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    十博官网在线 supports ending impunity for crimes against journalists

    Knowing the truth means safeguarding the truth.

    Imagine going to work every day, knowing that you may be a target of attack or that you may be killed on the job. But you’re not a soldier or a police officer. Instead, you’re armed only with pen and notepad, or perhaps a smartphone and camera.

    You are on the frontlines to narrate our stories, keep the public informed, and reveal the happenings in communities and across the globe.

    十博官网在线 joins global call for safe roads

    TORONTO – 十博官网在线 is calling on the federal government and industry stakeholders to support changes to improve conditions for road transport drivers and make roads safer for all drivers.

    “Low pay and unsafe conditions force drivers to take enormous risks in order to make ends meet. While this might make sense for the narrow interests of corporate shareholders, it is a disaster for everyone else,” said 十博官网在线 National President Lana Payne.

    Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day 2023

    Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day is February 28th (February 29th in leap years). As the only “non-repetitive” day of the year, it’s the ideal date to devote to raising awareness of repetitive strain injuries.

    Profit Doesn’t Care: 十博官网在线 rallies during federal funding negotiations

    Workers rallied on Parliament Hill while Premiers and Prime Minister Trudeau negotiated a new health care funding deal for provinces and territories.

    Ahead of the February 7th action, 十博官网在线 launched a petition to send a message to provincial and federal decision-makers to protect the future of public health care in the deal.

    The event brought together union workers and health care advocates from across the country to demand that people are put ahead of profits.

    Letter to Bell on workers' mental health

    Nikki Moffat
    Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President
    Corporate Services
    BCE and Bell

    Dear Ms. Moffat,

    In September 2010, Bell Let’s Talk began a new conversation about Canada’s mental health with the public. At the time, many people were not openly discussing living with mental illness.

    Millions of Canadians, including leading personalities, engaged in an open discussion about mental illness, offering new ideas and hope for those who struggle, with numbers growing every year.

    World Toilet Day 2022

    On World Toilet Day, November 19, 十博官网在线 renews its call for employers and governments to ensure all workers have access to safe sanitation at work.

    “Safe sanitation at work is about dignity,” said Lana Payne, 十博官网在线 National President and ITF Board Member., “Workers and workplaces are diverse, so every employer must take steps to ensure sanitation facilities are clean, appropriate and safe to meet the individual needs of workers.”

    FFAW Echoes Call for Increased Search and Rescue in Labrador

    On the heels of the Newfoundland and Labrador Fish Harvesting Safety Association (Nl-FHSA) Safety Symposium last week and the arrival of Minister Joyce Murray in St. John’s this week, the FFAW’s Inshore Council is reiterating the need for increased search and rescue resources in Labrador. 

    十博官网在线 rallies outside Manitoba legislature for fair wages and better working conditions for health care workers

    Community and health care activists rallied outside of the Manitoba legislature on October 28, 2022 to launch the union’s “Respect Us. Protect Us. Pay Us.” campaign to improve the working conditions and wages of Association for Community Living (ACL) workers.

    “Low provincial funding results in low wages. It’s not surprising that many staff are leaving to take better paying jobs that don’t have the kind of hours and stress related to community care,” said Gavin McGarrigle, 十博官网在线 Western Regional Director.