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  • Manitoba Government & General Employees Union | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    union Categories Latest Labour News MGEU accepting applications for 2015 Prairie School for Union Women Mon 2015 03 16 13 21 The Prairie School for Union Women is taking place June 7 11 2015 in Waskesiu Lake Saskatchewan and the MGEU is sending up to six MGEU women The deadline for applications is Friday March 27 2015 Categories Latest Labour News Rally for Healthy Workplaces on March 19 Fri 2015 03 13 11 20 The Public Service Alliance of Canada PSAC will be hosting a rally on March 19 to call for support for healthier workplaces and better public services for all Canadians Categories Latest Labour News MGEU Requests Timeline for Self Regulation Mon 2015 03 09 14 17 Many paramedics have inquired about the status of the Paramedics Association of Manitoba s application for self regulation and what the timeframe might be to get a final answer from the government Categories Latest Labour News Riverview Square Local 380 Ratifies New Collective Agreement Fri 2015 03 06 19 16 MGEU members of Riverview Square Local 380 ratified a new three year agreement Categories Latest Labour News Knowles Centre members ratify four year agreement Wed 2015 03 04 15 16 Today MGEU members of Knowles Centre Local 172 ratified a new four year agreement which will be in effect until March 31 2018 Categories Latest Labour News WCB Seeking Input on Coverage for PTSD Fri 2015 02 27 13 23 Establishing causality for issues relating to mental health has been challenging for workers compensation boards in general Recently the Workers Compensation Board has been asked by the Government of Manitoba to seek the public s views on workers compensation coverage for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD Specifically they are interested in opinions as to whether The Workers Compensation Act should be amended to provide presumptive coverage for PTSD Categories Latest Labour News St Amant CRP bargaining breaks off strike vote March 17 Thu 2015 02 26 16 33 The latest discussions dealt with proposals on wages shift premiums mandated shifts forced overtime and sleep over rates Unfortunately the employer s financial offer fell well short of what the Local 178 Bargaining Committee felt was needed to address their significant recruitment and retention problems The Committee is now asking members to stand together and vote to reject the employer s offer and provide a strike mandate Categories Latest Labour News Report shows power stretcher pilot project reduces injuries and saves money Fri 2015 02 20 13 53 A new report from Southern Health Santé Sud reveals that power assisted stretchers are paying for themselves by reducing injuries to Manitoba paramedics Categories Latest Labour News MFL Accepting Nominations for Three Awards Wed 2015 02 11 13 19 The Manitoba Federation of Labour MFL is now accepting applications for three awards that will be presented at their convention in May 2015 Categories Latest Labour News MGEU Members take Winnipeg Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Mon 2015 02 09 11 24 On Saturday February 7

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  • SEIU West | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    convention of members must be held every two years commencing in 2011 At this year s convention June 2 3 you will have opportunities to discuss and debate a wide range of issues elect leaders for vice president executive board Categories Latest Labour News It s Health Information Professional s Week Mon 2015 03 23 16 04 March 22 28 recognizes the important work done by Health Information Professionals and their contribution to the health care team Kristi Langhorst Royal University Hospital RUH Terry Potts St Paul s Hospital SPH Zhiqiao Wan Saskatoon City Hospital SCH Categories Latest Labour News SEIU West Recognizes the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination World Water Day Wed 2015 03 18 18 25 March 21st marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination the day after March 22nd is known globally as World Water Day SEIU West is proud to celebrate these two days of recognition We are also keen on ensuring Categories Latest Labour News MEDIA RELEASE Where is the Financial Plan for Saskatchewan People Wed 2015 03 18 16 59 For Immediate Release March 18 2015 Regina Members and leaders of the Service Employees International Union West SEIU West were at the Legislature today for the release of the provincial budget Ever hopeful that the budget would significantly improve Categories Latest Labour News Stand Together for Healthy Workplaces Mon 2015 03 16 15 08 The Public Service Alliance of Canada PSAC asks that we stand together for healthy workplaces on March 19 2015 There are two events planned in Saskatchewan click on Categories Latest Labour News MEDIA RELEASE Residents of Rose Villa Deserve Safe Care Wed 2015 03 11 16 16 For