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  • Wednesday, Oct 26 2016
    On November 2nd Ottawa students, labour solidarity partners, and community members will be going ALL OUT in support of universal, public post-secondary education in Canada. Event Details Nov 02, 2016 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM Parliament Hill Wellington St , Ottawa, ON Come and join CFNU President, Linda Silas, and other activists at this important event to show your support.
  • Tuesday, Oct 25 2016
    This week, at the New Brunswick Nurses Union’s 42nd Annual General Meeting, the organization's longest standing president, Marilyn Quinn retires after 12 years. Video of IG6pd0Vsuz0 Quinn was elected in 2004 and has served six consecutive two-year terms. She brought 39 years of nursing experience. Under Quinn’s leadership, NBNU has developed and fostered many longstanding, positive working relationships within labour and healthcare, both provincially and federally. Provincially, Quinn has led negotiating teams to achieve 16 collective agreements during her presidency...
  • Tuesday, Oct 25 2016
    October 21, 2016 Argentina http://diariohoy.net/politica/crecen-los-hechos-de-violencia-en-los-hospitales-de-la-region-80246 Titular: Crecen los hechos de violencia en los hospitales de la region Headline: Violence grows at hospitals in the region …… Australia http://www.goulburnpost.com.au/story/4234727/other-voices-from-maddened-crowd/?cs=181 Headline: Residents oppose privatisation at Politics in the Pub …… Australia https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/community-opposition-privatising-maitland-hospital-grows Headline: Community opposition to privatising Maitland hospital grows …… Australia http://www.themercury.com.au/news/tasmania/nurses-union-highlights-health-concerns-as-it-joins-antipokies-offensive/news-story/78f5f6f737d9bbae88017b187020ddbf Headline: Nurses union highlights health concerns as it joins anti-pokies offensive …… Australia http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/sa-nurses-support-voluntary-euthanasia-law/news-story/1b5f1805699c499c7d0cf3457117df55 Headline: SA nurses support voluntary euthanasia law …… Australia http://www.diariodicen.es/201610/solo-una-enfermera-emocionante-carta-de-una-enfermera-tras-sentirse-menospreciada/ Titular: “Solo una enfermera”, emocionante...
  • Friday, Oct 21 2016
    The Canadian Labour Congress says that the European Union and Canada failed to reach a deal on CETA because negotiators failed to take the concerns of unions and civil society seriously. Click to read the CLC article on the issue.
  • Wednesday, Oct 19 2016
    October 14, 2016 Argentina http://www.laizquierdadiario.com/Hospital-Balestrini-Maltrato-y-persecucion-laboral Titular: Hospital Balestrini: Maltrato y persecución laboral Headline: Balestrini Hospital: Abuse and labor persecution ……… Australia http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-11/doctors-and-nurses-reach-pay-deals-with-wa-government/7923790 Headline: Doctors, nurses strike pay deals for 1.5 per cent increases with WA Government ……… Australia http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/queensland-health-job-losses-in-cairns-townsville-predicted-for-coming-year-union-20161012-gs0f61.html Headline: Queensland health job losses in Cairns, Townsville predicted for coming year: union ……… Australia http://www.northernstar.com.au/news/nurses-strike-not-ruled-out-for-future/3099817/ Headline: Nurses strike not ruled out for future ……… Canada http://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2016/10/07/de-moins-en-moins-dinfirmieres-a-temps-complet-a-rimouski Titre: De moins en moins d'infirmières à temps complet à Rimouski Headline: Fewer and...
  • Tuesday, Oct 18 2016
    NSNU calls on government to take the threat of violence in the workplace more seriously Janet Hazelton, president of the Nova Scotia Nurses’ Union says an incident in a Middleton hospital should have been given more consideration in light of the serious nature of the threat and the escalating frequency of violent behaviour in health care facilities across the province. She, like other health care advocates, is very concerned about this issue, calling on government to make workplace violence a...
  • Monday, Oct 17 2016
    Monday, October 17, 2016 (TORONTO) - With federal, provincial and territorial health ministers’ negotiations on a new Health Accord, happening Monday – Wednesday this week in Toronto, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions is calling on Canada’s health ministers to commit to real change for the future of our health care in this country. The following letter was sent to Health Minister Jane Philpott, along with provincial and territorial health ministers today: Dear Minister Philpott, On behalf of the almost...
  • Friday, Oct 7 2016
    October 7th, the international Day for Decent Work, is an opportunity for all workers to reflect on our current situation and call for better jobs .

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