All Steelworkers are invited to join our next Steelworkers Talk Politics online event, where we have a chance to informally exchange ideas and opinions about political issues of the day.
Steelworkers Talk Politics – Engaging Hearts and Minds: Voter Engagement and our Union
Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 7:00 p.m. (EDT)
Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 26 to hear from:
- Matthew Green, NDP MP, Hamilton Centre
- Jana Papuckoski, Vice-President, USW Local 5296 and former Ontario NDP candidate
- Brandon Tozzo, lecturer at Trent University, political commentator and President of OPSEU Local 468
Join our guests online in an open discussion about engaging union members in voting and politics:
- What is populism and how does it affect our union and union members?
- The importance of union members engaging in the political process
- Appealing to those who feel left behind by politics
- Discussing the rise in right-wing populism and disillusion in the context of the history of unions and worker solidarity
- Getting to a conversation with those who feel left behind by politics, politicians and governments
All Steelworkers are welcome.
Steelworkers are active in politics to have a positive impact on our workplaces, our communities and in our lives. During the pandemic we can’t gather in person, so let’s get together online.
Brought to you by the USW District 6 Political Action Committee.
We hope you’ll join us.
Briana Broderick and Seppo Vataja
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USW District 6 Political Action Committee Co-ordinators