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24 Sep 2015

Despite shrinking government revenue through stalled wages and selling off public services, the Nova Scotia government continues to privatize.

08 Sep 2015

Not enough people have good jobs in Ontario. And not enough people have the quality public services they need. In this round of bargaining, we’re fighting for both.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

28 Aug 2015

BCGEU/NUPGE pursuing arbitration to resolve unjust discipline issues.

22 Jul 2015

NSGEU/NUPGE responds to provincial government's announcement that they are progressing to the next step in their bid to privatize Nova Scotia’s Registry of Motor Vehicles, Land Registry, and Registry of Joint Stocks.

09 Jul 2015

"We urge government to rethink this decision, and to enhance, not eliminate, assistance for people — often in desperate straits — who need a helping hand.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

23 Jun 2015

“This work should be done in-house,” Thomas said. “Compared to these private companies, we really can do it better and cheaper in the public sector.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

08 Jun 2015

“Again, our message is simple. A fair and reasonable wage increase is not too much to ask.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

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.


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