Welcome to The Break Room, our new, ongoing series where workers and organizers send in 15-20-minute clips to talk about issues they're facing, actions they're taking, and more! In this installment, Aminah Sheikh, a labor organizer with Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), tells us about how she worked with educators in Ontario to launch a successful unionization campaign during the Covid-19 pandemic. (All music sourced from The Free Music Archive)
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