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What is the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists About?

We Are All Labour Activists



Members of the Chapter and International CBTU Board are elected by the membership or delegates of the CBTU. They are all unionised members of their individual unions and perform the daily activities required to make the CBTU strive.

Meetings, Conferences & Conventions

Announcements & Articles

CBTU Statement on the Federal Public Service Workers’ Class Action Lawsuit against the Federal Government


The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) in Canada stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the Black Class Action Secretariat and the more than 1,500 Black Federal public service employees who have joined the proposed class action lawsuit against the Federal government of Canada. The lawsuit spotlights the Canadian government's failure to hire and promote Black workers in the Federal public service and speaks to the discrimination and harassment of tens of thousands of Black workers over decades. 

CBTU Canada Statement on the Toronto Police Services 2020 Race Based Data Collection Findings

The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) in Canada acknowledges the apology to the Black community by Toronto Police Chief James Ramer. We further recognize that the information collected in the 2020 Race-Based Data Collection Report sheds light on the policing of Black and Indigenous communities, covering multiple years with various police chiefs at the helm.