"The public is concerned that professional under-staffing in health care is hurting their ability to access health care services, when and where they need them.” — Karen Wasylenko, President Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan
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“We know when staff aren’t safe that means the patients aren’t safe either." — OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas
Health Science professionals: connecting us all to better health care.
“It’s very important that our paramedics continue to be recognized for their vital and expanding role in our health care system." — MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky
"We feel this contract is beneficial for all involved. We were pleased with the process to arrive at this point." — NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle
“Once again, health care managers are treating patients as the problem, rather than investigating how the health region can improve access to long term care beds. How is this approach putting patients first?” — Karen Wasylenko, President Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan
"The investments being made now will pay dividends for Albertans in the future." — Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President
“We are very happy to reach this result after such a long set of negotiations.” Jerry Earle, President, NAPE
"The work of the committee is important for all Albertans. It is a refreshing change to see this new NDP government include the voice of workers as it charts a path for the future." — Elisabeth Ballermann, President HSAA
“I thank them for their moving vote of confidence and wish them a very enthusiastic welcome to OPSEU/NUPGE.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President, OPSEU
”Their work is physically tough, often mentally draining, and always vitally important." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“The often understated role of home and youth care workers is an important one in our province’s health care system, easing the burden on our primary care facilities.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
This campaign accurately depicts HSAA/NUPGE members as professionals who not only bear skill and training but also compassion, humanity, kindness and a dignified strength.
“These agreements have improvements to wages and contract language, which are steps towards these workers getting the compensation they deserve for the valuable service they provide to our province's most vulnerable." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President