Delegates gather in Saskatoon to elect new representatives and organize on key issues.
"The National Union is strongly committed to the campaign to win the release of the remaining members of the Cuban 5 who are unjustly held in U.S. prisons," said James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
"Unions give us more. Something less tangible but more enduring. They give us an idea: the idea that our lives matter." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
It is time to stop laying blame on inspectors when accidents happen and instead start questioning why the Ministry isn’t providing the training they know inspectors need.
Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE) reports that many correctional facilities are constructing housing accommodations for the sole purpose of providing temporary living quarters for managers who would be required to stay at the facilities in the event of a labour dispute.
Pam Owen, HSABC/NUPGE member, tells her family's story of trying to navigate the difficult waters of the mental health system.
Two years of negotiations resulting wage increases and some market adjustments for professors.
“Thousands of citizens and service providers rely on these important settlement services. British Columbians deserve to know how our governments intend to fill this service gap." — Darryl Walker, BCGEU President.
"Thank you for using your voice to protect and advance the rights of patients in our health care system." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
Despite the track record cost overruns in the millions of dollars, the Ontario government continues to use P3s to construct new hospitals, while hiding true costs from the publc.
“The numbers are staggering. From 2003 to 2007 alone, the LCBO permitted close to $1 billion in retail sales to be sold through private agency stores.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.
Solidarity message sent to Nova Scotia nurses and health professionals from Ottawa.
“Why would any employer bargain in good faith with workers if it knows it can rely on a third party to designate an unrealistic number of workers as essential? This is a one-sided process and it completely undercuts the rights of workers to free collective bargaining.” — Ken Georgetti, CLC President.
"Like universal health care in the rest of the country, universal child care and early childhood education has become almost universally popular in Quebec and it's easy to see why." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
An informed citizenry is key to protecting our rights and freedoms, and Operation Maple has its finger on the pulse of the ever-changing political landscape across Canada.