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.

Wynne Liberals are letting Bay Street dictate the budget says Thomas

“The same people are trying to tell us that more privatization will solve the problems that privatization created. It’s a process that is good for Bay Street but bad for Ontario." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

Toronto (23 April 2015) — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of the  Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE) accused the Wynne Liberals of letting Bay Street dictate the provincial budget.

Ontario CCACs making patients choose between care and support for their caregiver

Support for striking workers continues to grow. Last week, Tammy McCormick Ferguson, a patient of CarePartners, who communicates through an  iPad because of a neurological disorder that has left her non-verbal, sent a note to the striking staff and to the media calling the nurses’ working conditions “appalling,” comparing their compensation to that of “dog walkers.”

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