'Pension assets represent deferred wages and should be deployed in the interests of active and retired members.'
(Oct 26, 2007) -- 'Union activity is an integral part of democratic civil society. Our problems are social and economic, but the solution remains political.'
How Much Pension Will an Individual Need?
Business community lobbying aggressively for privatization in Nov. 7 election campaign
Conference to provide a forum for the labour and human rights communities to explore labour rights as fundamental human rights
(Oct 11, 2007) -- 'Lost jobs, stagnating wages, historic gap between rich and poor. These are the types of trends that can pull a country apart at the seams.'
Shelagh Germyn trekking 260 kilometres from Campbell River to Victoria
'This year's theme is Celebrating Immigrant Women in Canada.'
Promise to OPSEU in advance of Oct. 10 Ontario election
'The continued dedication of HSABC's leadership and members to support the fight to end breast cancer is inspirational.' - James Clancy, NUPGE president
As in Ontario, Manitoba's social assistance rates are not keeping up with the cost of living. In Manitoba 60,000 people use employment and income assistance (EIA) as their major source of income. This assistance program as well as the shelter assistance has not kept pace with inflation.