"Like all negotiations, there was give and take. We will present the deal to the members and look forward to hearing their opinions." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
Radius wants staff to accept a wage cut of 1.5 per cent, lose their existing pension plan, and swallow hikes in premiums for existing benefits.
"If the Premier is truly concerned about growing the economy, why would his government seek widespread concessions and takeaways that will greatly reduce the buying power of so many customers of small businesses.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President
“It is time for Minister Hoskins to personally intervene and resolve the CarePartners dispute.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“Our members are proud of the work they do and they deserve to be paid fairly." — Kim Madden, OPSEU SAFE-T Radius Bargaining Committee Chair
"These women are part-time employees and have been without a contract since 2011. They are asking for stable part-time hours." — Debbie Bovyer, PEIUPSE President
"Creative" bargaining means austerity in Nova Scotia.
“This group of workers play a vital role in our province’s health care system: providing care and support to some of our provinces most vulnerable." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
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
After more than three years, NSGEU/NUPGE members are still without a contract at Sherbrooke Village.