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Modernizing Federal Labour Standards

Modernizing Federal Labour Standards

The federal government has created an online survey, the purpose of this survey is to hear from all Canadians about how to modernize labour standards for workers in the federally regulated private sector.

Members of Doug Coleman Trucking are directly affected by the Canada Labour Code. Changes are needed, I urge all members of Unifor Local 88 to participate in the survey. We are calling on the federal government to improve paid time off the job through increases to vacation and personal leaves, paid breaks/lunches, improved job protection while on leaves such as maternity/parental, overtime paid after 8 hours in a day or 40 hours in a week for all sectors (Currently in road transportation a driver must work more than 60 hours in a week before being paid overtime), minimum notice for scheduling change, all overtime is voluntary and improved enforcement of the law with increased penalties for violations.

Click on the link to have your voice heard- https://esdc-consultations.canada.ca/modern-labour-standards?tool=survey_tool&tool_id=modern-labour-standards-online-survey-individuals&ts=1516908840#tool_tab

Lets help out our fellow Unifor Local 88 Sisters and Brothers working at Doug Coleman Trucking.

 

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Unifor Local 88 Executive Board - Guide, Communications Committee Co-Chair and Websteward for unifor88.ca That consumes pretty much all of my free time.

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