The Society’s Bruce Power Local donated $2,000 to help Peace & Justice Grey Bruce raise awareness about the dangers of precarious work. The funds will assist the coalition campaign in the Grey Bruce community and lobby government officials about this important issue that affects many in the community’s workforce.
The Owen Sound Times highlighted the donation in an August 28 article:
Dick Hibma of the Society of United Professionals said his local, which is made up of 1,100 Bruce Power employees, supports efforts to assist people in precarious jobs that have no voice. He said his union wants to see all people paid a living wage. The political decision-makers, including members of the provincial and federal governments, hold the key to fixing the problem, he said.
Read the full article here.