Immediate Release March 11 2015 Saskatoon The leaders and members of SEIU West were distressed by the allegations centred on their union in the CTV news story regarding empty beds at Rose Villa a long term care facility in Categories Latest Labour News Stewards in Action Level II Training Tue 2015 03 10 14 00 Stewards in Action level II training courses are scheduled to occur around the province over the next few weeks Classes are in the works for Swift Current on March 31 Saskatoon on April 1 and Moose Jaw on April 30th Categories Latest Labour News International Women s Day Wed 2015 03 04 15 11 Did you know International Women s Day IWD has been celebrated since 1911 Since then March 8th has marked the annual celebration of women and their incredible achievements and potential for more It is true that women have and are continuing Categories Latest Labour News Fundraiser to Support Treatment for Autism in Saskatchewan Tue 2015 03 03 12 58 PAATS will be holding a fundraising event on March 19th 6pm at Saskatoon s Sports on Tap Tickets are 20 each will go towards both a steak dinner and the hiring of a lobbyist who will promote PAAT s vision to the provincial government Categories Latest Labour News

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  • IAMAW | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    10 50 Tuesday March 10 2015 Ottawa On Val Bourgeois the first IAM Canadian General Vice President to be elected by Canadian members has passed away at the age of 84 Tweet Categories Latest Labour News IAM North American Transportation Conference for 2015 Tue 2015 03 10 10 04 February 18 2015 TO All Local Lodge Recording Secretaries District Lodge 140 President Directing General Chairperson Secretary Treasurer and General Chairpersons in Canada Dear Sisters and Brothers This will serve as official notice of our IAM North American Transportation Conference for 2015 Tweet Categories Latest Labour News Stop Stephen Harper s Secret Police Bill Tue 2015 03 03 17 50 TO OUR MPS AND PARTY LEADERS Prime Minister Harper is trying to pass a new secret police law that would give reckless and unnecessary powers to spy agencies with little oversight or accountability Let s defend our democracy tell party leaders and MPs to reject fear stop this bill and start over with real oversight We call on MPs to reject Stephen Harper s fear campaign and stop the bill unless it s amended to Include strong safeguards for Canadians including a dedicated high level Parliamentary committee to oversee our spy agencies Categories Latest Labour News Machinists Expand Membership at Pearson Airport Mon 2015 02 23 09 51 February 20 2015 Toronto ON Perimeter security guards at Toronto s Pearson International Airport are the newest members of IAM District Lodge 140 The IAM now represents perimeter security guards at Canada s three largest airports Toronto Vancouver and Montreal Tweet Categories Latest Labour News Personal E Thu 2015 02 05 16 55 Image Ad Categories Latest Labour News Home and Auto Group Insurance program Thu 2015 02 05 15 31 Together The Personal Insurance Company and the International Association of Machinists Aerospace Workers give you access to exclusive group rates and customized coverage on home and auto insurance Categories Latest Labour News The Right to Strike is Supreme in Canada Fri 2015 01 30 17 03 Friday January 30 2015 For Immediate Release Toronto ON The Supreme Court of Canada has affirmed that the right to strike is essential to meaningful collective bargaining Tweet Categories Latest Labour News Airport Security Workers Turn to IAM to Resolve Contract Tue 2015 01 27 11 28 Tuesday January 27 2015 For Immediate Release Montréal QC Former members of Quebec union CSD employed by S E A 2000 International have joined the IAM Tweet Categories Latest Labour News Retirement and You PART II by Louis Erlichman Mon 2015 01 26 13 37 II Beyond the poverty line In the first part of this series we talked about how universal public benefits do a reasonable job of bringing most Canadian seniors into the vicinity of the poverty line But do they allow you to maintain your standard living if you were above the poverty line when you were working Tweet Categories Latest Labour News Machinists have new agreement with Mettler Toledo Wed 2015 01 21 15 56

