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.
Table of Contents
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
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