“Clearly, this government thinks it’s OK to line the pockets of the One Per Cent, while leaving the rest of us languishing in packed Emergency Rooms or in painfully long lineups for treatment,” says president of the Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA/NUPGE), Elisabeth Ballermann.
“I am proud of the work my union and the labour movement as a whole has done for women’s rights. Working together with our allies we have truly made major gains for women’s equality,” said James Clancy, NUPGE's National President. “As we celebrate International Women’s Day, let’s join together to end violence against women and better help the victims."
Survey highlights the voices of women survivors and their children and the voices of front-line shelter workers who are incredible change agents within their communities.
New ad highlights the role of union members in building stronger, fairer communities.
Actions by governments that encourage or facilitate tax abuses, or frustrate the efforts of other states to counter tax abuses, could constitute a violation of their international human rights obligations according to a report by the International Bar Association.
“This legislation is a serious affront to workers' rights,” says NSGEU President Joan Jessome.
"We're here tonight because the safety and well-being of vulnerable children, vulnerable youth and fragile families you serve is being compromised," said President Walker
First responders will no longer be required to prove that their job caused the trauma to claim benefits.
Saskatchewan government moves ahead on corrections food services privatization proposal despite concernsMar 04 2014
"Experience with prison privatization in other jurisdictions shows that contracting out food services costs more, not less," according to SGEU President Bob Bymoen.
"If you have concerns, don't just sit on them. Don't assume you can't have a voice. We all have a voice," she says. Gounder recently used her voice to create a program to improve safety at her workplace.
“The report debunks the myth that tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy are necessary for economy growth”, said James Clancy, National President NUPGE.
Proposed Robin Hood Tax rate is very low but would raise between $10 and $12 billion per year for Illinois.
Congestion in doctor's office and emergency departments will be the result of Employers' Council policies, says NAPEFeb 28 2014
“Recent statements by the Employers’ Council clearly demonstrate that they have no concern for the costs of health care or in delaying access to health care in the province." — Carol Furlong, NAPE President.
“These are disappointing actions from an employer who depends on the goodwill of the public and the commitment of its workers,” says BCGEU President Darryl Walker.
“There are solidarity pickets going up at other home support agencies across the province as our members go out on strike tomorrow and take a stand for parity. This is an issue of fairness for all NSGEU/NUPGE home support workers.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.