Panel should also review ministry’s oversight capacity says union.
"We know that the provincial economy has been doing well, yet the wealth is still shared by a minority. You see the richest 1% in Alberta making 18 times more than the bottom 90%. This is categorically unfair." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
Survey conducted for the Canadian Medical Association finds 95% of Canadians support the need for a national strategy for seniors, health care.
While the federal government has so far not acknowledged any culpability or responsibility for the accident in Lac-Mégantic, the reality is that there were multiple regulatory failures. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) asks, "Was this a case of willful blindness?"
The Fairness Express has reached the West Coast and is engaging British Columbians in a dialogue about the issues that matter most to them.
After tough negotiations a tentative agreement has been reached for the support staff in Ontario's colleges.
It is less than a week until the start of the Peoples' Social Forum—a joyous gathering with special exhibitions, work and peoples history tours, film screenings, critical mass rally, a pow-wow, street performances, concerts, games, and building new relationships.
Text leaked to a German TV station raises a lot of concerns for the National Union. The union is reminding Canadians that there are still a lot of hurdles to face before the deal is implemented.
“On behalf of these skilled hospital workers, we are able to bargain from a real position of power.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.
Unbearable heat raises serious potential for harm for long-term care residents, and workers. Eastern Health must take immediate action on these issues.
“The lack of backfill, inadequate resources and crushing workloads are resulting in children and their families being put at risk. BC's most vulnerable people are falling through the cracks.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.
Instead of acknowledging the flaws in the privatization schemes, Social Impact Bond supporters are proposing governments provide incentives or guarantees to encourage people to invest in them. In other words, subsidize privatization schemes.
Twenty new members join NSGEU/NUPGE!
The national All Together Now! bus tour visits B.C. for 38-days starting mid-August. Be sure to check it out when the Fairness Express stops in your community!