Al Cerilli MFL Scholarship


The Al Cerilli Manitoba Federation of Labour Scholarship is a $500 award presented annually by the MFL Young Members Committee to a member of an MFL affiliated union enrolled in a continuing education or post-secondary program. In selecting each year’s recipient, the MFL Young Members Committee looks for the applicant demonstrating the most significant record […]

Pallister government wrong on minimum wage

With only four days of notice, the Pallister government called to committee Bill 33, the Minimum Wage Indexation Act, for debate this evening. [Manitoba Federation of Labour] President Kevin Rebeck made a submission on behalf of 100,000 unionized workers across Manitoba. “The Pallister government’s new bill is inadequate and unfair,” said Rebeck. “Having a job […]

Pallister’s new budget raises major concerns

The Manitoba Federation of Labour is deeply concerned about the Pallister government’s new budget.  In the election, Premier Pallister promised to protect front-line services and respect the people who deliver them. Today’s budget breaks that promise, with serious cuts to public services that families count on every day. The Pallister government is moving forward with […]

Canada’s unions celebrate federal asbestos ban

The Canadian Labour Congress is celebrating today’s announcement that the federal government is banning the manufacture, import, export and use of asbestos. “We can all breathe easier,” said CLC president Hassan Yussuff. “This is good public health policy that will, without question, save lives for generations to come.” “Canada’s unions, along with survivors and health […]

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