News release: Nova Scotia Federation of Labour President Danny Cavanagh feels positive about today’s announcement on pharmacare from the interim report released today by the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare.
NS Federation of Labour president Dannny Cavanagh on the situation in Venezuela and the support of the US and Canada for the ongoing coup attempt. Danny also tackles why solidarity is without borders and not just about Nova Scotia or Canada.
Danny Cavanagh: “Our premiers make choices every day and its time we demand they start and make the choices to help the most vulnerable in our society. Tax cuts to the wealthy have not helped, they have created a revenue problem. It’s time to tax the wealthy so they pay their fair share. It is time to step up and help those at the bottom with real reform.”
NS Federation of Labour president Danny Cavanagh reflects on gains made over the last year, and challenges ahead.
News release: This province to do more to protect workers from wage theft, and more to protect workers when companies declare bankruptcy, says NS Federation of Labour president Danny Cavanagh The Federation of Labour is planning to collect donations for the 600 workers who were not only laid off, they are owed 3 weeks pay with three weeks to go before Christmas. The concern is these workers will have no pay or ability to access EI benefits before Christmas.
News release: “The change announced today is an important start in addressing domestic violence in Nova Scotia, but it is not far enough and we would like to see ten days of paid domestic violence leave as the best way to give victims true economic stability”, says Nova Scotia Federation of Labour president Danny Cavanagh.
NS Federation of Labour president Danny Cavanagh on the forced ending of the postal workers rotating strikes: “I am shocked that our Liberal government has initiated back to work legislation for the workers at Canada Post. Remember that union members are your constituents.”
News release by the NS Federation of Labour: “This government should be increasing corporate taxes because we know this kind of smoke and mirrors economic agenda has only made the rich richer while workers suffer from actual pay decreases when we factor in inflation.”
“The sky isn’t going to fall, but that’s what you’d think if you listen to the right-wingers’ sound bites on a higher minimum wage in Nova Scotia, or in fact anywhere,” writes NS federation of Labour president Danny Cavanagh.
A couple of years old, but excellent and well worth the read, here is a manifesto of sorts on climate change submitted by the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour to to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna.