National Movement for Full Employment
Publisher: Parallel Institute for Community and Regional Development, Montreal, Canada
Organization profile published 1978
Year Published: 1978
Resource Type: Organization
Cx Number: CX776
A national call to create a national movement for full employment.
Abstract: TO BUILD A NATIONAL MOVEMENT FOR FULL EMPLOYMENT
In 1931 there were 500,000 unemployed Canadians. Today in 1978 there are more than 1,000,000.
Unemployment means debts and desperation, divorce and despair, waste and worry, crime and punishment disease and death.
In the 1930's prime minister Bennett and president Hoover cut public speeding forcing working people to pay the cost of the economic crisis. Prime Minster Trudeau is doing the same. Joe Clark promises more of the same.
Organizations of unemployed and working people across Canada - in Vancouver, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, London, Halifax, St. John's-have been struggling to maintain hard- won rights. In vain. Lay - offs and roll backs in U.I.C. continue to
We all need allies, a common program, shared tactics.
United we're strong. Divided we're meek.
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This organization no longer exists.
This abstract was published in the Connexions Digest in 1978.