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  • Latest Labour News | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    Barbara Potter is the UWOSA representative on the President s Committee on the Safety of Women on Campus Following is a message from Barb for all UWOSA members Eligible groups on campus may apply to President s Council on the Safety of Women on Campus for a portion of the funds awarded to Western from MET which must be used for initiatives to continue improving the safety on campus for women students and workers through support for programs dealing with women s safety sexual harassment and violence against women This funding can continue current activities off shoots of these or new initiatives that ensure women s safety issues continue to be addressed in the future For the 2013 14 school year 50 814 was awarded to fund 9 projects that fit the criteria Please see the PCSWC website for more information on how to apply and eligibility http www uwo ca hr safety wellness women index html Categories Latest Labour News UFCW Canada marks Refugee Rights Day 2015 April 4 UFCW Canada Thu 2015 04 02 10 56 Toronto April 2 2015 In 1985 on April 4 the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that refugee claimants in Canada were fully protected under Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms including their right to legally challenge a denial of their refugee status by the government Categories Latest Labour News NBU responds to New Brunswick budget NUPGE Thu 2015 04 02 10 46 Concerns about privatization and cuts to public services follow budget Categories Latest Labour News Ontario s response to people with developmental disabilities a cruel hoax NUPGE Thu 2015 04 02 09 59 New direct funding Passport program for people with developmental disabilities is a clear privatization of services Categories Latest Labour News Seattle UFCW Local 21 Member Helps to Kick off Lead on Leave White House Tour UFCW Press Releases Thu 2015 04 02 08 01 Calls On Washington State Senate Federal Government to Enact Paid Leave Laws UFCW Local 21 member Ariana Davis with Secretary of Labor Tom Perez Seattle WA Today Ariana Davis a member of United Food and Commercial Workers UFCW Local 21 was featured at the kickoff event of the Lead on Leave Empowering Working Families Across America Tour hosted by Secretary of Labor Tom Perez The roundtable discussion was the first stop of a national tour by the White House to highlight the importance of enacting a paid leave law that will ensure all working and middle class families have the opportunity to deal with a sickness or spend time with their children and family members during times of illness or other critical life moments Ms Davis joined a diverse group of local employers workers and community groups to discuss the demands of family and the importance of enacting state and federal paid leave laws No one in America should have to choose between their health their family and their job said Davis On a bad week when we re sick we can t afford

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  • PSAC | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    21 18 Our bargaining team received formal notification from the Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board that mediation has been confirmed for March 30th through to April 1st Mediation is non binding However it can be helpful in negotiations Categories Latest Labour News March 19 Together for healthy workplaces Tue 2015 02 24 16 18 On March 19 join with your colleagues to support our common campaign for healthy workplaces Together members of all federal public service unions will show that we want healthier workplaces and better public service for all Canadians Together Categories Latest Labour News PSAC to the Senate Pass trans rights bill now Mon 2015 02 23 12 18 The Public Service Alliance of Canada is calling on the Senate to pass Bill C 279 the Trans Rights Bill immediately Any further amendments would effectively kill this key piece of human rights legislation which was first introduced in 2011 Bill Categories Latest Labour News Parks Canada bargaining to resume in late February Thu 2015 02 19 15 18 Members of PSAC s Parks bargaining team will meet with Parks Canada to resume negotiations on February 24 25 and 26 in Ottawa The current collective agreement expired August 4 2014 and proposals were exchanged in December 2014 The Categories Latest Labour News New survey shows EI reforms hurting the public workers Tue 2015 02 17 16 18 A recent survey of Service Canada s front line workers in Quebec paints a troubling picture of frustrated clients and poor morale for workers due to drastic changes to the Employment Insurance EI program The survey was conducted by the Categories Latest Labour News ITUC day to defend the right to strike Tue 2015 02 17 12 57 The International Trade Union Confederation has declared Feb 18 as a day of action to defend the right to strike Workers around the world and their unions are calling on governments to respect the right of workers to strike against employers as Categories Latest Labour News Government contracts out vital services at Veterans Affairs Tue 2015 02 17 12 57 The federal government announced today that it would be eliminating 44 positions at Veterans Affairs Canada The cuts represent the final step in the contracting out of treatment authorization for ill and elderly veterans to Medavie Blue Cross While Categories Latest Labour News Government employee survey shows harassment impact of job cuts Tue 2015 02 17 12 57 The 2014 Public Service Employee Survey released yesterday continues to demonstrate the negative impact of public service cuts The survey results also raise major concerns about the continuing problems of harassment and poor mental health in the public Categories Latest Labour News CRA negotiations why not us Tue 2015 02 17 12 57 We deserve a fair contract Our bargaining team met with CRA this past week in contract talks Unfortunately no progress was made as it became clear that this week that CRA had no new mandate from Treasury Board Compensation Categories Latest

