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May 7, 2010

Health & Safety

Keeping H&S a Priority in Changing Times

More than 150 Manitoba Federation of Labour affiliated delegates and facilitators participated in the 29th Annual MFL Health and Safety Conference in Winnipeg. They spent two days focusing on this year's theme, 'Health and Safety - In the Path of Change.'

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April 29, 2010

Health & Safety

Special Events Mark the Day of Mourning

April 28th of Each Year is the Day of Mourning, a day set aside by the labour movement and the Government of Canada to honour workers who have killed, injured or sickened in the workplace. It is a day of mourning across Canada and in many other countries of the world as well.

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April 28, 2010

General

Eugene Kostyra Received Stanley Knowles Labour Solidarity Award

The Stanley Knowles Solidarity Award is presented at each Convention of the Manitoba New Democratic Party to a trade unionist who has shown a deep commitment to working people and the achievement of social justice through recognized contributions to the union movement and the Manitoba New Democratic Party.

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April 27, 2010

General

Judy Wasylycia-Leis Leaving Federal Politics

 

NDP MP Judy Wasylycia-Leis (left) announced on April 27 that she's leaving federal politics and will be resigning the seat she has held for Winnipeg North since 1997. Her resignation is effective as of May 1, 2010.

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April 27, 2010

Health & Safety

CLC Day of Mourning Statement

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Nova Scotia Westray mine disaster, where an underground methane explosion took the lives of 26 workers.

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February 11, 2010

General

Black History Month 2010

The Canadian Labour Congress representing 3.2 million unionized workers acknowledges the month of February is an important opportunity to recognize and celebrate the significant contributions made by members of the African-Diaspora to our unions, workplaces and communities.

Here are just two historic examples worth remembering.

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February 10, 2010

Health & Safety

Labour's Effort to Help Haiti's Earthquake Victims

All the world has watched with horror the images of the devastation caued by the earthquate in Haiti. Emergency relief to aid the victims is essential and the Canadian labour movement is responding once again with the same generosity and solidarity as in previous disasters. As in the past, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is coordinating labour's response.

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January 14, 2010

General

End to Lockout a Small Improvement for Tembec Workers

Tembec has been ordered by the Manitoba Labour Board to end the lockout of more than 250 of its employees which began September 1, 2009. But that doesn't mean the workers will soon be back on the job.

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July 20, 2009

General

New OHC Executive Director Appointed

The Manitoba Federation of Labour Occupational Health Centre recently recognized Carol Loveridge at her retirement as Executive Director from the MFL OHC.

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