Component Bargaining

24 Mar 2017

“As if this round of negotiations wasn’t already bizarre enough, we now have a situation where the government is at odds with itself about how bargaining should proceed. This is all very strange.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

22 Mar 2017

“Despite the government’s intent to impose legislation, our union remains open and committed to going to the bargaining table to negotiate a fair deal.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

09 Mar 2017

“Premier Wall can keep making these public declarations, but the real decisions will be made through negotiations and, ultimately, by our members.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

07 Mar 2017

“I can tell you personally, and on behalf of our bargaining teams and negotiators, that we are fully committed to reaching a deal at the bargaining table." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

03 Mar 2017

"We’ll be able to stay engaged with broader faculty issues...at the same time we’ll add the strength of a major union to fight the battles our members face, while allowing us to play a part in the wider struggle for social justice.” —Pelham Matthews, President, Algoma University Faculty Association

27 Feb 2017

"This was a tough fight against the third largest company in the industry that was intent on introducing American-style union busting through gutting a collective agreement." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

23 Feb 2017

“Our work is protecting society’s most vulnerable children. We can’t give each child the attention and care they need if we’re juggling more cases than we can handle.” — Nicole Dennison McLeod, President of OPSEU Local 459 

23 Feb 2017

MGEU/NUPGE members negotiated improvements to their wages and several leave provisions.

21 Feb 2017

“Building cleaners are the lowest-paid workers in government, and they’re being forced to pay for the Sask. Party government’s mismanagement. Now, instead of listening to us, they’re trying to dig their way out of their mess at the expense of public employees’ jobs and rights.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

07 Feb 2017

“From library reviews to Muskrat Falls to P3s to public sector bargaining and everything in between, this sort of ‘pay-to-play’ arrangement casts a shadow over the entire political process.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

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