SFL Prairie School For Union Women: One of a Kind

A new research study, Innovations, Opportunities, and Challenges: The Story of the Prairie School for Union Women, released in March of 2012, shows that one of the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour’s longstanding educational initiatives, the Prairie School for Union Women (PSUW), provides important benefits to the working women of the province.

To view the full report, click here.


Celebrating Working Women

 


Terms of Reference

Includes providing speakers and advanced leadership training courses for trade union women (PSUW), organizing the fight for pay equity, organizing the fight for childcare rights, maternity leave, health care, discrimination in benefits and pensions.  View the committee's Terms of Reference.


SFL Women's Policy Statement [adopted at SFL Convention 1994]

We come from every affiliate of the SFL. We are older women, younger women, visible minority women, aboriginal women, lesbians, women with disabilities, women of all races and backgrounds struggling collectively for recognition of the worth of our work and a place wtihin the labour movement...

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Policy Statement on Harassment [adopted at SFL Convention 1994]

The SFL believes that union solidarity is based on the principle that union members are equal and deserve mutual respect at all levels. Harassment is not a joke. Harassment is cruel and destructive behaviour against others that can have devastating effects. Harassment is a form of discrimination...

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Pregnancy, Parenting and the Workplace:

 

FCW Parental Booklet

http://ufcw.ca/templates/ufcwcanada/images/women/publicatios/matpatparentleaveguide.pdf

For More Information About the Cuts or the Campaign to Put Equality Back on Track

www.womensequality.ca


Calendar of Events

March 8 - International Women's Day
March 21 - International Day for the Elimination of Racism
April 28 - International Day of Mourning
May 1 - International Workers' Day (May Day)
June - Prairie School for Union Women, Waskesiu
June 21 - Indigenous Awareness Day
August 9 - International Day of World's Indigenous People
September 5 - Labour Day
September 8 - International Literacy Day
September - Take Back the Night
October 16 - World Food Day
November 20 - International Children's Day
December 6 - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women


Resources

Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women

National Association of Women and the Law

YWCA Canada - A Turning Point for Women

Child Care Now

Canadian Labour Congress

PSAC Equality pages

Abuse Help LInes

Alberta Federation of Labour Women's Committee

Manitoba Federation of Labour Women's Page

Ontario Federation of Labour Women's Department

Quebec Federation of Labour - femmes

Newfoundland Fed. of Labour Women's Committee

BC Federation of Labour Women's Issues

Nova Scotia Federation of Labour Women's Committee

Saskatchewan's Labour Movement: the folks who brought you the constitutional right to strike!