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February 19, 2020

“The shamelessness here is staggering. A patronage appointee gets caught red-handed in a scheme that potentially violates election spending laws, but he isn’t removed from the trough.” ― Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, OPSEU First Vice-President/Treasurer

February 12, 2020

“We’re going to make sure that people are held accountable and that real change starts to happen at Canadore.” ― Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

February 11, 2020

“Annibale’s connection to this secretive anti-worker campaign raises serious questions about his judgement, competence, and integrity” ― Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

January 20, 2020

This legislation amounts to unacceptable interference with the collective bargaining rights enshrined in the constitution.

December 11, 2019

"Addressing violence and harassment in the world of work is a crucial step in the fight against gender-based violence and inequality.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

December 9, 2019

"What more evidence do we need to act?" — Public Services International

December 4, 2019

"We stand in solidarity with Ontario teachers and education workers today and every day. They deserve to be shown respect at the bargaining table." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

November 26, 2019

“The security and prosperity of Canada, and a sustainable future for generations to come, depend on it.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

November 25, 2019

Violence and harassment, including that in the workplace, disproportionately affect marginalized women and gender-diverse and Two Spirit people.  

November 22, 2019

The unsafe conditions workers are fighting to end affect more than just CN employees. When an accident occurs it can endanger communities near the accident site.