'Participants will learn about the obstacles different equity groups face every day in their workplaces and in society.'
Saskatoon (16 Dec. 2009) - The Saskatchewan Federation of Labour (SFL) will hold an 'Equity Conference' Feb. 11-12 at the Radisson Hotel in Saskatoon.
"The five equity committees of the SFL - including Aboriginal, Human Rights, Solidarity and Pride, Women’s and Youth - working together have developed this conference to educate members on equity issues," the SFL says.
"Participants will learn about the obstacles different equity groups face every day in their workplaces and in society. They will come away with ideas and tools to support workers from various equity groups."
A detailed schedule, explaining the goals and purpose of each of the numerous workshops planned, is available online at the link below.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 340,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE
Download full schedule for SFL Equity Conference - pdf