November 9, 2010 - SFL concludes meeting with Minimum Wage Board
Yesterday afternoon the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour made a presentation to the province’s Minimum Wage Board concerning the indexation of the minimum wage. SFL president, Larry Hubich, reaffirmed that Saskatchewan’s minimum wage should first be raised to 75 percent of Canada’s Average Industrial Wage and then indexed to the all-Saskatchewan Consumer Price Index (CPI).
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.