November 1 , 2010 - Convention Re-elects Larry Hubich SFL President
Longtime trade unionist and advocate for working people, Larry Hubich was re-elected today as President of the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour. A Convention of nearly 1000 delegates from 37 affiliated unions decided that President Hubich will continue to serve the Federation for a fifth term.
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.
Late last week, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 529, which represents working people in the Saskatoon area and further north, filed an unfair labour practice application against employer Alliance Energy Industrial.