04 Jun 2015

 "Like all negotiations, there was give and take. We will present these deals to the members and look forward to hearing their opinions." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

02 Jun 2015

Nova Scotia government celebrates National Tourism Week with job cuts, closing Visitor Centres and privatizing services. 

27 May 2015

Research has shown that when a public service is privatized, the quality of the service is at risk and  the cost to the public increases.

16 Apr 2015

“There are people who have been evicted from their apartments because the government rent cheque didn’t come through. I don’t think the Minister understands the magnitude of this. If she does understand, her hard-heartedness is off the scale.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

12 Feb 2015

The breakdown of the SAMS computer program has had a heavy toll on the thousands of disadvantaged people who rely on social assistance. 

06 Jan 2015

Employers have a responsibility to ensure proper safety protocols are implemented and enforced in workplaces across the province. 

24 Dec 2014

U.S. management professor says that while these reviews can show short-term benefits, many also lead to unrealistic workloads and ultimately cause long-term damage

10 Dec 2014

OPSEU/NUPGE strike vote results shows clear opposition to concessions tabled by the employer. 

26 Nov 2014

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says these layoffs are both reckless and short-sighted, and the government needs to reassess their funding priorities, especially in the north.

12 Nov 2014

"It is essential that the Province provide equitable funding so that the Courtworkers can receive fair compensation, and can return to full service provision throughout the province.” — First Nations Leadership Council in its letter to B.C.'s attorney general.

06 Nov 2014

“Whoever designed the system was certainly not putting clients’ and workers’ needs first. Sadly, those who will be the most disadvantaged by this will be the ones who have the least ability to protect themselves." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

22 Oct 2014

Thousands of people work hard every day to ensure that the lives of Manitobans run smoothly. But because they work behind the scenes, many people don't see the valuable contributions they make. The MGEU/NUPGE's ad campaign hopes to change that.

19 Aug 2014

Panel should also review ministry’s oversight capacity says union.

29 May 2014

 Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) workers are being subjected to an increasing number of violent incidents on the job.  Incidents include death threats and rocks thrown through office windows.

13 May 2014

“We always knew Hudak’s positions on a score of issues were extremist, but a job-killing plan on this scale will help destroy the economic health of communities across Ontario."  Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

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