Across Cultures

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No Time to Stop

No Time to Stop
1990, director: Helene Klodawsky

Excerpt (2:38)


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A programmer talks about not being able to find work in Canada in the computer field. Alberta Onyejekwe, a Canadian originally from Ghana, describes the difficulty she had adjusting to being a garment worker. Seeing workers denied their rights, she began to organize some of the women. Finally, a union was created despite the opposition of the bosses.