April 11, 2012 - Station 20 West Launches Foodstock Lottery
The Saskatchewan Federation of Labour is pleased to partner with a number of its affiliates in sponsoring Station 20 West’s 2012 Foodstock Lottery. The lottery is expected to provide much-needed funding that will be allocated to the initial stocking of the food store, providing affordable, nutritious food to clients in Saskatoon.
In response to the City of Saskatoon’s refusal to bargain in good faith, members of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 615 have been forced to file an unfair labour practice application with the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board (LRB).
Today’s Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) report, which found that Saskatchewan is the fastest growing jurisdiction for temporary foreign workers in Canada, is the latest in a series of indicators showing that the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) has become a first resort of employers looking to drive down wages.