Monthly Archives: February 2015

Cold water can kill. A message from OPSEU paramedics http://bit.ly/1EAz7aQ

Cold water can kill.
A message from OPSEU paramedics
http://bit.ly/1EAz7aQ


Cold water can kill | Ontario Public Service Employees Union
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Water levels are high at this time of year. Stay away from creeks, rivers and lakes. Cold water can kill: Hypothermia { A decrease in body temperature that can lead to unconsciouness or death.} Of you see someone in the water struggling: Do not enter the water to save them. Throw a floatable object…

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Walkom gives 3 vital ideas – create national pharmacare program, fix EI, rebuild…

Walkom gives 3 vital ideas – create national pharmacare program, fix EI, rebuild collective bargaining system #onpoli www.thestar.com/news/canada/2015/02/27/how-to-save-canadian-capitalism-from-itself-walkom.html


How to save Canadian capitalism from itself: Walkom | Toronto Star
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The economy isn’t working. A new grand bargain between capital and labour needs to be struck.

Visit Toronto and York Region Labour Council's website for more information Originally post found at:  http://www.facebook.com/LabourCouncil/posts/848044878575212

Crown Holdings strikers demand Liberal MPP's speak up against corporate abuse of…

Crown Holdings strikers demand Liberal MPP’s speak up against corporate abuse of Ontario workers defending wages of next generation

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Victory at the ILO on the right to strike

“Thank you to all those who raised their voice in support of this long-standing right to negotiate freely and fairly on behalf of workers everywhere. We know that having strong labour rights allows us to make a difference in the lives of everyone, not just of union members.” — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12133/victory-ilo-right-strike

Important study on impact of income #inequality in #toronto and suggestions for…

Important study on impact of income #inequality in #toronto and suggestions for change. #buildingopportunity www.unitedwaytoronto.com/research-and-reports


Research and Reports – United Way Toronto – United Way Toronto
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Through in-depth research, we can better understand social issues facing our city and create better strategies to confront them.

Visit Toronto and York Region Labour Council's website for more information Originally post found at:  http://www.facebook.com/LabourCouncil/posts/847683281944705

Important study on impact of income #inequality in #toronto and suggestions for…

Important study on impact of income #inequality in #toronto and suggestions for change. #buildingopportunity www.unitedwaytoronto.com/research-and-reports


Research and Reports – United Way Toronto – United Way Toronto
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Through in-depth research, we can better understand social issues facing our city and create better strategies to confront them.

Visit Toronto and York Region Labour Council's website for more information Originally post found at:  http://www.facebook.com/LabourCouncil/posts/847683281944705

Simcoe.com; OPSEU correctional services workers braved the cold to share how col…

Simcoe.com; OPSEU correctional services workers braved the cold to share how cold relations with the province are.
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OPSEU members push to get talks going in Barrie
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BARRIE – OPSEU correctional services workers braved the cold to share how cold relations with the province are.

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OPSEU rally in Hamilton on Saturday, February 28, from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Fi…

OPSEU rally in Hamilton on Saturday, February 28, from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at First Ontario Centre, 101 York Boulevard. Support OPS bargaining!

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First national roundtable on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls being held in Ottawa

Over 20 years only a few of the over 700 recommendations from 58 reports have ever been put into action.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12132/first-national-roundtable-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-women-and-girls-being-held

Inequality grows in #toronto – It will only turn around when all employers pay a…

Inequality grows in #toronto – It will only turn around when all employers pay a #livingwage! @unitedwayTO www.thestar.com/news/gta/2015/02/27/toronto-now-canadas-inequality-capital-united-way-study-shows.html


Toronto now Canada’s inequality capital, United Way study shows | Toronto Star
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A new report reveals the rapid growth in income inequality in Toronto, but points to strong community ties as sign of hope

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