The Canadian Press

2013-08-31 | Unifor-Founding-Convention

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The Canadian Auto Workers union and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada formally merged into Unifor, Canada's largest private sector union with more than 300-thousand members. Jerry Dias (DYE'-as) was elected the first president. In his acceptance speech, he said it was time for labor to go on the offensive. (More than four-thousand people gathered in Toronto for the union's founding convention.)

Date: 2013-08-31
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we are building a country were free collective bargaining is treated as a fundamental human right alright that cannot be taken away by government not government >>

Clip ID: 20130831CPCN002