Bea Bruske

NDP candidate in the Fort Whyte Winnipeg race.

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Winnipegger elected to head Canadian Labour Congress

June 20, 2021

Winnipeg Sun - ...elected Bruske on Friday to lead the organization until 2023. Former United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 832 Secretary-Treasurer Bea Bruske of Winnipeg has been elected as President of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues...

Labour leaders, NDP call for paid sick and vaccine leave in Manitoba

April 28, 2021

Global News - ...emergency. “Our members who wake up not feeling perfect have to make a difficult decision and pay their bills or stay home as a precaution,” Bea Bruske of the United Food and Commercial Workers said. Story continues below advertisement But Jonathan Alward of the Canadian Federation of Independent...

Manitoba mulling ways to help ill workers weather absences, but paid sick leave isn’t yet one of them

April 28, 2021

CBC Manitoba - ...or not they should go to work and be able to pay their bills or whether they stay at home as a precaution. No one wants to make that decision," said Bea Bruske, secretary-treasurer for the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 832. Ottawa already offers the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit payment, but...

No paid sick leave forcing workers to make ‘impossible choice’ amid pandemic, union says

April 28, 2021

CTV - ...1,200 COVID-19 cases in workplaces. READ MORE: Data showing more than 1,200 COVID cases in Manitoba workplaces renews calls for paid sick leave Bea Bruske of the UFCW said less than 50 per cent of Manitoba workers have paid sick time at their jobs. For those that do, she said the majority don't have...

Calls for Manitoba paid sick leave program mounting

April 28, 2021

Winnipeg Sun - ...Ontario have since come up with their own provincial programs to bolster the federal offerings. Kinew was joined through a streamed press call by Bea Bruske from the UFCW and Kevin Rebeck from the Manitoba Federation of Labour. Rebeck said there were 1,200 Manitobans who they are aware of who got...

Urgent need for paid sick leave, paid time for vaccinations, NDP, labour say

April 28, 2021

Winnipeg Free Press - ...workers have paid sick time, and the thousands who work in food processing, grocery stores and security jobs have to make hard choices, said Bea Bruske, spokeswoman for the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 832. "They have to make the decision whether they should go to work so they can...

Province pushes for wage freeze on non-teaching staff

April 1, 2021

Winnipeg Free Press - the Manitoba legislature. A spokeswoman for bus drivers in the Winnipeg School Division echoed those sentiments. "We’re not impressed," said Bea Bruske, secretary-treasurer of UFCW Local 832, which represents nearly 100 drivers. Given the terms are the same as Bill 28 — terms bus drivers fought...

Toxic state of the union

March 26, 2021

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Workers Local 832 in Manitoba and the Manitoba Government and General Employees Union. RUTH BONNEVILLE UFCW Local 832 secretary-treasurer Bea Bruske is running for president of the Canadian Labour Congress. UFCW Local 832 secretary-treasurer Bea Bruske is running for president of the Canadian...

Year in Review 2019

December 30, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ... In Fort Whyte, incumbent MLA and PC leader Brian Pallister easily held on to his seat with 57 per cent of the vote and 5,609 votes. NDP candidate Beatrice Bruske was the runner-up with 1,755 votes. North in Tuxedo, longtime PC MLA Heather Stefanson was re-elected with 47 per cent of the vote (4,587). Liberal...

Province tables legislation to take reins off Sunday, holiday shopping

November 22, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...workers to have some time off with their families on weekends," Manitoba Federation of Labour president Kevin Rebeck said in a prepared statement. Bea Bruske, secretary-treasurer of United Food & Commercial Workers Local 832, is hoping the government will expand retail workers' rights further. "I think...

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