“This decision by the provincial government will have a profound negative impact on clients requiring home care as well as their families and health care in general.” - Carol Furlong, NAPE President.
"We are deeply disappointed with the dissension the government has caused as a result with respect to industrial relations in this province,” said SGEU President Bob Bymoen.
We all need to confront hateful words, thoughts and attitudes to show bullies that there are consequences to their actions.
Did we get everything we were asking for? No. Did the LCBO get everything they were demanding of our members? No.” - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.
Eighty-one per cent of respondents disagree with government cuts contained in the budget.
In March, 2013, the Ministry was ordered to stop its violation of the collective agreement and to stop treating court reporters as independent contractors. It continues to ignore the ruling.
“We believe that employers and Ottawa are using the import of vulnerable migrant workers to promote a low wage strategy in Canada.” - Ken Georgetti, CLC President.
Two-thirds of LCBO employees are casuals with no guaranteed hours, few benefits and an average income that is less than $26,000 a year.
Members support baragaining demands with overwhelming strike vote.
Policy grievance filed regarding the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital, Oak Bay Lodge and the Lodge at Broadmead
BCGEU/NUPGE continues to press to protect the rights and benefits for psychiatric nursing members.
Bill 85 will be the 201st labour law since 1982 that have either eliminated, suspended or restricted collective bargaining rights of workers.
Elephanttalk.ca is intended to start the conversation for Manitobans to share their concerns and their stories about public services in Manitoba.
“This is a questionable and risky international venture, and we want to know why it is being pushed through in such a hurry." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.
Jessome was the first woman elected president of the NSGEU/NUPGE in 1999. With this re-election she broke another record as she is now the longest serving president in the union’s history.
Canadian money sent off shore means less being invested in Canada. This means the loss of billions of dollars in tax revenue for quality public services and fewer new jobs being created in Canada.
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The union's claim documents “the distinctly gendered history of how part-time work developed at the LCBO” and how systemic sex discrimination continues today.
MGEU/NUPGE paramedic members encouraged to attend hearing on self-regulation on May 23 in Winnipeg.
Proposed changes to the Not Criminally Responsible on account of Mental Disorder provisions of the Criminal Code have been done without adequate consultation and may further stigmatize people with mental health and addictions problems.
Arbitration brings improvements to PEIUPSE/NUPGE health members.
“As mental health care becomes an increasing part of every community’s health plans, RPNs are a leading force for continuing improvements in psychiatric care.” -Reid Johnson, HSABC President.
National Union writes Minister Kenney on behalf of Nigerian students Victoria Ordu and Favour Amadi who were given the toughest possible punishment for working at Walmart – deportation orders – while apparently Walmart faces no penalty.
“We believe that the provincial government must reinvest in community living and other critical services that support vulnerable families across British Columbia." - Darryl Walker, BCGEU President.
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Workers prepare to strike at Canadian Blood Services in Manitoba.