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 […]
Winnipeg Free Press – Nick Martin The NDP is raising fears the Pallister government could weaken protection for workers over air quality and exposure to toxic chemicals. Labour critic Tom Lindsey said Wednesday that Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen has ordered a review of workplace safety and health regulations by June 30. Flin […]
CBC News – Kristin Annable Manitoba’s public sector unions were working double-time Monday evening to stop the passing of two bills that will make sweeping changes to collective bargaining under the Pallister government. Dozens of delegates lined up at two separate committee hearing rooms at the legislature to have their final say to government on […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Medivan Transportation provides 24/7 non-emergency transportation for health care system clients. The stretcher service ratified a new agreement on November 23, 2016, collectively bargained by Local 2247. The District Executive Board and the Negotiating Committee would like to thank all members who took the time to participate in this important process.
The Machinists Union of Manitoba celebrated this year’s Labour Day with the annual march, organized by the Winnipeg Labour Council and Manitoba Federation of Labour. After a loud and spirited march from Memorial Park to Central Park, union volunteers provided free hot dogs to community members at our Labour Day BBQ.