Monday, 12 November 2012

Family Leave Project goes to Hamilton.

The Workers' History Museum's exhibit The Struggle for Family Leave continues its tour in Hamilton, Ontario will it will enjoy a six week run at the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, 51 Stuart Street, Hamilton, ON. The exhibit will be on public display from November 15 to December 21, 2012.

The exhibit details the struggle of unions such as the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Public Service Alliance of Canada, Communications Workers of Canada (now CEP) and the Quebec Common Front to win maternity leave and other family leave benefits.

The exhibit officially opens on Friday November 23, 2012 at the WAHC and will be marked with several special events that are not to be missed.

Video interviews 
Members of the Workers' History Museum from Ottawa will be conducting video interviews from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm, Friday 23 November. Visitors to the exhibit will be invited to share their memories of family leave: fighting for it, negotiating it and taking it. 

Wine and cheese reception 
The Workers Arts and Heritage Centre will host an official exhibit opening, starting at 7:00pm on the evening of 23 November.

Documentary screening 
The Past Perfect Productions video, A Struggle to Remember: Fighting for Our Families, will  be screened during the reception on Friday 23 November as part of the Canadian Labour International Film Festival.

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