Here are a few activities, campaigns, important information and others for the last few weeks.

16 February 2024


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In partnership with the FONDS de solidarité FTQ, the SEU 800 will offer 5 students a paid summer job. The SEU 800 therefore invites applications from interested parties. To be eligible, you must: Interested candidates should forward their application, along with a curriculum vitae, proof of school attendance during the winter 2024 semester and their […]

1 February 2024

QFL reaction to the 50¢ minimum wage increase

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The government is making a mockery of the poor Montréal, January 31, 2024. – The Quebec Federation of Labor (QFL) simply can’t believe the CAQ government’s decision to announce a 50¢ increase in the minimum wage to $15.75 an hour at a time when food banks are completely overwhelmed by requests for assistance.   “This government […]

1 February 2024

February – Black History Month

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Black History Month is celebrated annually in Quebec and other parts of the world by various public, private and community institutions. In Quebec, several activities are organized to enable the population to discover the richness and diversity of black communities and to pay tribute to people who have distinguished themselves in various fields. In Montreal, […]

8 January 2024

Front Commun

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Public-sector bargaining talks | Tentative deal 420,000 Front commun workers now have the floor Montréal, January 7, 2024 – After weeks of intensive bargaining talks, and having consulted its intermediate decision-making bodies, the Front commun can now confirm that the tentative deal reached with Québec in late December will be submitted to union members represented […]

18 December 2023

Central labour bodies demand major changes from the federal government -Closed work permits

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Montreal, December 18, 2023. – On this International Migrants Day, and as part of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration’s consultation on closed work permits and temporary foreign workers (TFWs), four major labour organizations have submitted a joint brief, reiterating their demand that these permits be abolished and replaced by open work permits, with […]

7 December 2023

The government is now offering 12.7%

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No agreement is possible without a mechanism to protect purchasing power and a catch-up pay increase Québec City, December 7, 2023 – “There will be no agreement unless our members’ purchasing power is protected and they are provided with a catch-up pay increase. We won’t let any of our members get poorer – and that’s […]

1 December 2023

COMMUN FRONT – It’s urgent to catch up

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Common Front reaction to the ISQ report on the remuneration of employees in the Quebec administration It’s urgent to catch up Montreal, November 30th, 2023 – “The data from the Institut de la statistique du Québec (ISQ) is unequivocal: the wage gap between public service workers and other salaried employees in Quebec must be closed. […]

22 November 2023

QFL’s reaction to the federal economic update

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Montréal, November 21, 2023. – The Quebec Federation of Labour (QFL) welcomes the federal economic update, which highlights the government’s efforts to help workers in eastern Quebec by extending unemployment benefits by up to four additional weeks for those working in seasonal industries. “While we must recognize that the measure announced is positive, we expect […]

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