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YWS 2016: National Young Workers’ Summit – Building Young Workers’ Power

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WHAT YWS 2016 IS ABOUT Precarious work. Income inequality. Climate change. We are at a pivotal point in time where these phrases have come to define the challenges facing our generation of workers. But our future is not yet decided. Our generation has a powerful, collective voice to achieve the changes we want to see, and guide the country in which we want to live. YWS 2016 will bring together hundreds of young workers and…

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Rise Up! CLC Human Rights Conference

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What Rise Up! Is About We are making change and building a stronger labour movement that recognizes the struggles of all people facing inequality in the workplace and society. The Rise Up! conference is an opportunity for union activists to come together and explore equality and fairness for all. We can empower each other by acknowledging our struggles, celebrating our gains, and sharing our stories. As human rights activists, we celebrate diversity and use our…

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2016 PSAC North Regional Conference for Racially Visible Members | Race Forward: Our Union, Our Community, Our Future!

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October 15, 2016 to October 16, 2016 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Lucy Jackson Room YEU, Whitehorse, Yukon (Map) We are pleased to announce the 2016 PSAC North Regional Conference for Racially Visible Members, which will be held October 15th and 16th, 2016 under the theme “Race Forward: Our Union, Our Community, Our Future!”. This conference is a historical first for the PSAC North. Racially Visible members will have a chance to network, to learn, and to exchange information…

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Labour Views for September 14, 2016 | Change Starts Here.

By Labour Views, United Way NWT

Labour Views for September 14, 2016 Change Starts Here. Written by: Alexander Lambrecht, President Northern Territories Federation of Labour Organized labour and the United Way share a common goal – to strengthen our communities. The Canadian Labour movement has had a formal relationship with United Way Canada for over 25 years. Fourteen years ago the Northern Territories Federation of Labour, together with its affiliates, helped to found United Way Yellowknife, now known as United Way…

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2016 CLC Women’s Summer School

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Canadian Labour Congress Ontario Region Women’s Summer School will be held at the UNIFOR Family Education Centre in Port Elgin, Ontario. This year the Summer School will be held from July 10 to 15, 2016. Courses: (Each course listed below runs for the duration of the week). Candidate Development for Women Leading from Strength: Leadership Development for Indigenous and Women of Colour Sisters in Struggle (ETFO Members only) Transforming Conflict for Women WHSC Instructor Training (Week…

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2016 CLC Summer School

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Canadian Labour Congress Ontario Region’s Summer School will be held at the UNIFOR Family Education Centre in Port Elgin, Ontario.  This year the Summer School will be held from July 3 to 8, 2016. Courses: (Each course listed below runs for the duration of the week). Facing Management Effectively ODRT Level IV (Return to Work) Labour Community Advocate Training Program: Level 1 Member Engagement – Member Action (New for 2016) Mental Health in the Workplace…

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May Day 2016

By Labour Views

May Day began over two hundred years ago during the industrial revolution, a weeks work was six days, each lasting 10-16 hours. This was the beginning of a monumental change, a revolution of great importance and historical significance – “Eight hours’ labour, Eight hours’ recreation, Eight hours’ rest” is the slogan that brought unity to the labour movement during a time when workers’ rights, health and safety were non-existent and disregarded by Governments and Employers….

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