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  • Friday, Aug 12 2016
    To mark International Youth Day 2016, the Canadian Labour Congress has launched two new reports on young workers’ issues. These reports lay out the issues that young workers face, but also celebrate this generation as one of the most civic-minded and activist in history. Diving Without a Parachute: Young Workers Versus a Precarious Economy is a special report which explores key topics for young workers: jobs, education, diversity and equality, activism and engagement, and presents key points of discussion on...
  • Monday, Aug 8 2016
    August 5, 2016 Argentina http://www.rionegro.com.ar/region/medicos-y-enfermeros-de-paro-en-neuquen-NA882708 Titular: Médicos y enfermeros de paro en Neuquén Headline: Doctors and nurses on strike in Neuquén …….. Argentina http://www.lmneuquen.com/enfermeros-rechazaron-la-propuesta-gobierno-y-seguiran-paro-n522064 Titular: Enfermeros rechazaron la propuesta de Gobierno y seguirán de paro Headline: Nurses reject the Government proposal and will continue to strike ………… Argentina http://www.lmneuquen.com/el-gremio-enfermeria-se-manifestara-casa-gobierno-n521645 Titular: El gremio de Enfermería se manifestará en Casa de Gobierno Headline: The nursing union demonstrates at Government House ………… Argentina http://www.rionegro.com.ar/neuquen/el-gobierno-neuquino-ofrecio-un-16-al-sector-salud-NH898870 Titular: El gobierno neuquino ofreció un 16% al sector...
  • Friday, Aug 5 2016
    Summary of CFNU’s Council of the Federation Breakfast Briefing : Filling the Prescription – the Federal Role within a National Pharmacare Program Whitehorse, Yukon - July 21, 2016 The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions hosted a briefing for provincial premiers at the annual Council of the Federation meeting. The breakfast meeting entitled Filling the Prescription – the Federal Role within a National Pharmacare Program featured presentations by UBC Professor, Dr. Steven Morgan, a founder of Pharmacare 2020 , and George...
  • http://canadianlabour.ca/news/news-archive/government-launches-inquiry-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-women-and-girls
    Thursday, Aug 4 2016
    CLC president Hassan Yussuff was honoured to participate in the Native Women’s Association of Canada ’s (NWAC) news conference today marking the historic and monumental launch of the official inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls . Following a series of consultations that began in late 2015, the government announced the inquiry’s terms of reference and the names of the five commissioners. “We welcome the fact that the government has finally called this inquiry and has committed to...
  • Thursday, Jul 28 2016
    OTTAWA–Canada’s largest labour organization is saddened and outraged by news of yet another black man dying after a violent confrontation with police, this time in Ottawa, and it calls on Canada’s mayors to take action. 37-year old Somali-Canadian Abdirahman Abdi died on Monday after succumbing to injuries sustained after being pursued and, according to several witnesses, violently beaten by Ottawa police on July 24. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is backing community calls for a publicly transparent and accountable investigation...
  • Friday, Jul 22 2016
    July 22, 2016 Australia http://www.echo.net.au/2016/07/byron-hospital-chiefs-reject-nurses-union-safety-claims/ Headline: Byron hospital chiefs reject nurses’ union safety claims …….. Australia http://healthprofessionalradio.com.au/2016/07/22/health-news-22-july-2016/ Headline: The Health News …… Australia http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2016/07/22/changes-afoot-tas-hospitals-premier Headline: Changes afoot for Tas hospitals: premier …….. Australia http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-22/nurses-out-of-pocket-after-new-industrial-deal/7653566 Headline: Nurses out-of-pocket as negotiations drag on over new pay deal ……….. Brazil http://www.capitalteresina.com.br/noticias/saude/medicos-e-enfermeiros-do-hu-deflagram-greve-em-teresina-43368.html Manchete: Médicos e enfermeiros do HU deflagram greve em Teresina Headline: HU doctors and nurses trigger strike in Teresina ………….. Brazil http://g1.globo.com/pi/piaui/noticia/2016/07/aomedicos-e-enfermeiros-do-hu-iniciam-greve-por-tempo-indeterminado-no-pi.html Manchete: Médicos e enfermeiros do HU iniciam greve por tempo...
  • Friday, Jul 15 2016
    July 15, 2016 Australia http://www.bordermail.com.au/story/4020756/staffing-issues-not-to-blame-for-death-chief/?cs=12 Headline: Staffing issues not to blame for death: chief …….. Benin http://www.dailytrust.com.ng/news/general/nurses-protest-kidnap-of-colleague-in-benin/155160.html Headline: Nurses protest kidnap of colleague in Benin …….. Canada http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/sante/475093/les-cliniques-sans-medecin-bourgeonnent-au-prive Titre: Les cliniques sans médecin bourgeonnent… au privé Headline: The clinics without doctors are budding…in private …….. Dominican Republic http://prensa-latina.cu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&idioma=1&id=5058341&Itemid=1 Titular: Salud de gremios para continuar el diálogo con el gobierno dominicano Headline: Health unions to continue dialogue with the Dominican government …….. Dominican Republic http://www.dominicantoday.com/dr/economy/2016/7/8/59917/Nurses-accept-Govt-wage-hike-offer-urge-doctors-do-likewise Headline: Nurses accept Govt. wage hike...
  • Monday, Jul 11 2016
    July 8, 2016 Australia http://www.9news.com.au/national/2016/06/25/03/35/no-penalties-no-night-shift-vic-ambos Headline: No penalties, no night shift: Vic ambos …….. Australia http://www.9news.com.au/national/2016/06/28/06/48/nurses-deliver-penalty-rates-petition Headline: Nurses deliver penalty rates petition ….. Australia http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/queensland-aged-care-residents-left-lying-in-pain-without-medication-because-of-staff-shortages/news-story/65144626a36150dbfa3bed0fdea92f1b Headline: Queensland aged care residents left lying in pain without medication because of staff shortages …. Australia http://www.cqnews.com.au/news/aged-care-crisis-elderly-left-their-own-waste/3050341/ Headline: Nursing home shame: Elderly left in their own waste …. Australia http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-18/launceston-general-hospital-safety-intervention-nurse's-union/7522574 Headline: Nurse's union demands urgent intervention over Launceston General Hospital safety concerns ……….. Australia http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/blow-out-in-waiting-list-for-seniors-residential-aged-care-in-sa/news-story/9ea0060ff49bd93037ec6bfcc5924bcdhead Headline: Blow out in waiting list for seniors residential...

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