11 Dec 2014

Scheduling issues, reduced vacation and benefits, and other financial concessions are areas of major contention for MGEU/NUPGE members. 

02 Dec 2014

“It is apparent that these acts of violence are not simply isolated incidents, but are part of a troubling and growing trend in workplaces across the province" — Carol Furlong, President of Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE/NUPGE).

24 Nov 2014

While the closure of a company planning private plasma clinics in Ontario is a victory, more needs to be done to keep them from opening up elsewhere in Canada.

24 Nov 2014

“While we are disappointed he did not accept our potential remedy, his ruling leaves open the opportunity that constitutional rights will be respected in his final arbitration decision.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.

17 Oct 2014

“These systems always promise to provide faster health care service. But the reality is longer wait times for patients, more cost, and little or no benefit for most Canadians,” said Dr. Monika Dutt, Chair of Canadian Doctors for Medicare.

15 Oct 2014

Are new Alberta Premier Prentice and Health Minister Mandel too busy playing politics and campaigning for their seats to give a mandate to Alberta Health Services to deal with vital day-to-day issues?

15 Oct 2014

Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan calls for public disclosure of health region spending in light of misleading information being released to citizens.

19 Sep 2014

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas commends the bargaining team and staff for their work at the table and in preparing for arbitration.

29 Aug 2014

Health regions signal that they will not follow spirit or letter of the Essential Services Legislation in a possible work stoppage. 

26 Aug 2014

Plaintiffs apply to postpone constitutional challenge in order to seek resolution in face of mounting public pressure and looming trial.

25 Aug 2014

Strong majority opposes Harper healthcare funding regime – ready for Premiers to take a stand.

19 Aug 2014

Survey conducted for the Canadian Medical Association finds 95% of Canadians support the need for a national strategy for seniors, health care.

31 Jul 2014

"The public needs to connect the dots between the broken provincial revenue system and the broken Misericordia Hospital." — Michael Parker, HSAA Vice-President Human Resources.

05 May 2014

"To date, health care employers seem determined to under-value and disrespect the important work being done for patients by our specialized health care professionals. We can only hope that this strike vote will finally force them to come to the table with a good faith offer" said President Wasylenko.

23 Apr 2014

Experienced team heads into bargaining in May. 

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