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Heinz global restructuring looks to reduce workforce while increasing workloads.

(2014-03-26)Read more

Latest Why Unions Matter contest winner's entry is short, sweet, smart, and fun.

(2014-03-26)Read more

BCGEU/NUPGE calling for an end to contract flipping in seniors’ care.

(2014-03-25)Read more

“I want to be clear: the Union has offered to leave staff in the transplant and addictions units in the event of job action. The decision to shut down these services was made by Capital Health, not by nurses.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.

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"Capital Health bureaucrats and this government are ignoring the front-line workers' cries for help and pushing nurses into a position where they are forced to either continue to work in an unsafe environment, or take action." — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President. 

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The March 25 Let People Vote! day of action is part of a growing movement focused on stopping the Harper government from introducing U.S.-style voter suppression into Canadian law.

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Darryl Walker, President of the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU/NUPGE), in a recent opinion piece in the Vancouver Sun says that celebrating B.C.'s Community Social Services Awareness Month is easier with newly negotiated funding increases to workers and services.

(2014-03-21)Read more

"If they are also prepared to bargain in good faith toward an agreement, then the appointment of a mediator would be of great assistance in helping the parties conclude a deal.” –Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.

(2014-03-21)Read more

Contact Carleton University's President to tell her to negotiate a fair deal that includes addressing the campus safety staffing and retention levels on campus. Call her at 613 520-3801 or send an email to roseann.runte@carleton.ca.

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"We still have a long way to go.  Each year we have made progress, but we also need to recognize that the work of overcoming racism is never finished.” — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

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"The evidence to attack the public sector workers exists only in the minds of Conservatives. Workers aren't the enemy as the Conservatives would like Canadians to believe, " said James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

(2014-03-19)Read more

The cost of dealing with social issues associated with the UK’s high inequality has been estimated at £39,312,152,414 per year.

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Canada has some of the highest costs for cellular use in the world, yet the big telcom companies continue to raise rates.

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“Capital Health bargained like it expected the McNeil government to bring in essential services legislation in the event it couldn’t reach a deal. That interference meant Capital Health felt no pressure to reach a deal.” — Jessome, NSGEU President.

(2014-03-18)Read more

OPSEU/NUPGE members look to arbitration to resolve outstanding issues.

(2014-03-18)Read more