SGEU/NUPGE Highway Maintenance crews repaired flood damaged roads and assisted drivers with finding safer routes.
More than a dozen prominent Conservative Senators come out in opposition to deeply flawed anti-union bill with six others abstaining from the vote.
UN’s central administration has decided to unilaterally adopt a labour-relations policy which rolls back hard-won negotiating rights for staff representatives introduced just two years ago.
MGEU/NUPGE staff representative told that the changes would impact 30 vacant positions and 26 incumbents.
“We also encourage all members who have not been affected by the floods to do what they can to help, by donating to the Red Cross or any charity of their choice, or by volunteering,” says HSAA President Elisabeth Ballermann
Ministry of the Attorney General’s (MAG) plan to contract out court transcripts shows complete lack of respect for the integrity of the record and the profession of court reporting.
Global Unions and their members believe that the right to peaceful demonstration and freedom of assembly are basic elements of genuine democracy.
"Obviously, we would rather not be in the position of taking our government to court, but we believe that Bills 5 and 6 represent significant infringements upon the fundamental rights of Saskatchewan working people" - Larry Hubich, President Saskatchewan Federation of Labour.
“The average child poverty rate for all Indigenous children in Canada is 40%, compared to 15% for non-Indigenous children,” says David Macdonald, a Senior Economist with the CCPA and co-author of the study.
“We are experiencing chronic understaffing, inmate overcrowding, poor inmate living conditions, and the lack of necessary staff training and modern equipment to keep the community, inmates, and staff safe" - Dan Sidsworth, OPSEU/NUPGE
Commentary by New Brunswick Union of Public and Private Employees (NBU/NUPGE) President Susie Proulx-Daigle that was published in the Telegraph Journal.
“People, once diagnosed, have to process so much information about their health and the management of this chronic disease that it’s hard to know where to start. Information can be overwhelming,” - Lesa Nordick, Northern Region Director with MAHCP.
UCN announced it is suspending six programs in Thompson and four offered in The Pas, with five of the 10 being one-year certificate programs and the other two-year programs.
“It would be great if the CFIB concentrated on how to help its relatively small membership get a pension plan, or perhaps support the idea to enhance the Canada Pension Plan so that our seniors can retire with security and dignity." - Debbie Bovyer, President PEIUPSE.
The walkers and their supporters hope to gain support for the federal government to fund a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.
"We believe that this bill would be at odds with reasonable consumer expectations of privacy for their medical and financial affairs. Other evidence, including from the Canadian Bar Association, also raises this concern.” - Ron Sanderson, Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc.
“Her work is a gift to every member of the labour movement and we are honoured to recognize her dedication and commitment.” - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
OPSEU/NUPGE is determined to continue its fight for the right of part-time workers in the 24 Ontario colleges to be represented by our union.
"We value the partnerships we have formed over the years with Aboriginal workers and Aboriginal communities," Clancy says.
The Lough Erne Declaration is clearly a step forward in campaign to curb tax evasion through tax havens.
"While HSAA has no interest in adding to the stress of our members, the constant change in programs, service delivery and governance undermine our ability to credibly provide reassurance to our members." - Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President.
If Mom can't afford a wheelchair, should she just stay in bed?
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The future of child care in Ontario will depend on a movement of parents sharing their experiences.
James Clancy and Larry Brown acclaimed at NUPGE convention in Ottawa this weekend.
“We will be emerging from this convention with a strong action plan to counter these attacks and moving our agenda of justice, equality and fairness for all Canadians forward.” - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
“The Ministry has failed to do so, and this has led to a rise in violent incidents in our institutions that is unprecedented anywhere in the country.” - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.
"It’s unrealistic to claim that a system in almost constant chaos can perform as well as it should,” says Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President.
“The Ministry is moving this work to contingent part-time workers, and away from support workers who have over 20 years’ experience and who have made significant impacts in the lives of parents and students with disabilities,” Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.
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"Medical dispatch and co-ordination are highly specialized aspects necessary to the delivery of timely and appropriate pre-hospital care Manitoba families rely on in times of crisis," said MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky.
The Ministry of the Attorney General plans to create a private regulator to control all aspects of court transcription. This will not serve the administration of justice.
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Judges' decision reports that inmates at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre face "staggering" waiting time to see a psychologist. Jail is just one example of a crisis in correctional facilities across the country.
Members negotiate improvements to working conditions and benefits plus a 5.25 per cent increase to wage.
"Pandering to this hard core ideological base might help deflect attention from the scandals the federal Conservatives are facing as they head into their national policy convention later but it will not do anything to help steer our economy to a much needed sustainable recovery.Êº - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
“Despite what radical Conservatives would have you believe, this bill is nothing more than political retaliation." - Ken Georgetti, CLC President.
“A large portion of our members’ roots are in rural Saskatchewan, and we are proud to support 4-H members in giving back to their communities,” said SGEU President Bob Bymoen.
New wireless Code of Conduct reduces and caps some fees but doesn't address the issue that Canada still pays some of the highest fees for celluar and data services in the world.
New Brunswick Premier says cuts are about ensuring access to health care services. Not possible when you cut jobs, says community and labour groups.
Six Ontario unions host forum on income inequality, its roots and the solutions.
The Robin Hood Tax campaign in the UK steps up efforts by lobbying local councils to demand the government implement a financial transaction tax.
Think before you eat and help save our planet.
Unions preparing to respond to the government in the United Kingdom's decision to privatize up to 70% of nation's probation and parole services.
“Our new contract is one element in our fight for good jobs, and that’s a fight that’s going on across Ontario." - Denise Davis, OPSEU LBED Bargaining Chair.
The New Brunswick government has made serious cuts to sectors like health care which will have a negative impact on the quality of life and access to services for residents across the province.
This year, the theme is “Homes, Not Housing,” which certainly strikes a chord with all members of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU/NUPGE).
Canada's Privacy Commissioner testified this week she continues to have concerns about the personal privacy violations contained in the bill.
"Alberta could reform its broken tax-and-revenue system and generate another $10 billion a year – and still have the lowest taxes in Canada." - Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President.