04 Jul 2016

Workers at 53 Ontario Hospitals voted 92% in favour of the deal.

28 Jun 2016

Delegates to NUPGE's 2016 Convention overwhelmingly adopted a campaign to defend and improve community services for all Canadians.

27 Jun 2016

“This entire situation is a glimpse into one of the major pitfalls of privatization of public services — a lack of transparency and accountability." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

27 Jun 2016

“Beginning almost 15 years ago, these union members embarked on a campaign for compensation because they were sick. Today, they are responsible for setting an important precedent for all workers." — Val Avery, HSABC President

02 Jun 2016

“There’s a huge disconnect between what the people want and what the government does." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

25 May 2016

Member survey identified issues to take to the bargaining table. 

20 May 2016

MGEU President, Michelle Gawronsky says the rejection was partly in response to a lack of respect shown at the bargaining table toward DSM members.

19 May 2016

New 4-year agreement reached for EMS workers in Southern and Prairie regions; members in Interlake-Eastern will return to the bargaining table to resolve outstanding issues. 

18 May 2016

“This should be a wake-up call to the government. How many more of these incidents do we need to see before the Liberals take notice?" — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

17 May 2016

“Our paramedics put themselves at risk to deliver a service that we simply cannot live without. These awards are richly deserved.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

17 May 2016

This new collective agreement achieves 8 of the 11 priorities HSABC's RPNs set for bargaining.

16 May 2016

“For the RNAO to come out and say that RPNs have no place in acute care is not only disappointing but offensive as well.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

11 May 2016

“I think we owe it to Manitobans, and to paramedics, to get this process moving again to continue to improve patient care and provide consistency, transparency, and accountability in the delivery of this vital health care service.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

10 May 2016

The National Union supports BloodWatch, a national advocacy organization, in its call for federal and all provincial and territorial governments to prohibit paid blood and plasma donations.

09 May 2016

“Thanks to the dedication of our bargaining team, we now have a solid first collective agreement that will carry us through into 2017." — Wanda Nancekivell, OPSEU Unit Steward Local 159

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