Two-year proposed settlement reached after nine months of difficult negotiations.
"No one should be sentenced to death or imprisonment just for being gay." Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of ITUC.
In response, Unions representing health science professionals issue 72 hours strike notice. But no job action is being planned at this time.
College of Licensed Practical Nurses verifies that there has been a significant increase in the responsibilities of LPNs in their professional role within province's health care system.
"Walmart is more concerned about furthering its low-wage, McJobs agenda intended to line the pockets of company executives while their workers barely scrape by." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
“This situation is clear proof of the dangers of contracting out vital hospital services. If these workers were still under the roof of AHS, the corporate drive for profits would not be a factor and we would not be in this situation." - Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President.
OPSEU/NUPGE members hold information picket today to back demands for new contract at Homes First.
NAPE/NUPGE members with Springdale Town Council ratify four year collective agreement with 13 per cent wage increase.
OPSEU/NUPGE members employed in the Ontario public service are invited to join the conversation about bargaining on November 28 and 29.
"Our bargaining team has proposed reasonable improvements that will help keep these highly specialized health science professionals from going to other provinces to work,” Reid Johnson, HSABC President said.
DiverseCity is going on strike to send a clear message to the B.C. government: stop putting vulnerable families last!
"Douglas College support staff deserve a fair and reasonable wage increase in line with what support staff at other post secondary institutions have received," said Darryl Walker, BCGEU President.
ISC earned $93.3 million for Saskatchewan people from 2007-2011.
“Manitobans have every right to ask Premier Selinger: What programs and services is he looking to cut and why would he endanger economic growth in this way?”
"Surely, this will send the message to the employer and the B.C. government that members are serious about getting a fair and reasonable agreement." - BCGEU President Darryl Walker.
“When you take away those dollars in the name of austerity and deficit-busting, a child and their family are negatively impacted. Is this the sort of legacy our government has chosen to adopt?” - OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
If Conservatives succeed in killing or weakening unions, the real victims will be the Canadian middle class. Union jobs form the foundation of the middle class, even though many members of that class do not belong to unions.
"I can’t understand why there would be no mention of these details when the Minister was face-to-face with the working people directly affected by this legislation,” said Bob Bymoen, SGEU President.
“Our members at Main Street Project do an amazing job in the face of a very challenging work environment." - Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President.
MGEU/NUPGE making headway on Sherriff issues across the province.
BCGEU/NUPGE support staff members at BCIT picket again; vocational instructors take strike vote Monday.
Employees at Calgary outpatient pharmacies warn public care levels being undermined
Individually and collectively these members did what it takes to protect the quality services they deliver to the people they care for in their community."
Management, staff and community pulls together to handle hospital evacuation in Labrador City.
Community social service workers strike in Surrey.