Report of the Director for Women, Newfoundland & Labrador, Angela Decker, September 2012 – January 2013

Participated in SSO PEI Local meeting Sept 14th
Participated in PSAC National Day of Action in PEI Sept 15th
Rocky Harbour Regional Women’s Committee hosted “Take Back Night” rally Sept 21st
Participated in Women’s teleconference call Sept 26th  
Attended NLFL (Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Labour), Women’s Committee meeting Sept 28-30th
Rocky Harbour Regional Women’s committee meeting Oct 2nd
Attended “Sister’s in Spirit” Vigil in Stephenville Oct 4th
Rocky Harbour Regional Women’s Committee Co-hosted Women’s History Month event with Local Library on Autism Awareness Month October 25th
NLFL Education/Women’s Committee Conference call Nov 6th
Attended CCPA Media Event on impacts of cuts to public Services in Atlantic Canada in Halifax Nov 27th
Attended Leadership Summit Nov 29th –Dec 2nd
Participated in National Human Rights Committee meeting Dec -3rd – Dec 5th
Rocky Harbour Regional Women’s Committee hosted Dec 6th National Day of Action Service
Attended the NLFL Women’s Committee meeting Dec 7th –Dec 9th
Rocky Harbour Regional Women’s Committee participated jointly with Local 90265, in entering a float in Rocky Harbour annual Santa Claus Parade highlighting Harpers cuts to Public Services, Dec 8th
The Rocky Harbour Women’s Committee,  received recognition  in Member’s Statement recognizing work of our committee in highlighting women’s equality in society on Dec 10th from MHA, (Member of House of assembly), Jim Bennett. As Chair of Committee I was very excited that our Committee received this recognition.
Participated in Women’s teleconference call Dec 11th
Participated in conference call with NLFL Education /Women’s Committee for planning of NLFL Women’s Conference April 2012, Jan 4th
Participated in CCPA & PSAC media event on Atlantic Canada Fisheries in St John’s Jan 9th

Respectively submitted,
In solidarity & sister ship,
Angela Decker
NL Women’s Director