On February 15, 1974, hundreds of teachers from Surrey walked out of their classrooms to take their case for decreased class size to Victoria.
In the course of one day, the Surrey teachers were able to achieve their goal in a deal that benefited not only their District, but the entire provincial public school system.
In partnership with WorkSafeBC we have released a new video which presents the history of the Canadian Farmworkers Union (CFWU) and their fight for health and safety rights in BC. The video includes interviews with CFWU founders Raj Chouhan and Charan Gill. It documents the partnerships formed with groups such as the United Farmworkers and its iconic leader Caesar Chavez.