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  • Thursday, Jun 2 2016
    Filling the Prescription: The Case for Pharmacare Now Click here to read the Parliamentary Breakfast Summary On May 31, 2016, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) hosted a breakfast meeting on Parliament Hill, entitled Filling the Prescription: The Case for Pharmacare Now (Provincial and Expert Perspectives) . Members of Parliament, Senators and a wide range of health and labour stakeholders came together to hear expert speakers make the compelling case for Canada’s implementing a universal pharmacare program as the...
  • Thursday, May 26 2016
    This week public health care advocates across the country ( see the special note below if you are an Ontario resident ) are meeting with their Members of Parliament (MPs) to let them know that we need to negotiate a strong Health Accord to ensure that the provinces and territories can preserve and improve our public health care. We'd like to offer you the opportunity to participate in this lobby too! Show your support for public health care by making...
  • Thursday, May 26 2016
    Canada wide- Today the Canadian Health Coalition is launching its policy brief "A National Public Drug Plan for All" . Author Julie White brings together many of the academic studies showing the financial savings, improved drug safety, and increased equality that would occur under a national public drug plan. Canada remains the only country with a universal health system that doesn't include prescription medicines. "The proposals contained in this paper would bring Canada into the 21st century and align our...
  • Thursday, May 26 2016
    May 24, 2016 Australia http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/nurses-union-pushes-for-nursetopatient-ratio-legislation/news-story/b254832cbedff66ca4f116dcc8b60033 Headline: Nurses union pushes for nurse-to-patient ratio legislation …………… Australia http://wangarattachronicle.com.au/2016/05/18/village-rejects-union-call/ Headline: Village rejects union call …………… Australia http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2016/s4465131.htm Headline: Calls for mandatory flu vaccine for aged care workers …………… Australia http://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/news/nambour-hospital-faces-400m-funding-hit/3030505/ Headline: Nambour hospital faces $400m funding hit …………… Brazil http://www.tribunahoje.com/noticia/179782/interior/2016/05/21/enfermeiros-de-santana-e-palmeira-comemoram-acordo-coletivo.html Manchete: Enfermeiros de Santana e Palmeira comemoram acordo coletivo Headline: Nurses of Santana and Palmeira commemorate collective agreement ……. Brazil http://hojeemdia.com.br/horizontes/enfermeiros-fazem-passeata-de-jalecos-em-bh-para-exigir-valoriza%C3%A7%C3%A3o-da-profiss%C3%A3o-1.384959 Manchete: Enfermeiros fazem "passeata de jalecos" em BH para exigir valorização da...
  • Thursday, May 26 2016
    We are making change and building a stronger labour movement that recognizes the struggles of all people facing inequality in the workplace and society. The Rise Up! conference is an opportunity for union activists to come together and explore equality and fairness for all. Video of olxDy2ArPt0 We are calling on all of our members who have a passion for human rights, improving the lives of all Canadians and the future of the labour movement. Rise Up! welcomes CLC affiliate...
  • Thursday, May 26 2016
    The Canadian Labour Congress is incredibly proud to be hosting the first-ever national Young Workers' Summit. Video of RHJR2I3Ezhc This summit will bring together young workers, youth activists, and allies to build young workers’ power to address the changing nature of work, empower young and new leadership in workplaces and unions, and lay the framework for a renewed and growing labour movement. Precarious work. Income inequality. Climate change. We are at a pivotal point in time where these phrases have...
  • Monday, May 23 2016
    May 23, 2016 Australia http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/nurses-union-pushes-for-nursetopatient-ratio-legislation/news-story/b254832cbedff66ca4f116dcc8b60033 Headline: Nurses union pushes for nurse-to-patient ratio legislation …………… Australia http://wangarattachronicle.com.au/2016/05/18/village-rejects-union-call/ Headline: Village rejects union call …………… Australia http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2016/s4465131.htm Headline: Calls for mandatory flu vaccine for aged care workers …………… Australia http://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/news/nambour-hospital-faces-400m-funding-hit/3030505/ Headline: Nambour hospital faces $400m funding hit …………… Brazil http://www.tribunahoje.com/noticia/179782/interior/2016/05/21/enfermeiros-de-santana-e-palmeira-comemoram-acordo-coletivo.html Manchete: Enfermeiros de Santana e Palmeira comemoram acordo coletivo Headline: Nurses of Santana and Palmeira commemorate collective agreement ……. Brazil http://hojeemdia.com.br/horizontes/enfermeiros-fazem-passeata-de-jalecos-em-bh-para-exigir-valoriza%C3%A7%C3%A3o-da-profiss%C3%A3o-1.384959 Manchete: Enfermeiros fazem "passeata de jalecos" em BH para exigir valorização da...
  • Monday, May 16 2016
    May 15, 2016 Angola http://www.portalangop.co.ao/angola/pt_pt/noticias/saude/2016/4/19/Bie-Presidente-sindicato-dos-enfermeiros-defende-reajuste-salarial-dos-profissionais,d6937bd5-a016-443d-98e8-03a853607dc4.html Manchete: Bié: Presidente do sindicato dos enfermeiros defende reajuste salarial dos profissionais Headline: Bié: President of nurses’ union defends wage increase of professionals ….. Argentina http://www.laizquierdadiario.com/Medicos-y-enfermeras-denuncian-la-grave-situacion-de-la-salud-publica Titular: Médicos y enfermeras denuncian la grave situación de la salud pública Headline: Doctors and nurses denounce the serious situation in the public health ………… Australia http://www.qnu.org.au/QNU/Media_and_Publications/Media_release_uploads/2016/120516b.aspx Headline: Live-saving legislation made tonight …………… Australia http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/queensland-public-hospitals-adopt-nurse-to-patient-ratio/news-story/7c819c4802a24cc58b855d78aedbd3e0 Headline: Queensland public hospitals adopt nurse to patient ratio ……… Australia http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/outer-east/yarra-ranges-council-closes-sassafras-maternal-and-child-health-centre/news-story/bccabf2ea58a659ce67b317fe5c3c458 Headline: Yarra...

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