“This is a questionable and risky international venture, and we want to know why it is being pushed through in such a hurry." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.
“The inconsistency in what government is saying and what government is doing is unbelievable. There is clearly a credibility issue here.” - Carol Furlong, NAPE President.
“If this government truly believes in fairness, as it claims, then the province’s corporations have to be involved." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.
OPSEU/NUPGE welcome long term care and IT workers.
"We must ensure every worker has the freedom to join a union to protect their interests. Only then will workplace tragedies be prevented," said Clancy. James Clancy, NUPGE President.
“We believe that this letter from concerned faculty contains a number of compelling arguments against the cuts to CNA as well as the privatization of ABE." - Carol Furlong, NAPE President.
“Privatization does not work, no matter what you call it. The public pays more for lower quality services. Just think Ornge, gas plants, e-Health, Highway 407 – and now, chemo drugs.”
NSGEU/NUPGE members voted to accept new collective agreement.
Join the protest against cuts to programs at the College of the North Atlantic.
“Privatizing the Adult Basic Education (ABE) program at CNA may be the first sign of privatizing our public education system,” warns NAPE President Carol Furlong.
“Government must be accountable for both the quality of services delivered to Saskatchewan families, and the cost of providing those services." – Bob Bymoen, SGEU President.
“There is no reason that Saskatchewan labour law needs to be so radically different than the Canadian legislative norm in the treatment of supervisory employees,” says Clancy.
Improvements to collective agreement approved by the membership.
The bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of the new contract.
“Our members are looking for some headway on two issues most important to the membership; wages and the classification process,” says Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.