CURC endorses boycott of Carnival Cruises
CURC is endorsing the growing boycott of Carnival Cruises until the six-month long labour dispute at Crown Holdings is resolved. “We want Carnival’s CEO to know Canadian union retirees won’t be taking his cruises unless he acts to offer Crown workers a fair deal,” said CURC President Pat Kerwin. »full story
Don Wright honoured with CURC Award
Don Wright, a founding member of the Toronto and York Area Council of CURC received the CURC Award at our 2013 Convention. Don has been an activist for social justice throughout his adult life. The CURC Award is presented at every convention to honour a member who has made an outstanding contribution to the labour movement, the community and the Congress of Union Retirees of Canada.
Joyce Cruikshank wins Lynn Williams Award
We congratulate Joyce Cruickshank of Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) Chapter 6-80, who received the third annual Lynn Williams Award for Service. This award, created in 2010 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the creation of SOAR by International President Lynn Williams is the highest tribute available to a SOAR member.