Component Bargaining

"The issue of poverty, and the gap between the wealthy and the rest of  us is a growing problem. While the federal government is content micromanaging people's cable bundles, there are many of us who look for true leadership on serious issues, like poverty and income inequality." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President. 

(2013-10-17)Read more

Strike vote was taken over 2 days, August 20 and 21, 2012, after the employer served 72 hour lockout notice to the union.

(2012-08-23)Read more

The dispute, dating back to 2009, revolves around whether or not “bumping”, or layoff by reverse seniority, is permitted under the Civil Service Act. 

Fredericton (10 Aug. 2012) - The New Brunswick Union of Public and Private Employees (NBU/NUPGE) is welcoming a decision by the New Brunswick Court of Appeal.

(2012-08-09)Read more

NSGEU has served 48-hour notice to strike and is readying to commence strike action on Monday, Aug. 13 at 7am should there be no progress in negotiations over the weekend. 

(2012-08-09)Read more

The union chose to conduct strike action at these work sites to back demands for a fair and reasonable agreement with the B.C. Government and to support BCGEU/NUPGE members’ wage proposal.

(2012-08-08)Read more

“Getting closer to a collective agreement for our members means we can continue to provide the quality education our young people deserve,” said Jim Steele, chair of the negotiation committee.

(2011-12-02)Read more

Majority of essential service levels now established, remainder by August 5.

(2011-08-04)Read more

NSGEU/NUPGE is encouraging the public to keep the pressure on and to support these members as they fight for a fair collective agreement.

(2011-04-03)Read more

Television and newspaper ads challenge SIAST management and the provincial government to negotiate a fair and reasonable contract.

(2011-02-03)Read more

'The committee has been preparing a package that reflects the direction of the membership.'

(2011-02-01)Read more

'It’s been a particularly long and difficult round of negotiations.'

(2011-01-31)Read more

'We are very pleased to have reached this agreement and to have reached it so quickly.' - Joan Jessome.

(2011-01-31)Read more

Employees will receive pay increases totalling 20% over a four-year period.

(2011-01-31)Read more

'They are trying to circumvent the normal bargaining process by communicating directly with our members.'

(2011-01-26)Read more

'Employment security demands are the best opportunity we have to protect jobs and vital public community services.'

(2011-01-26)Read more

E-mail by Dr. Robert McCulloch criticized by SGEU and SIAST employees for meddling improperly with the collective bargaining process.

(2011-01-25)Read more

Employees fighting for fair contract at Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology.

(2011-01-24)Read more

'No substantive agreement on any issue ... the union will be filing for conciliation shortly.'

(2011-01-24)Read more

Union representing health science professionals across British Columbia urges members to vote in favour.

(2011-01-24)Read more

MGEU requesting a return to the bargaining table as soon as possible.

(2011-01-23)Read more