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Yolanda McClean

An experienced leader and champion in the fight for equality, Yolanda McClean the is CUPE National’s Diversity Vice-President and is the 2nd Vice President for CUPE Ontario. She is a progressive voice for change and inclusion in CUPE, the labour movement and the community.  Yolanda has developed strong anti-racism programs for workers of colour in CUPE sectors across Canada. Yolanda is the president of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionist, providing a strong voice for black worker within the trade union

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Chris Ramsaroop

Article and photo from www.nfu.ca (National Farmer’s Union). Chris Ramsaroop is an organizer with Justicia for Migrant Workers. He is also an instructor in the Caribbean Studies Program at the University of Toronto and a clinic instructor at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law. Ramsaroop is working to complete his PhD at OISE/University of Toronto. Justicia for Migrant Workers is a grassroots activist collective that has been organizing with migrant workers for nearly 20 years. Justicia’s work is based on

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Hassan Yussuff

Hassan Yussuff is a Canadian labour leader and president of the Canadian Labour Congress. Yussuff emigrated to Canada from Guyana as a young man to work as a heavy truck mechanic[1] and soon found employment on the plant floor of CanCar, an automotive parts manufacturer, in Toronto[2] where he became a member of the Canadian Auto Workers. Within a year, he was elected plant chairman of Local 252 of the Canadian Auto Workers and later was elected plant chairman of the General Motors Truck Centre. He later served

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