October 2018 | National Union of Public and General Employees

October 2018

Proposed legislation will lay foundation for improved professional reliance system: BCGEU

"While the legislation would only directly address the first 2 recommendations in the report, this is an encouraging first step towards government reclaiming its leadership role in resource and environmental stewardship. I look forward to seeing continued progress." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

OPSEU President demands Mulroney’s resignation after admitting she can’t stop cannabis criminals

“Grocery corporations got caught red-handed fixing the price of bread. Construction corporations got caught red-handed overcharging us $8 billion for P3 hospitals and highways. Why should we ever trust cannabis corporations to keep our kids and communities safe?” — Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, OPSEU First Vice-President / Treasurer

The new NAFTA: disappointment, and capitulation - Trudeau caves to Trump’s demands, breaks promise to negotiate modern progressive trade deal

“Most of the long-term problems with NAFTA that have caused so much grief were not fixed,” says Larry Brown. “We’ll still lose factories to right-to-work states and we’ll still face wage stagnation caused by direct competition with lower wage countries, both the US and Mexico."