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September 24, 2010

Health & Safety

Labour Support of United Way Urged

MFL President Kevin Rebeck is urging working men and women to throw their personal support behind the 2010 United Way Fund Raising Campaign that is underway in communities across Manitoba.

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September 13, 2010

General

Why the New West Partnership is Bad Idea

Kevin Rebeck, President, Manitoba Federation of Labour

I enjoy many of the debates that Dave Angus and I engage in when our paths cross - but the argument he advances in his opinion piece 'Manitoba must seek a seat at the table' (Winnipeg Free Press Sept 3, 2010) would not be one of the enjoyable ones.

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August 16, 2010

General

Scholarship Awarded to Daria Hrytsay

This year the Al Cerilli Manitoba Federation of Labour Scholarship was offered to members of MFL affiliated unions who are 35 years of age or younger. The money is to be used by the scholarship recipient to help cover the cost of their continuing education or a post-secondary program at a recognized institution.

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August 9, 2010

General

MFL Special Projects Coordinator Hired

Brother Jean-Guy Bourgeois has been selected to be the new Manitoba Federation of Labour Special Projects Coordinator. Bourgeois brings strong credentials to the MFL that will result in strong support services for the MFL Executive Council and all affiliated unions. These credentials include:

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August 6, 2010

WCB

Federation of Labour Presidents Demand Action on Job Losses

On August 6, Canada's Federation of Labour Presidents wrapped up three days of meetings in Winnipeg by demanding action from provincial and federal governments to stop the job loss hemorrhage.

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August 6, 2010

Pensions

Federation of Labour Presidents Speak up for Pension, Jobs, the Economy

Canada's Federations of Labour Presidents met in Winnipeg during the week of August 3 to hold talks focusing on public pensions, job creation and the general state of the economy.

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August 5, 2010

General

Action Needed on the Economy, Job Creation

Canada's provincial and territorial Federations of Labour presidents released a statement on August 5 that emphasizes that the fractious economic recovery must result in the creation of jobs if ordinary people are to share fairly in it.

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July 20, 2010

General

MFL/OHC Executive Director Carol Loveridge Retires

 

Carol Loveridge has retired from her position as the MFL's Occupational Health Centre Executive Director. A retirement reception was held for her on June 25 at which MFL Executive Director Sylvia Farley (left in photo) made a presentation to her.

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July 17, 2010

Pensions

MFL President offered some suggestions to the prime minister on Employment Insurance

July 16, 2010
The Right Honourable Stephen Harper
Prime Minister of Canada
80 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A2

Sent by e-mail: harper.s@parl.gc.ca

Dear Prime Minister Harper:

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June 3, 2010

General

Numerous Issues Covered by May MFL Executive Council Meeting

 

The Manitoba Federation of Labour Executive Council May 2010 meeting was held in Dauphin on May 27 and 28. Each year, the MFL Executive meets at a location outside of Winnipeg for one of its four annual meetings.

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