For World AIDS Day, December 1, the National Union continues to support the Bracelet of Hope campaign and urges others to do likewise.
MGEU/NUPGE members are seek strong strike madate to fight concessions at the bargaining table.
“We’re calling on the B.C. government to guarantee the Ishtar Transition Housing Society keeps these transition houses open.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.
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OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says these layoffs are both reckless and short-sighted, and the government needs to reassess their funding priorities, especially in the north.
MGEU/NUPGE appeal should ensure no other worker is discriminated against when making psychological claims.
In Canada, there is no policy in place on intimate partner violence or sexual assault, and we do not have a national action plan to address violence against women. This must change.
While the closure of a company planning private plasma clinics in Ontario is a victory, more needs to be done to keep them from opening up elsewhere in Canada.
“While we are disappointed he did not accept our potential remedy, his ruling leaves open the opportunity that constitutional rights will be respected in his final arbitration decision.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.
"These changes will offer increased convenience for shoppers and make the public stores even more competitive. With almost 200 outlets, larger stores, greater selection and knowledgeable staff, public liquor stores can compete with private stores.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.
“Our province already spends less per person on public services than any other province does. Not enough people have good jobs in Ontario. And not enough people have the quality public services they need. In this round of bargaining, we’re fighting for both.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.
"Now we could soon be facing significant reductions in the number and range of public services which Nova Scotians depend on every day, as well as in the affordability of many essential goods and services which most Nova Scotians need.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.
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National Union urges all Canadians to join in struggle to end violence and discrimination against transgender people.
Members of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now Canada (ACORN) in Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia held actions to highlight the need for affordable access to the Internet.