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BUILDING YOUNG WORKERS’ POWER

Young Workers' Summit 2016

 

2016 World Social Forum - Montreal Aug 9-14

ANOTHER WORLD IS NEEDED. TOGETHER, IT IS POSSIBLE!

 

2016 PSAC National Health and Safety Conference

REGISTRATION DEADLINE (for both delegates and observers): Friday, June 10, 2016 4:00 p.m. EST RESOLUTIONS SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, June 10, 2016 4:00 p.m. EST CONFERENCE DATES: November 18 to 20, 2016 CONFERENCE LOCATION: Le Centre Sheraton Montréal Hotel, 1201 René-Lévesque Blvd., West, Montréal, Québec

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Postal Banking and the future of Canada Post – From anywhere… to everyone.

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LABOUR VIEWS: June 22, 2016 Postal Banking and the future of Canada Post – From anywhere… to everyone. Written by: Alexander Lambrecht, President Northern Territories Federation of Labour  In 1981 the Canada Post Act came into effect demolishing the Post Office Department of Canada. Since then Canada Post has evolved and modernized its operations, however, over the last few years many tactics have been employed by Canada Post to reduce expenses, increase revenue and eliminate…

2016 NTFL Learners Awards – Kivalliq Region

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Each year in the Kivalliq region the RVP awards several students with a gift certificate in recoginition for the hard work and dediction to learning. On Tuesday, May 10 in Rankin Inlet at the Community Hall, Chad Carroll RVP Kivalliq Region presented Tapia Tattuinee and Jonah Jr. Siusangnark with the 2016 NTFL Learner Award   ALL NTFL Kivalliq Region Award Recipients: Arviat: Rochelle Illnik Angela Mukjungnik   Baker Lake: Kim Aupaluktuq   Chesterfield Inlet: BoDerek Rudkin   Coral Harbour:…

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World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development 21 May

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“In a diverse world, the destruction of cultures is a crime, and uniformity is a dead-end: our aim must be to enhance, in one movement, the diversity that enriches us and the human rights that bring us together.” Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO In 2001, UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity and in December 2002, the UN General Assembly, in its resolution 57/249, declared May 21 to be the World Day for Cultural…

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The Free Market; Nothing is Ever Free (A Societal Self-Reflection)

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LABOUR VIEWS: May 18, 2016 Written by: Alexander Lambrecht, President – Northern Territories Federation of Labour  Most people know of the game Monopoly – you know the one where you try to capture all of the open spaces on the board, building up property to increase your tax revenue and inevitably creating a monopoly to win the game. It’s no surprise that the objective of the game isn’t all that different from the objectives of…