'I don’t think they understand the meaning of a dollar if they can afford $750 for a golf game.' - Patty Rout.
Citizens are being urged to sign an open letter to Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner.
BCGEU says settlement provides stability during transition of ownership.
'Send a message to Colombian authorities without delay.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
Members urged to come to Red Deer City Hall Park at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10.
MLAs call for gay bashing tip line and school programs to discourage hatred against gays.
'No issue was too small for John if it meant his members of Local 263 might achieve another step in the direction of dignity and respect.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
'The government needs to be doing more to ensure diversity throughout its workforce.'
'I can say with confidence that McGuinty knows the broad strokes of where OPSEU members are at on the big issues.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
'A third party conducts the survey and your identity is secure in the process.'
First ILO Convention ratified in over a decade; Canada continues to refuse to ratify many of ILO’s fundamental conventions.
'No one should doubt our members’ resolve to make employment security our top priority in this round of bargaining."
Households in the age group 70 and over whose income was ranked in the bottom 20 percent, home ownership raised incomes, on average, by 20 percent.
'Employees have a right to expect that their work is valued by their employer.' - Darryl Walker.
'This gap in perception creates the potential for accidents in the workplace to occur.' - Conference Board of Canada.
'We look forward to working with the bargaining committee to negotiate a first collective agreement. - Darryl Walker.
'These types of changes are very stressful for workers but fortunately this isn't the end of the road for affected members.' - Darryl Walker.
'We believe that the Living Wage for Families Campaign will help reduce poverty and foster healthier communities.' - Bruce Cook.
NSGEU committed to 'achieving the best possible collective agreement' for more than 450 workers.
'The only place for this dialogue is at the bargaining table or, where that fails, at arbitration.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
Pride Flag flying over Province House in Halifax with up to 100,000 expected to participate in annual parade on Saturday.
'This leisurely approach to negotiations is very frustrating.' - BCGEU.
Campaign prevented an estimated 900,000 cases of flu, 105,080 visits to doctors, 28,721 emergency visits, 427 hospitalizations, 52 deaths and saved $20 million.
PSLRB orders $1.4M settlement for executive subjected 'sham' dismissal by federal Conservatives.
'Absolute blindness' to abandon detailed census data collection when the country is going through massive demographic changes, CLC says.
Assembly of First Nations welcomes news and says other health care needs must also be addressed.
First major overhaul in 30 years would modernize the province's Family Relations Act.
'Our members who are front line workers in the centre did not support this closure." - Joan Jessome.
61 of 158 institutions failed to balance their books in the fiscal year that ended on March 31.
Voluntary disclosure will allow wealthy Canadians to pay less than they owe the public treasury.
'Sadly ... it can’t go away as long as our world is driven by the quest for profit.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
By working together, Ontario and Quebec can reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of their electricity systems while also keeping rates in check for businesses and consumers.
July 17th marks the Climate Change Impacts Day for both Taiwan and Ukraine.
NUPGE part of delegation in Europe expressing concerns over EU-Canada free trade agreement.
Canada's publicly-run pension system did far better than private pension plans.
Report cites staff cuts, workload and ‘inappropriate’ regulation in dam failure.
'This agreement achieves a very significant increase in pay for our membership.'
If you are toiling in hot conditions, protect yourself from potentially fatal heat illness. Here’s a sample Hot Weather Plan you can adapt to your workplace to ensure that everyone is aware of heat/humidity conditions on each workday, and that adequate worker protections are in place to prevent heat illness.
'Our deputy sheriff members have made it very clear that public safety is at risk if these cuts go ahead.' - Joan Jessome.
'The BCGEU will continue to assist impacted members and try to achieve voluntary placement options as much as we are able.'
Employer ordered to pay damages and learn about Ontario's Human Rights Code.
Province negotiates deal after Ontario paves the way with legislated cuts in generic drug prices.
'We have to look at a different model to reimburse CEOs.' - Premier Ed Stelmach.
'We will vigilantly monitor any moves by the McGuinty Liberals to ensure that this ‘restructuring’ doesn’t involve revenue-generating, publicly-owned corporations being stripped away from the people of Ontario.'
Workers vote 75% to accept agreement ending year-long strike against Brazilian giant Vale.
'We reaffirm our longstanding position that supports the principles of the Canada Health Act.'
'We hope the Ontario government will do the right thing and keep the LCBO in public hands.' - NUPGE's Larry Brown.
'We need to address the shortages of diagnostic and other specialists on the health care team.' - Maureen Headley.
CETA aims to extend the scope of investor rights far deeper than the exchange of goods and services.
No impact will occur on pension formula, inflation protection in retirement, survivor benefits or disability benefits.
Bargaining units affected include health department workers and the Civil Service, PEIRAC and WCB employee groups.
Leading leadership candidate misinforms Nova Scotians about pension plan contributions by public employees. - Updated
(5 July 2010) - 'The big winners were the same financial institutions responsible for the economic crisis in the first place. Rather than seize the opportunity to act, the G-20 leaders failed to agree on any new regulations for the financial sector.' - James Clancy.
Updated with video.
'CPP's investment in the tar sands involves pensioners in a toxic legacy when they should be able to rely on an ethical, sustainable retirement plan.'
NAPE president Carol Furlong to meet with regional health board CEO.
More than 3,000 workers vote this week on contentious settlement with Brazilian nickel giant Vale.
Arising from contribution holiday involving employees who participated in 1997 Mutual Life LTD policy.
Progress made in initial talks with bargaining set to resume in September.
Despite the substantial progress made at this first discussion, a number of challenges remain for the second and final discussion in 2011.
Unless clear steps are taken to warn and train employees to comply with new Ontario law.
Two institutions – Red River College and Assiniboine Community College – respond with settlement offer after employees take strike vote.
Bargaining team demands better offer for employees who help young people get jobs, training and education.
The next step is to prepare for bargaining with the Valleyhaven Guest Home for a first contract.
NSGEU member's personal experience with tragedy leads to free online resource booklet for others coping with the loss of loved loves.
'A broad consensus is emerging.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.
Appointed by Ontario government following the deaths of four construction workers on Christmas Eve.