Walk with us on Monday September 3rd in the Merritton Labour Day Parade.
We will be meeting at the Pen Center off Chestnut Street by the Cinemas at 9:30 a.m. The parade starts at 11 a.m. Bring your union flags and wear your union shirts!
about access to health services and hospitals, long term care, home
care, elder abuse? Join
us as we listen to the candidates explain their parties' platform and
what they can do to help alleviate the health care situation in
Debate Healthcare in Four Niagara Ridings
Four Niagara-based organizations,
of Retired Persons (CARP) Niagara;
of Canadians (COC) South Niagara Chapter;
Niagara Health Coalition/Ontario Health Coalition and
Teachers of Ontario (RTO/ERO) District 14 Niagara,
have teamed up to
host candidates’ debates on healthcare in the four Niagara ridings. These
four organizations represent well over 35,000 concerned citizens across the region.
These are non-partisan, public meetings. Candidates
will answer prepared questions from the host groups and questions from the audience.
May 14St.CatharinesRobertson Hall, 85 Church St., St. Catharines6:30 to 9:00 pm
May 17 Niagara FallsGale Centre, 5152 Thorold Stone Rd, Niagara Falls6:30 to 9:00 pm
May 23 Niagara CentreWelland Arena Community Hall, 501 King St., Welland 6:30 to 9:00 pm
May 24Niagara WestLivingston Activity Centre, 18 Livingston Ave., Grimsby 6:30 to 9:00 pm
residents need to hear from all political parties
about how they intend to deal with the very significant access to health
care and hospital services in Niagara,” says Sue Hotte, Niagara Health
Coalition Co-Chair.Clarice West-Hobbs and Dorothy
Prickett, representing RTO/ERO Niagara and CARP Niagara, are concerned that with
an aging population, complex care needs, and increased
incidence of dementia, the need for safe and appropriate care in Ontario
but especially in Niagara is growing yet there is no co-ordinated plan
to meet these requirements. Fiona
the Council of Canadians’ concern that, with little to no public
consultation, funding is being steadily diverted from the public
healthcare system to private for-profit clinics, P3 hospitals, private
home care companies and private long-term care homes.
Prevention Link WSIB Level 1 Rights and Obligations
Prevention Link WSIB Level 2 Benefits and Services
Prevention Link WSIB Level 4 Return to Work
WHSC Level 1 Basic Occupational Health &Safety Awareness
WHSC Level 2 Law (Federal)
For the first time, we
are offering five workshops bundle:
Making the Link between Occupational Disease and the Workplace
Critical Incident and Post Traumatic Stress
in the Workplace
Workplace Violence and Harassment
Niagara Regional Labour Council Summer School is being held at theBest
Western St. Catharines Hotel and Conference Centre this year.
Accommodation is $ 129.00 plus hst per room per night. A hot buffet
breakfast is included. Please reserve directly with the hotel and quote NRLC when booking.
Description:Workers can be exposed to temperature
extremes in many different workplaces or work settings.The health effects of cold stress can include
acute problems such as frostbite and tissue change, and heat stress can lead to
heat exhaustion.The long term effects
can include injury to internal organs such as lungs, kidneys and heart.Extreme cases can be fatal.
Objective:To provide participants with
the knowledge required to enable them to recognize and assess the hazards
associated with heat and cold stress and to recommend controls to eliminate or
reduce expose to the hazards in their worplace.
Join us on March 1st,
for a "Pharmacare: A Plan for Everyone" Town Hall
meeting in Niagara Region! This important meeting will feature Canada's foremost pharmacare experts and advocates,and
important discussions will address why we need a universal prescription
drug plan that covers all Canadians, regardless of their age, income,
or where they work or live. When:Thursday,
March 1, 2018 Time:6:30
P.M. -- 8:00 P.M. Venue:Club
Capri 36 Cleveland Street,
Thorold, ON L2V 3K5 Registertoday and circulate the attached poster
to your family, friends, and co-workers!