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Day: May 10, 2018

Pallister government’s Bill 29 will disrupt health care

The Pallister government has enacted Bill 29, The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, an unnecessary step that will further disrupt the health care system following a year of upheaval, says CUPE, which represents 11,500 health care workers in Manitoba. Over the…

CUPE celebrates Supreme Court ruling on pay equity in Quebec

In a decision handed down today, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in favour of CUPE and its allies by declaring the Liberal government’s 2009 amendments to the Quebec Pay Equity Act, which undermined women’s right to equality, as unconstitutional. The…

Ethiopian textile unions campaign to end poverty wages

10.05.2018 Wages as low as 600 Ethiopian Birr  (ETB) per month (US$20) continue to haunt workers in Ethiopia’s textile and garment sector. Salaries are not enough for workers, over 90 per cent women, to pay for transport, food and housing…

Trade union network opens doors at Deere

10.05.2018 More than 30 trade union representative (locals, works councils, shop stewards and trade union officials), representing workers from three continents employed at John Deere operations, came together to exchange on present challenges in their respective countries and the ways…