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  • Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    Staff Reps who have been appointed since the June 27th 2014 deadline will have their term expire at the end of the 2015 Annual General Meeting You will have to be re nominated by this year s deadline to qualify for a 2 year term Deadline for nominations for the 2 year term is June 26th 2015 1600 hours A nomination form can be obtained by calling the MAHCP office or downloading the form here In Solidarity Margret Thomas Chair Nominations Committee Categories Latest Labour News March 8th is International Women s Day Thu 2015 03 05 15 42 Make It Happen is the 2015 theme encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women Each year International Women s Day IWD is celebrated on March 8 The first International Women s Day was held in 1911 Thousands of events occur to mark the economic political and social achievements of women Organisations governments charities educational institutions women s groups corporations and the media celebrate the day Categories Latest Labour News Celebrate National Social Worker Month in March Sun 2015 03 01 15 24 National Social Work Month gives all social workers in Canada an occasion to celebrate our social ideals and values and to tell the world around us that this is what we believe in Categories Latest Labour News March is Child Life Month Sun 2015 03 01 14 45 March has been dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the child life profession and the dedication and commitment that they show to their patients each and every day Categories Latest Labour News March is National Nutrition Month Sun 2015 03 01 03 14 National Nutrition Month celebrates dietitians as health care professionals committed to using their specialized knowledge and skills in food and nutrition to improve the health of Canadians Categories Latest Labour News Bargaining Beats January February 2015 Fri 2015 02 06 14 18 Read the latest news on central table and non central table bargaining in the January February 2015 issue of Bargaining Beats Categories Latest Labour News MAHCP Staffing Announcement Wed 2015 01 21 14 48 We are pleased to introduce Scott McLaren as our newest Labour Relations Officer as of January 19 2015 During his time with the Canadian Auto Workers Local 2224 Scott was very involved in bargaining collective agreement interpretation enforcement and various workplace health and safety initiatives Scott was most recently a National Representative Business Agent for the Director s Guild of Canada Manitoba District Council The addition of Scott rounds out our labour relations staff complement His experience and skills will be a definite asset to our members Once he has completed an orientation period there will be an announcement regarding portfolio assignments Please join us in welcoming Scott to your union Categories Latest Labour News Job Posting MAHCP Communications Officer Fri 2015 01 09 14 41 Reports to Executive Director Operations Hours of Work Full Time 1950 hours annually In lieu of Overtime 15 days of Casual Leave per year Scope of

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  • Latest Labour News | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    the 2015 Annual General Meeting Vice President Al Harlow Pharmacy Bob Bulloch Medical Physics CCMB Chad Harris Physiotherapy Shelley Kowalchuk Cardiology Colleen Bemister Laboratory James Stevenson Recreation Zana Anderson Northern Health Region East Tanya Burnside Northern Health Region West Lesa Nordick Any inquiries regarding the nomination election process can be directed to the MAHCP office via mail phone 1 204 772 0425 e mail info mahcp ca fax 1 204 775 6829 or by our toll free number 1 800 315 3331 A nomination form can be obtained by calling the MAHCP office or downloading the documents here Executive Council Nomination Form President or Vice President Nomination Form In Solidarity Margrét Thomas Chair Nominations Committee MAHCP S Election Process Explained The election of the Executive Council members is the responsibility of the Governance Committee and is directed by the Nominations Committee which is responsible for ensuring that the election of both Executive Council members and Staff Representatives is managed in a way consistent with the constitution and Executive Council policies of MAHCP The Nominations Committee is made up of members of the Governance Committee who are in the 1st year of a 2 year term of office and the Chair of the Governance Committee or designate acts as