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The union will be in a legal strike position on Monday, August 15, 2022 at 2:46 p.m..

(2022-08-13)Read more

"While slavery has been abolished, anti-Black racism still exists across our country. It is our hope that Emancipation Day is used as a catalyst for more people to join the ongoing fight against anti-Black and Indigenous racism and discrimination." — Bert Blundon, NUPGE President

(2022-07-29)Read more

The Premier needs to do more than blame others and not ask workers to do more with less and starve the system of resources. He needs to do the opposite: lead, take responsibility and invest in people that will improve the system for all New Brunswickers.

(2022-07-27)Read more

“HSAA/NUPGE members are health care professionals who are there for Albertans in their most critical time. Never has that been made clearer than through COVID-19." — Leanne Alfaro, HSAA Vice President, and Chair of the bargaining committee

(2022-07-26)Read more

“It is unconscionable that the TSSA is willing to compromise the public safety of all Ontarians rather than provide safety inspectors with fair working conditions." — JP Hornick, OPSEU/SEFPO President

(2022-07-25)Read more

The courts have again confirmed that private for-profit health care and the 2-tier system it creates would harm our public health care system and not improve patient access. They have ruled in favour of protecting public health care as constitutional and necessary to protect health care that is delivered based on need and not on the ability to pay.

(2022-07-15)Read more

The National Union expresses its sincerest condolences on this tragic loss.

(2022-07-14)Read more

“Sydney is a very deserving recipient, and we wish her continued success as she moves forward in her academic career." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

(2022-07-05)Read more

“The tentative agreement includes pay increases and a bonus, more than 70 gains negotiated between the parties prior to mediation, and the removal of all rollbacks and concessions originally sought by AHS."— Leanne Alfaro, HSAA Vice-President

(2022-06-30)Read more

People have until the end of the day on Friday August 12, 2022 to apply.

(2022-06-27)Read more

"I couldn't be happier with this strong result. But it was the lead-up - the five weeks of intensive organizing, pop-up voting sites and mail-in ballot-collecting - that really forced the public service agency to change its tune"-Stephanie Smith, president of the BCGEU and chair of the union's bargaining committee.

(2022-06-23)Read more

"Today is a day that the National Union recommits itself to supporting Indigenous peoples in their struggles for justice. As a union, and a nation, we must do more to address the wrongs that have been done." — Bert Blundon, NUPGE President

(2022-06-21)Read more

Bert Blundon, from NAPE/NUPGE and Jason MacLean, NSGEU/NUPGE have been elected by delegates to serve as President and Secretary-Treasurer of the 400,000 member National Union of Public and General Employees

(2022-06-18)Read more

"We need to make sure that we don't return to the ways things were. We need a plan for a recovery where we put people ahead of profit. Where workers are considered heroes, not a line item in a budget. We're here in Newfoundland to set our path forward and to ensure everyone in Canada has more opportunities to succeed." — Larry Brown, President

(2022-06-14)Read more