December 2, 2011 - International Day for Persons with Disabilities Dec 3, 2011
The International Day for Persons with Disabilities is a day not only for advocacy, but also for reaffirming a commitment to expanding accessibility and recognition for persons with disabilities.
Defined by the United Nations as “those who have long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which in interaction with various barriers may hinder their full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others,” persons with disabilities continue to face significant obstacles within Saskatchewan.
Delegates at the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour (SFL) convention in Regina have concluded elections, and Larry Hubich will remain the president after no challenger was nominated. This will be Hubich’s seventh term as president in a row, each term being two years in duration.
The Saskatchewan Federation of Labour (SFL) is calling on the Saskatchewan Party government to take advantage of the new legislative session to rebalance this province’s labour legislation.