Rise up for Change Wednesday, March 8th 2017
In 1908, the seeds of International Women’s Day were sown when women from the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union went on strike and demanded not just better wages and benefits, but better working conditions as well. Their demand for “Bread and Roses” has become the international theme for the women’s movement around the globe. Unions have played a key role in elevating the status of women in Newfoundland & Labrador (NL) and in our country. No doubt about it: women need unions! Read the full article here.