That'll be the Day

Olive Richer and Marie Emery
Olive Richer and Marie Emery made history in the 1970s at Inco Ltd. in Sudbury, winning grievances against managers who vowed, “That’ll be the day, when women work in the smelter!” They went to work in the smelter as “furnacemen’s helpers,” then set up a women’s committee to further champion women’s rights in the workplace.

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