PEI government closer to sell-off of public golf courses with lease to private company.
“If [the] government insists on making any changes to this benefit, it would ultimately have to be dealt with through the collective bargaining process.” — Karen Jackson, PEI UPSE President
The PEI government will examine the "future costs" of the public sector service gratuity — retirement allowance — in its upcoming budget. Workers concerned this could lead to a reduction in benefits to save the province money.
PEIUPSE/NUPGE members at three workplaces will see improvements to the working conditions as they ratify collective agreements.
"PEIUPSE/NUPGE supports the new federal Liberal government in their commitment to repeal this unjust legislation at the earliest possible opportunity." — Karen Jackson, PEIUPSE President
"These women are part-time employees and have been without a contract since 2011. They are asking for stable part-time hours." — Debbie Bovyer, PEIUPSE President
PEIUPSE President Debbie Bovyer warns that increased injuries, burnout, sick time are associated with nursing shortages.
Let’s work together to bring back “fairness for all” and say goodbye to thinking that says “you’re on your own.” — Debbie Bovyer, PEIUPSE President
"A fair tax system would address income and wealth inequality, enable governments to pay down debt, and create a healthier economy for all." — Debbie Bovyer, PEIUPSE President.
Ten young people receive awards to help reduce costs associated with post secondary education.