Raising the Workers' Flag
The Workers' Unity League of Canada, 1930-1936

Endicott, Stephen L.
Publisher:  University of Toronto Press, Canada
Year Published:  2012  
Pages:  442pp   ISBN:  978-1-4426-1226-6
Library of Congress Number:  HD8106.E54 2012   Dewey:  331.8097109'043
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX14697

A history of the Workers' Unity League, the Canadian affiliate of the Communist Red International of Labour Unions.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations

1. Workers in Canada's Second Industrial Revolution
2. The Red International
3. Getting Started
4. Going to 'Mecca'
5. 1931: Trial by Fire
6. Red Blairmore
7. August 1932: Confronting the Prime Minister
8. The First Congress of the Workers' Unity League 1932
9. Women of the Workers' Unity League: Taking Their Place Side by Side as Activists in
the Labour Market
10. Hard Rock Miners: Anyox - Noranda - Flin Flon
11. 1933: Gaining Momentum
12. Sweatshops and Militancy in the Needle Trades
13. Woodsmen of the West
14. Fishers in the Salish Sea
15. Not Hot Cakes or Foremen: On to Ottawa!
16. Changing Times: The Final Convention of the Workers' Unity League

Afterword
Appendix I: Draft Constitution of the Workers' Unity League of Canada
Appendix II: Federal Department of Labour Diagram of the Workers' Unity League, c. 1933
Appendix III: Charter for the Right to Live
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Subject Headings

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