Health care union VP volunteers in Nepal

"Our members do great work saving lives in Alberta every day. It’s only natural that we want to help save lives overseas when disaster strikes." — Mike Parker, HSAA Vice President.

Edmonton (04 May 2015) — The Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA/NUPGE) will donate $10,000 to help victims of the earthquake in Nepal, while a member of its board  is already in Nepal as part of a medical relief team providing aid in the country.

18 months on strike: Help get these members back to work!

 "This is a profitable company that is trying to increase their bottom line on the backs of workers. It's unacceptable, and we need to help them understand this." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

Toronto (29 April 2015) — Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) employed by WHL Management Limited have been on strike for over 18 months and they need your help to reach a fair contract. 

NAPE raises alarm about ambulance shortages

"There were 782 calls for help ...  [when no ambulances were available], 225 of which were considered high priority," says NAPE President Elect Jerry Earle. "These numbers are truly frightening.”

St. John's (28 April 2015) — The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE/NUPGE) is voicing its concerns about increases in "red alerts" on the Northeast Avalon.

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