October 19, 2011 - SFL Officially Opens 56th Annual Convention in Saskatoon
Saskatchewan Federation of Labour President, Larry Hubich, officially opened the 56th Annual Convention of the SFL this morning with a stirring Presidential address. In front of an energetic crowd of over 500 delegates, Hubich spoke of the need of working people to continue the struggle for social and economic justice.
For more than a century, people across the nation, from various backgrounds and traditions, from several generations, and representing a spectrum of occupations and professions, have gathered together on the first Monday in September to celebrate Labour Day.
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).