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CULE supports locked out CEP 481 members

Monday, February 11th, 2008 | Print This Article

There is the text of a letter sent to Larry Hubich, President of the SFL, by Lisa Garnier, on behalf of CULE. The 60 members of CEP Local 481, employees of the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees Union (SGEU), have been locked out since November 6th, 2007, thirteen weeks. They work in Regina, Saskatoon, and […]

Free the Five

Monday, February 13th, 2006 | Print This Article

Who are the Cuban Five? The Cuban Five are five Cuban men who are in U.S. prison, serving four life sentences and 75 years collectively, after being wrongly convicted in U.S. federal court in Miami, on June 8, 2001. They are Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando González and René González. The Five were […]

Thank you from PAMANTIK

Monday, October 24th, 2005 | Print This Article

Sister Monica Urrutia received an e-card in appreciation of the protest letter we sent regarding the recent killing of a Nestle Union leader in the Philippines. Read it here: thank you from PAMANTIK . The front of the card, roughly translated, means, “Justice for Nestle Workers! Make the Nestle Corporation and the U.S.-Arroyo Regime pay! […]

Solidarity with the Philippines

Friday, October 7th, 2005 | Print This Article

Another Philippine labour leader, Diosdado Fortuna, the President of the Union of Filipro Employees – Drug, Food & Allied Industries was murdered in cold blood on September 22nd. His Union had been on strike against the Nestle Corporation since January 2002. Visit labourstart.org to read more and to send a message urging for an inquiry […]

Strike support for BCGEU

Friday, February 25th, 2005 | Print This Article

CEP Local 467, BCGEU Staff Reps, are currently on strike. Here is the text of a letter Dave Jackson has written to George Heyman the President of BCGEU. For more information, and to send a message of support, visit cep467.ca.