"We look forward to working with our new members and the city of Charlottetown to foster a safe, productive and just workplace culture.” — Karen Jackson, PEIUPSE President
Charlottetown (27 Oct. 2017) —The PEI Union of Public Sector Employees (PEIUPSE/NUPGE) is now the official union representing the city of Charlottetown workers, who were formerly represented by the Voluntary Association of Charlottetown Employees (VACE).
Karen Jackson, PEI UPSE President, says, “PEI UPSE/NUPGE is pleased to welcome the city of Charlottetown workers to the PEI UPSE/NUPGE family. We look forward to working with our new members and the city of Charlottetown to foster a safe, productive and just workplace culture. We also want to thank the V.A.C.E. executive for their years of dedicated service to the membership.”
PEI UPSE/NUPGE is the largest union in Prince Edward Island, representing approximately 5,000 employees in both the public and private sectors. PEIUPSE/NUPGE provides a full range of services for its members, including labour relations representation, collective bargaining, member education initiatives, and full access to democratic participation in the union.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 370,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. — NUPGE