Art Kube

Art Kube

Interviewee: Art Kube

Date: April 5, 2016

Location: Surrey, BC

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Key Subjects: Alberta labour movement; B.C. Federation of Labour [BC Fed]; Canadian Labour Congress [CLC]; Collective agreements; International trade union movement; Labour education; Labour history; Labour school; Negotiating; Ontario labour movement; Organizing; Poland; Socialism; Trade unionism; United Steelworkers; White-collar organization;

Art Kube was born in Poland. He was introduced to the labour movement while growing up there, and moved to Canada as a young man. He was raised in a Socialist household, and soon became involved in organizing workers across a wide variety of industries. He eventually became President of the BC Federation of Labour.