"The real threat to our economy is the constant attack on the wages of Canadians, something being encouraged by the Harper government. When people have less income, they spend less, or they borrow more and they have less to save for retirement. None of these scenarios help build a stable economy," continued Clancy.
Richard Wilkinson, one of the world’s most preeminent researchers on social inequalities, and author of the Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone will kick of the CFLR conference as the keynote speaker.
"People know that when economic injustice and inequality exist, our families and our communities suffer. Economic well being is a human right that must be protected." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
NAPE/NUPGE welcomes twenty-seventh group of home care workers to the union.
College of Licensed Practical Nurses verifies that there has been a significant increase in the responsibilities of LPNs in their professional role within province's health care system.
NAPE/NUPGE members with Springdale Town Council ratify four year collective agreement with 13 per cent wage increase.
Management, staff and community pulls together to handle hospital evacuation in Labrador City.
Congratulations to all the students awarded NAPE/NUPGE scholarships.
Newfoundland Conservative government announces it will seek changes to public sector pensions.
NAPE’s concerns regarding the Protective Community Residence in Lewisporte is a prime example of the negative impact that cuts are having on our province’s healthcare system.