Minutes of Canadian UAW Council Women’s Committee – April 14, 1981


Minutes of the first meeting of the Canadian UAW Council Women’s Committee. It notes the election of committee officers,as well as discussion about International Women’s Day, UAW bargaining goals for childcare and maternity leave, attendance at UAW Women’s Conferences, and the agenda for the upcoming Canadian UAW Women’s conference with workshops on assertiveness, public speaking, parliamentary procedure, making your union work for you, employment standards law and pensions. There is also a list of affirmative action goals the committee vowed to pursue, such as more women in union leadership roles and more women in non-traditional jobs.