26 Jan 2016

“I’m delighted the Premier has turned her mind to the intolerable situation in Saudi Arabia. But what’s she going to do about the pain she’s inflicted on Ontario’s colleges? That’s where this whole mess started” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas

25 Jan 2016

"This kind of endorsed discrimination against women is never okay, and certainly not in 2016. For a government that claims it wants to close the wage gap between men and women, it’s highly problematic that it won’t allow women into two of its colleges." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

22 Jan 2016

"Now it's time for the membership to study the tentative agreement and vote." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

14 Jan 2016

NSGEU/NUPGE is optimistic that the strong collective message members have sent will help in the next step of bargaining. 

14 Jan 2016

"Will the Liberals stop forcing Ontario’s colleges to seek revenue sources through offshore boondoggles? Or will they adequately fund our colleges so they can focus on providing the skills that bring jobs and prosperity to the province?" — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

08 Jan 2016

"The government needs to provide adequate funding for public services in Canada, not come up with short-term revenue schemes that end up costing more." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President

05 Jan 2016

“Algonquin College needs to get out of Saudi Arabia, and the Liberals need to give colleges the means to do their job: providing the education that will bring jobs and prosperity to the province.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

11 Dec 2015

"York has recognized their expertise, experience and contributions. The ratified agreements advance members’ issues and set the stage for further improvements in the future.” — Bernard King, OPSEU staff representative

10 Nov 2015

Congratulations to MGEU member Todd Birtwhistle on being awarded Instructor of the Year.

04 Sep 2015

"We are asking all our members and the general public to respect TSSU picket lines, and join us in calling on SFU management to negotiate a fair collective agreement with its employees.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

03 Sep 2015

Part‑timers have really got the short end of the stick. It’s high time they got a fair shake.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

31 Aug 2015

“My message to part-time support workers at our community colleges is simple: look carefully at what we offer — and Sign Up! This time, workers will carry the day. We’re going to win.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas

28 Aug 2015

"These agreements aren't reached without the hard work and dedication of the bargaining teams," said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle. 

29 Jul 2015

The New Brunswick Union has reached a fifth tentative agreement for one of its bargaining components.

28 Jul 2015

Negotiations bring improvements to new contract. 

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