Work Environment

  • Monday, Oct 6 2014
    The Canadian Labour Congress’ International Department has produced a summary of Canadian activities for the October 7, World Day for Decent Work, organized by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). EN: 4 -10-07-EN.pdf FR: This year, Decent Work activities took place in many cities across the country. The CLC’s activities and its “together FAIRNESS WORKS” initiative are reported along with those of its affiliates: * Quebec Federation of Labour (QFL) * Canadian Federation of Musicians (CFM) * Canadian...
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  • Tuesday, Jan 29 2013
    Nurses from across Canada are being requested to voluntarily fill out a survey from the CBC that is intended to gauge quality of care. Here's a link to the survey and please also note that the CBC has guaranteed your total confidentiality. If you do not wish to be contacted by CBC in future, you do not have to fill in your name and contact information. Deadline for completing the survey is February 4, 2013.
  • Friday, Dec 7 2012
    “Supported by recent research evidence and rooted in the principles of ethics and human rights, the CFNU and our member organizations do not support coercive measures to increase immunization uptake in health care workers. Instead, our position supports the need for more comprehensive strategies that increase access to and education about influenza immunization,” says Linda Silas, President of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Union. The CFNU recently released a position statement speaking out against policies and programs that mandate influenza...
  • Friday, Oct 5 2012
    CLC-CIDA project targets child labour in India: Children sent to school instead Posted: Thursday, 4 October 2012 OTTAWA – A Canadian Labour Congress project targeting child labour in India has diverted thousands of children away from work sites and into primary school. The project is supported by funding from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). “As a result of this project,14 villages and 249 work sites have been declared child- labour free, and more than 12,000 children have received the...
  • Saturday, Sep 29 2012
    Relying on the best evidence, and on the experience of frontline nurses, Nursing Workload and Patient Care presents a sobering look at the challenges facing our overworked nursing workforce and the ensuing effects on patients. This book reviews the now incontrovertible body of evidence linking inadequate nurse staffing with increases in mortality and other negative outcomes for patients. Nursing Workload and Patient Care lays bare the empty promises of countless government studies while urging policy makers to fully understand the...
  • CFNU
    Friday, Sep 28 2012
    Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) September 28, 2012 07:00 ET Nurses Call on Provincial Health Ministers to Ensure Safe Nurse Staffing Levels for Patients New report on nursing workload and patient care released HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 28, 2012) - Excessive nursing workload is negatively affecting patient outcomes, says a new study released today by the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU), at a meeting with provincial health ministers. Nurses are calling on provincial health ministers to work...


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