National Day of Action

  • Tuesday, May 12 2015
    Canada’s Nurses Stand with Nurses, Health Care Workers in 11 Countries. Mark Nurses’ Week with Actions to Protect Patients, Public Health Services. May 12, 2015 (Ottawa) Canada’s Nurses are lending support to a global initiative highlighting action to protect patients and public health care services. The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU), representing close to 200,000 nurses, is joining leading nurse and health care union organizations in 11 countries across the globe to hold coordinated actions during International Nurses Day,...
  • Monday, May 11 2015
    To celebrate National Nursing Week, the CFNU wishes to recognize the hard work and dedication of Canada’s Nurses. The nurses that we represent in this country are often the first point of contact in the health care system for many patients, and stick with them every step of the way. Each day, our work impacts the lives of Canadians, whether it’s in a hospital, continuing care and long-term care facilities, patients’ homes or any number of other health care facilities...
  • Wednesday, Apr 22 2015
    Read Green Jobs for Earth Day by Canadian Labour Congress.
  • Friday, Apr 10 2015
    Give nurses a ‘High 5’! The Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF) is excited to announce High 5 for Nurses, its first National Nursing Week campaign. CNF is challenging Canada’s over 300,000 nurses to make a $5 donation to the campaign by texting NURSES to 45678. After making your donation, CNF wants you to share a photo or video of yourself giving a High 5 to your fellow nurses. Include the tag @theCNF and #High5forNurses with your post on Facebook, Twitter and...
  • Tuesday, Feb 17 2015
    The International Trade Union Confederation is calling on unions around the world to demonstrate their support for the right to strike on February 18. The mobilization comes in advance of a key decision being made in March by the International Labour Organization (ILO) Governing Body about whether to refer a dispute over the right to strike to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). At stake is ILO jurisprudence that enshrines the right to strike in ILO Convention 87 on Freedom...
  • Friday, Jun 13 2014
    The government of Canada denies refugees health benefits.
  • Friday, May 2 2014
    On May 12, 2014, join the CFNU for the Global Nurses United Day of Action activities. Video of IVxMfnqFkEk
  • Friday, Apr 25 2014
    The CFNU is standing in solidarity with the Canadian Labour Congress to mark April 28 as a National Day of Mourning.

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