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BCGEU

August 14, 2017

"All we're asking for is a fair deal for workers. We urge the employer to come back to the bargaining table with a view to getting a deal done." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

August 10, 2017

“Community health workers are trained professionals, and the vital work they do must be coordinated and compensated fairly.” — BCGEU president Stephanie Smith

August 3, 2017

“The essential work of our members has been recognized by the commission and they've asked to hear from them directly” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

July 19, 2017

"This is an exciting time for British Columbians, but also for people across the country who are fighting for quality public services, good jobs, labour rights and overall fairness. We look forward to the government's progress and becoming a progressive voice at the national level." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

July 12, 2017

"I would also like to recognize and to thank B.C. Wildfire Service crews and all other emergency response units who are keeping our communities safe." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

July 10, 2017

"We await PHSA's response and hope they take the opportunity to work with the union to turn things around at this facility, and quickly." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

June 30, 2017

"We are optimistic that the alliance between the B.C. NDP and B.C. Greens will move us towards a British Columbia that lifts up all people, provides a transparent and accountable government, and protects our environment for future generations.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

June 27, 2017

"British Columbians see this speech for what it is — a cynical public relations exercise by a political party trying desperately to cling to power at any cost." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

June 20, 2017

"The fact that Ms. Draude was apparently not made aware of these issues speaks to the lack of oversight necessary to take protective steps." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

June 15, 2017

"For months we have been urging the PHSA to provide suitable protections for staff on par with similar hospitals across Canada such as body armour, blocking pads, and meal pass-through doors for those in seclusion." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President