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Colombia: trade unionists murdered as peace process at risk


“The promise of the peace process in Colombia is under severe threat. Mining companies are moving into indigenous areas and paramilitaries are re-grouping to move into areas which the FARC left under the terms of the peace agreement. The situation is deeply alarming, and the government needs to move quickly to implement the Havana agreements and not allow violence and plunder of natural resources to turn the country back into chaos.” — Sharan Burrow, ITUC General Secretary

Join the Rally to Repeal the Budget!

SEIU West -

The SEIU-West Young Workers Committee invites you to attend the Rally to Repeal the Budget! Together, we deplore the decision-making of the Saskatchewan Government to cut valuable services for the sake of their corporate friends and at the expense of our communities. The Saskatchewan Government must be held to account for their brutal 2017/18 Budget.

Tentative Agreement Reached Between UWOSA and Western

University of Western Ontario Staff Association -

August 4, 2017
A message from the Negotiations Team:

The UWOSA Negotiationg Team has a tentative collective agreement with Western’s Administration.

According to our Constitution and Bylaws 16.2.2, “An information meeting(s) for all of the UWOSA constituents as defined by the Ontario Labour Relations Board Certificate will be called before a contract ratification vote is taken.”

Details of the tentative new agreement will be provided at an Information Meeting for the Purpose of a Contract Ratification Vote.

Watch your email and this website for specific details next week.

We wish to again thank the membership for all of their support throughout this process.

In Solidarity,
Meg Perinpanayagam, Nikki Grozelle, Evan Wiley, James Taron, and Karen McDonald