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May 27, 2019

PEI's forest fighting staff are recognized nationally and helped fight fires in British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario last year.

April 10, 2019

Charlottetown (10 April 2019) — In response to the election promise made by the PC Party to open up beer and wine sales in grocery and convenience stores, the President of the PEI Union of Public Sector Employees (PEI UPSE/NUPGE) says that the union would oppose any further privatization of the sale of liquor in the province. 

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. 

August 22, 2018

PEIUPSE/NUPGE members fighting forest fires in Ontario.

May 28, 2018

"It’s important for employees across the province to have financial and job security if they want to leave a domestic violence situation. This legislation could possibly save lives." — Karen Jackson, PEI UPSE President

May 24, 2018

Home care is a valued public services - keep it public!

May 17, 2018

“Why has government chosen to invest our tax dollars in a private company to provide health care services that could be offered using existing public sector employees? There are many of our members providing home care services whose skills and abilities are not being fully utilized.” — Karen Jackson, PEIUPSE President

February 16, 2018

"Is the trend toward privatizing health care services in the public interest?" — Karen Jackson, PEI UPSE President

January 3, 2018

PEI UPSE/NUPGE’s bursary and scholarship program helps reduce some of the economic burden that students face. 

November 22, 2017

"There must be a shift from a culture of reacting to violence in the workplace, to a culture of violence prevention." — Karen Jackson, PEI UPSE President