Nadine Hunt

Nadine Hunt, trade union executive (b at Kingston, Ont).
Nadine Hunt, trade union executive (b at Kingston, Ont).


Hunt, Nadine

Nadine Hunt, trade union executive (b at Kingston, Ont). A graduate of the Labour College of Canada in 1971, Hunt served as vice-president of the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour 1970-71 and as treasurer 1974-78, before becoming the first woman in Canadian history to lead a labour federation when she was elected president of the organization in 1978, a post she has held ever since. As well as being a worker's representative at the International Labour Organization, where she served on a committee to establish international standards for the treatment of workers with family responsibilities, she has assisted in the establishment of the Labour Studies Program at U Sask and is active on several educational and political advisory boards.


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