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October 3, 2019

The secrecy and manipulation the report describes are all too typical of P3s and other privatization schemes. 

September 24, 2019

"It is a result of the tireless work of the LPN reclassification committee and all the LPNs who acted as witnesses during the hearing." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

July 23, 2019

“Home care workers are some of the most dedicated and compassionate people working in health care and government needs to treat them with the same respect they do other health care professionals.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President.

July 12, 2019

"We believe that this decision sends a strong message to other employers in Nova Scotia and are hopeful that this employer will finally take staff safety concerns seriously." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

July 7, 2019

"It is critical to keep our services public, and in making today's announcement about the sales of edible cannabis products, our provincial government is supporting good jobs in communities throughout Nova Scotia." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

April 16, 2019

"Our members are not having their issues addressed through bargaining, and the membership has just given us a strong mandate to address these in conciliation." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

April 4, 2019

"The results of this survey clearly show that nurses are struggling to provide safe patient care, given the consistent staffing shortages they are facing on the frontlines." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

March 27, 2019

"This government has tunnel vision, and is only able to focus on one thing: balancing the budget. They don't seem to care that sick, injured and vulnerable Nova Scotians are suffering as a result." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

March 15, 2019

“Nurses at this meeting reported that their new norm is being over capacity at 150 per cent, working 2 nurses short on a unit, and being told by their managers to ‘tough it out.’ This is simply unacceptable." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

February 25, 2019

The conference was packed with insights from the National Union’s research into issues facing women workers in Canada ranging from pay equity, job security, pensions, child care, caregiving and gender-based violence.