December 3 2019 marks the International Day of People with Disabilities. According to the United Nations, disability is not a feature of a person. Instead, people have different types of health impairments: some may need wheelchairs in order to be mobile while others need glasses to read or medicati [...]
The business case for accessible workplaces - International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Congratulations to the members of UCTE local 00057, working at Great Lakes Pilotage (GLPA) who ratified a new collective agreement, ending a 10-day long strike. Members had been without a collective agreement since June 2016.
Special thank you to negotiating team, consistin[...]
Great Lakes Pilotage (GLPA) members ratified a new collective agreement!
On November 26, 2019 in Nova Scotia, Dumping Day was looked forward to with anticipation. For those who may not know, it is the day when the most lucrative lobster fishery areas are opening. The commercial fishers load their boats down with as much gear as they can handle and race for the fishing gr[...]
Dumping Day – how members are involved