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Book Launch: The 9 Hour Movement

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Join us for a launch of the booklet The 9 Hour Movement: How Civil Disobedience Made Unions Legal by Doug Nesbitt

The Nine-Hour Movement started in Canada in 1872. Beginning in Hamilton, the movement spread quickly to Toronto and Montréal. This marked Canada’s first national attempt at a labour movement, pushing for the nine-hour work day which united both unionized and non-unionized workers alike.

We are excited to team up with our friends at CUPE 3906 and the Hamilton & District Labour Council to present the launch of this booklet about the Nine-Hour Movement by Doug Nesbitt, published by Rank and File. Booklets will be available at the launch for $5 each.

The author will be present at the launch. Refreshments will be served; all are welcome.

For more information, contact Tara Bursey, Program Coordinator at (905) 522-3003 ex. 29 or tara@wahc-museum.ca.

51 Stuart Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8L 1B5       905.522.3003       Public Hours: Wed to SAT > 10am—4pm