Brown, Ballermann set to lead NUPGE

28 Jun 2016

Delegates to NUPGE's 2016 Convention overwhelmingly adopted a campaign to defend and improve community services for all Canadians.

28 Jun 2016

At NUPGE's 2016 Convention author Paul Mason told delegates that “Neoliberalism’s 35-year cycle is coming to an end, but we might also be at the end of a much longer cycle,” he said. “This new cycle might be as revolutionary as the rise of the printing press.” 

27 Jun 2016

“This entire situation is a glimpse into one of the major pitfalls of privatization of public services — a lack of transparency and accountability." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

27 Jun 2016

“Beginning almost 15 years ago, these union members embarked on a campaign for compensation because they were sick. Today, they are responsible for setting an important precedent for all workers." — Val Avery, HSABC President

27 Jun 2016

“All of you are doing work that is so important to your members and to everybody in Canada,” said Brown after his acclamation. “To be able to say that I represent you takes my breath away.”

21 Jun 2016

“The labour movement has stood tall on this issue, fighting for the dignified retirements of all Canadians. The agreement announced yesterday is a good start, but this campaign is far from over,” says NUPGE National President James Clancy.

20 Jun 2016

All those attending the NUPGE Convention should fill out their personal information form on the Convention website at http://2016.nupge.ca .

17 Jun 2016

"Values like sharing, caring, love, respect, and taking responsibility for our lives and how we want to be treated. These are the values that define us. They are what breathe meaning into the word solidarity. They are what give motion to our movement." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President

17 Jun 2016

“To every part-time support staff worker in every college, I say, ‘It’s taken half a century to make this vote happen. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by.’” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

16 Jun 2016

Unions Matter contest winner understands that just as unions can help indigenous members, indigenous members can help their unions.

14 Jun 2016

"All around them, they saw evidence of the privatization of diagnostic services. With all the uncertainties in health funding, they needed and wanted a union that was a strong and proven advocate for excellent health care services." — Sara Labelle, Chair of OPSEU's Hospital Professionals Division

10 Jun 2016

“On behalf of our committee, I am very pleased to present you with this award and thank you for all of your efforts and money raised." — James Couvier, MGEU member and Chair of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

10 Jun 2016

“Our members at Browning Harvey create top quality products that are manufactured right here in Newfoundland and Labrador and enjoyed by thousands across the province." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

09 Jun 2016

Halifax (09 June 2016) — For the past 18 years, Normand Pelletier had a lingering thought on his mind.

09 Jun 2016

"They stood up to the government and said, ‘This is our public asset. We own it! It’s not yours to remove, sell or privatize.’” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

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