Labour Force

The workforce at GWG reflected the waves of immigration to Edmonton throughout the 20th century: Ukrainian, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, South Asian... as each immigrant group came to Edmonton, newcomers came to work at GWG and the workforce became increasingly diverse.

Workers at the GWG Factory Before World War II

European Immigrants at GWG in the Post War Era

New Immigrants at GWG after 1967

Accommodating an Increasingly Diverse Workforce

Union Activities at GWG