the Chair The following timelines guide the election process March 2015 First call for Nominations published in the MAHCP Newsletter March edition June 2015 Second call for Nominations published in the MAHCP Newsletter June edition June 26 2015 Deadline for the acceptance of Nominations for Executive Council last Friday in June July 10 2015 Deadline for candidates to be informed of need for election process within 2 weeks of the deadline for Nominations July 24 2015 Deadline for candidates to be informed that they have been elected by acclamation within 4 weeks of the deadline for Nominations July 31 2015 Deadline for candidates to provide information to be included in mail in ballot package 3 weeks after being informed that election process is needed Aug 7 2013 Mail out of ballot packages September 4 2015 Deadline for ballots to be returned to be counted September 8 2015 Provision of ballots to external agent for counting September 14 2015 Provision of ballot count results to Chair of Nominations committee within 4 working days September 28 2015 Candidates notified of ballot count results within 2 weeks of ballot count Announcement of the membership of the Executive Council 2015 2016 will be made to the general membership at the Annual General Meeting October 2015 When nomination forms are received at the MAHCP office they are date stamped placed in secure storage and acknowledgment of receipt is sent by regular mail by the MAHCP office staff As soon as possible after the close of nominations the Chair of the Nominations committee will review the nominations and is responsible for notifying the candidates either that they have been elected by acclamation or that they will proceed to an election process Candidates in an election process are notified

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  • Latest Labour News | Canadian Association of Labour Media
    their passes It is nearly three years since the grievance on blue pass awards was filed and eighteen months since the arbitrator issued his award This is an important issue and must be resolved Although all of the unions involved in this arbitration submitted a number of dates to the arbitrator to discuss the potential settlement we have not received any response Bargaining progress Bargaining commenced in May 2014 When it appeared that progress was stalling the union filed for conciliation on February 6 2015 We resumed negotiations on February 9 and will meet with the company again on March 10 The bargaining committee remains committed to reach an agreement that makes progress for their members Our members confirmed that they are engaged and passionate about the issues in their workplace and supportive of their union and bargaining committee We would like to thank all of our members who came out to the meetings your support is vital to our success In order to receive the latest bargaining updates please ensure that you are subscribed to e news Unifor represents approximately 250 members who work for Servisair as customer service agents at Montreal Trudeau Airport Categories Latest Labour News Important information for all Jazz Technical Services members Unifor Local 2002 Wed 2015 03 11 04 00 Your Jazz Technical Services bargaining committee met with the employer on Monday March 9th to discuss the in depth details of the amended and extended CPA capacity purchase agreement with Air Canada and how the modified agreement will impact our membership Some highlights of the new CPA include Extension of the term by five years to December 31 2025 Modernization of aircraft Reduction in operating and labour costs Yesterday the Company shared with the bargaining committee a number of ways in which they are contemplating restructuring their operations in response to the newly amended CPA Based on yesterday s meeting the parties have agreed to continue to meet to understand the impact of the decisions that Jazz may be undertaking and how this will impact bargaining unit members As you are all aware our contract expires on October of this year and the agreement will remain in force and effect until then and possibly beyond that date depending on the negotiations schedule We will immediately begin the process of developing a bargaining agenda Starting later this month your bargaining committee will be holding important membership meetings to provide a summary of the position that Jazz has taken and to seek your input relative to developing our bargaining agenda We encourage all members to attend the meetings as scheduled below March 28 Halifax March 29 Montreal March 30 Toronto March 31 Vancouver April 1 Calgary Please stay tuned for additional details pertaining to meeting locations and times Unifor is committed to keep you informed of events as they unfold and look forward to hearing from you during our membership meetings If you have any questions please contact your bargaining committee representative In solidarity Jazz Technical

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