News

This page is devoted to keeping our members and the public aware of emerging issues, concerns and successes  that impact all of us within the Labour Movement.

Check here often for the latest happenings on the local and worldwide “Labour Front.”


 

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Manitoba Hydro should remain a public utility

By Wab Kinew, published in the Winnipeg Free Press March 29, 2018 Manitoba Hydro is at a crossroa[...]
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Nine of 10 Pallister-picked Hydro board members quit, say premier won't discuss 'critical' issues

In a stunning and perhaps unprecedented move, Manitoba Hydro's Tory-appointed board of directors res[...]
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Hydro mess could spark disaster for premier

Disarray doesn’t seem a strong enough word to capture the magnitude of the mess that enveloped Premi[...]
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Union for Safeway workers in Manitoba reach tentative deal with company

WINNIPEG – The union representing about 2,200 employees at Safeway stores in Manitoba says a deal ha[...]
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CUPE members in Manitoba celebrate major victory against P3s

The Manitoba Government has cancelled all plans to involve public-private partnerships (P3s) in the [...]
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Electrical Workers Without Borders North America

Dear Brothers and Sisters: The delegates to the 39th IBEW International Convention in St. Louis, [...]
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Building Corporation Meeting Notice

In 2016 the IBEW 2034 Executive asked the Local Union Office to look at purchasing a new building. S[...]
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IBEW 2034 SCHOLARSHIPS

  IBEW LOCAL 2034 Scholarships - 2018 The IBEW Local 2034 recog[...]
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IBEW Targets Safety Concerns

Hydro union leader targets safety and contracting out as rate hearings wind down IBEW head [...]
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Manitoba Hydro Losses Continue

Manitoba Hydro Losses Continue; Brass Blames Restructuring, PUB Rate Increase Denial Quarte[...]
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Commemorating the 100 year Anniversary of Winnipeg General Strike

Winnipeg unveils 1919 General Strike monument near Hell's Alley Area around Lily and Market[...]
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Government plans changes to procurement practices

Manitoba looking to move away from project labour agreements by Russell Hixson  The [...]
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Study:

Privatizing government doesn’t actually save money By Brad Plumer S[...]
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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Says Vote Turnout Higher than Usual

SaskPower Workers 1st Union to Reject 3.5% Wage Cut By Jennifer Quesnel, CBC News Posted: Nov 0[...]
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IBEW Local 2034 Donates to Katie Cares - Katie's Cottage

Katie Cares Katie's Cottage IBEW Local 2034 Donates September 29, 2017 | Written by Katie[...]
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Origins of Labour Day

Origins of Labour Day Labour Day has its roots in an 1872 printers’ strike in Toronto. Fighting for[...]
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The Vital Role of Trade Unions

At a milestone in Canada's history, the vital role of trade unions remains overlooked Ed Fin[...]
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Manitoba Hydro Now Inspecting Hundreds of Towers to Ensure their Safety

5 Manitoba Hydro transmission towers collapse during assembly By Vera-Lynn Kubinec, Katie N[...]
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Manitoba Hydro Tower Collapse 'Frightening' for Workers

Stop work order issued after February incident near Gillam By Vera-Lynn Kubinec, CBC News Poste[...]
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5 Manitoba Hydro Transmission Towers Collapse During Assembly

Manitoba Hydro now inspecting hundreds of towers to ensure their safety By Vera-Lynn Kubinec, K[...]
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Canada’s Unions Celebrate Repeal of Controversial Anti-Union Legislation

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Canada’s unions are celebr[...]
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Manitoba's Unions are Ready to Fight Proposed Labour Legislation

Meagan Gillmore June 12, 2017 Manitoba's labour leaders [...]
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Manitoba turns the clock back on workers’ rights

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 The Canadian Labo[...]
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City of Winnipeg's largest union receives 'significant' strike mandate

85% of Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 500 members vote to reject city contract offer [...]
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Liberals break pension plan promise with Bill C-27

Peter Whitaker        June 6, 2017 On October 19, 2016, the anniversa[...]
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CUPE Local 500 to vote on offer Wednesday

Rejection would give union a strike mandate. CBC News Posted: Jun 06, 2017 4:50 PM [...]
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Unions Promise Court Challenge

Manitoba government pushing wage-freeze bill through legislature 06/01/2017 WINNIPEG (CP) — Mani[...]
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Bill 28 - An Assault on Manitoba Workers

WINNIPEG, June 2, 2017 /CNW/ The overnight assault on the rights of working people in Manit[...]
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Employer Prosecuted for Workplace Incident

Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) is reminding employers to ensure workplaces are safe and that work[...]
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The Workplace Safety and Health Act

Manitoba Government Launches Five-year Review The Minister’s Advisory Council on Workplace Safet[...]
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Coalition of Unions to challenge Tories' Wage-Control Bill

Labour federation to challenge Tories' wage-control bill in coming weeks By: Nick Martin Pos[...]
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Manitoba government's anti-labour legislation: history repeats itself

  Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada March 21, 2017 [...]
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Layoffs not off the table for public sector employees: Premier

Manitoba unions have not ruled out court challenge to wage freeze legislation CBC News Posted: Ma[...]
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