Build Back Better Summer Summit
From August 19 to 21, 2020, we’ll be holding the Unifor Summer Summit, an online forum to allow us to connect and strategize on what comes next for workers after the pandemic.
This summit will include a combination of live broadcast events and closed regional and equity forums. But don’t worry, you won’t be in front of your computer for three days!
During the Event
You can participate on Facebook by commenting, asking questions, and sharing the live feed with your friends.
English public events will be streamed and closed-captioned on Unifor Canada.
French public events will be streamed and closed-captioned on Unifor Quebec.
Summer Summit at a glance
Wednesday August 19
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time Welcome to the summit!, National President Jerry Dias
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Equity Forum for Workers with disabilities (self-identified participants only)
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Working on the front-line of the pandemic: Unifor members share their stories
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Equity Forum for LGBTQ workers (self-identified participants only)
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Equity Forum for Young Workers (self-identified participants only)
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Western Regional Meeting (Western region participants only), Live address by Western Regional Director Gavin McGarrigle
Thursday August 20
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Eastern Time, Ontario Regional Meeting (Ontario region participants only), Live address by Ontario Regional Director Naureen Rizvi
12:30 noon to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Equity Forum for women (self-identified participants only)
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Québec Regional Meeting (Québec participants only), Live address by Québec Director Renaud Gagné
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Working Together for Racial Justice: Live talk
6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Equity Forum for Aboriginal & Workers of Colour (self-identified participants only)
Friday August 21
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Eastern Time. Atlantic Regional Meeting (Atlantic regional participants only), Live Address by Atlantic Regional Director Linda MacNeil
12:30 noon to 1:45 p.m. Eastern Time, Building Back Better Together: Live Panel, National Secretary-Treasurer Lana Payne
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