December 16, 2011 - SFL Supports Private Member's Bill to Establish Jimmy's Law
The SFL is offering its support for a private member’s bill, introduced into the Saskatchewan Legislature yesterday, that would establish Jimmy’s Law. Named for the late Jimmy Ray Wiebe, who was tragically murdered at work in Yorkton in the early morning hours of June 20th, 2011, the law would protect vulnerable people working late hours without a co-worker.
Three members of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local D359 have been locked out by their employer, a subsidiary of multination corporation Lehigh Hanson.
Late last week, representatives from the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour met with two Weyburn women who were fired from their long-time jobs in order to make room for temporary foreign workers.