While staff and officers are fine, the office is currently closed.
“Today, we are demanding the federal and provincial governments, make health care a greater priority by increasing its funding, by ensuring the money is used properly and by investing in the people who save lives every day. Combined, these things will help save the entire system.” — Bert Blundon, NUPGE President
"We need our Premier to tell the people of the province that they will not follow the lead of the Ford government and those that would seek to dismantle our public health care system in the name of profit." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
"After much hard work and consideration, we are proud to have this modern visual identity to represent our union. The new tagline — Unions for public good — sums up our mission: Unions coming together to make things better for all of us. That's what we, and our 425,000 members, do every day." — Bert Blundon, NUPGE President
Want to help fight for a better Ontario? Join the online event sponsored by the Ontario Federation of Labour. Save your spot by RSVPing at https://ofl.ca/event/eie-kickoff/.
"Whether they’re upselling or double billing, private clinics put profits first — and this move will undoubtedly hurt patients and the public health care system we all depend on. In these difficult times, we should be taking care of one another, not corporations and their shareholders." — JP Hornick, OPSEU/SEFPO President
“Your struggle is our struggle. The public service workers of Canada stand with you in solidarity and friendship.” — Bert Blundon, NUPGE President
Show your solidarity for the workers who have been unfairly suspended by the Family and Children's Services of Renfrew Country!
The proposed increases would help struggling families and low wage workers cope with the affordability crisis affecting food, shelter, transportation and other essential items.
With the possibility of the recession, the federal government needs to make sure that EI provides a real safety net for people who lose their jobs. It’s what workers deserve and it’s what the economy needs.
The request for an injunction came after an investigation into complaints that people were unable to continue to receive primary care from family doctors who had moved to TELUS Health, unless they paid a $4,650 fee for TELUS Health’s LifePlus service.
While a lot of information about the OLRT P3 is still not public, the inquiry report does provide some information that the privatization industry may not be keen on us having.
“Your updates and advice are vital to us in the actions we take. We value the work that you do and are grateful to you for taking the time to meet with us and share information.” — Jason MacLean, Secretary-Treasurer
“On behalf of members, I am writing to voice NUPGE’s support for legislation to strengthen CEPA. We believe that, in the face of the climate crisis, modernizing and strengthening Canada’s environmental protection legislation is critical.” — Bert Blundon, NUPGE President
"This International Human Rights Day, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is expressing grave concerns about the ongoing violations of human rights in direct contravention of international treaties and domestic laws." — Bert Blundon, NUPGE President