MFL Reports & Briefs

The Manitoba Federation of Labour is speaking out on the issues that matter to our affiliate unions, and the members and families that belong to those unions.

With your help and input, we are talking formally and informally to key decision-makers across our province. We invite you to download and read the reports and briefs we have published and presented.

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MFL Submission on Manitoba's Discussion Paper on a Proposed Accessibility Standard for Employment Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The MFL expresses strong support for The Accessibility for Manitobans Act and the goals of building a more diverse and representative workforce, and breaking down barriers to employment for persons with disabilities. The MFL offers proposals for how to build off the government's draft Accessibility Standard for Employment, and make further progress toward achieving an accessible labour market for all.

MFL sub re. Accessibility Std - Employment.pdf
MFL Submission to The Workers Compensation Act (WCA) Review Monday, December 19, 2016

This submission advances the MFL's detailed recommendations to make Manitoba's workers compensation system more fair.

MFL FINAL WCB Act Review 2016-17.pdf
Template for Union Submissions to The Workers Compensation Act (WCA) Review Monday, December 19, 2016

This Template provides a short guide for unions on preparing their own submissions to The Workers Compensation Act (WCA) Review

Template Guide for Union Subs.pdf
Submission to the Apprenticeship & Certification Board re. Powerline Technician Trade Regulation Friday, November 04, 2016

The MFL advances its support for the designation of powerline technicians as a registered red seal trade, but cautions against deviating from the standard 1:1 apprentice:journeyperson ratio, which has helped to ensure training integrity and support workplace safety and health.

Power Line Technicians submission.pdf
2017 Provincial Budget Submission Monday, October 24, 2016

The MFL presses for action on three over-arching priorities: protecting and improving quality public services; investing to create good jobs and better infrastructure; and reducing poverty and inequality.

Budget 2017 submission.pdf
Report of the LMRC Labour Caucus on the Elimination of Card Check Fast Track Certification Monday, June 13, 2016

The Labour Caucus of the Labour Management Review Committee (LMRC) advances its position in opposition to the PC government's proposal to make it harder for everyday Manitobans to join a union by amending the Labour Relations Act to eliminate provision for majority card check (auto certification).

LMRC Labour Caucus Report re. Auto Cert - June 2016.pdf
Submission to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communications RE. Bill C-10: An Act to Amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act Monday, May 09, 2016

The MFL calls for a rejection of Bill C-10 on the grounds that it justifies the elimination of good jobs in Manitoba by removing all meaningful requirements on Air Canada to maintain local overhaul and maintenance operations.

Air Canada (Bill C-10) Sub.docx_.pdf
Presentation to the Standing Committee on International Trade RE Trans Pacific Partnership Thursday, April 21, 2016

The MFL calls for a rejection of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal negotiated by the former Harper Conservative government on the grounds that it was brokered behind closed doors and would undermine good Canadian jobs and threaten needed protections for workers, Aboriginal communities, citizens and our environment.

TPP Pres to Cmte April 21 2016.pdf
Submission to the Provincial Standing Committee on Justice RE. Bill 8: The Employment Standards Code Amendment Act (Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence, Leave for Serious Injury or Illness and Extension of Compassionate Care Leave) Thursday, February 18, 2016

The MFL presents its position in support of the establishment of paid domestic violence leave protection, affording victims of domestic violence with both job security and income protection in the event that they need to take time away from work to help deal with their abusive situations.

DV Leave - Bill 8 Submission Feb 18 2016.pdf
Submission to Manitoba Legislature on Bill 2, the Highway Traffic Amendment Act (safety of workers in highway construction zones) Tuesday, December 03, 2013

The MFL presents its position on a bill to improve safety protections for workers employed in construction zones on roads and highways.

Bill 2-Highway Traffic Amendment Act Submission
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