"If this government thinks they can slide this attempt at privatization through the back door quickly and easily, I can assure them that they are sadly mistaken." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
“We have no way of knowing exactly how much money makes it to patient care. How can we ensure improved service provision if we can’t even answer that question?” — Lucy Morton, OPSEU Chair, Community Health Care Professionals Division
The Ontario government's introduction of the Social Asisstance Managment System has created a serious health crisis among workers, report shows.
The winner of the Privatization Scam of the Year was announced at the NUPGE Triennial Convention in Ottawa.
Delegates to the 2016 NUPGE Convention overwhelmingly agreed to undertake NUPGE’s twin-track strategy to fight privatization.
“This entire situation is a glimpse into one of the major pitfalls of privatization of public services — a lack of transparency and accountability." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
“There’s a huge disconnect between what the people want and what the government does." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
Provincial budget included continued support for home care, long term care, community living, and colleges and universities.
The National Union supports BloodWatch, a national advocacy organization, in its call for federal and all provincial and territorial governments to prohibit paid blood and plasma donations.
High-priced lawyers hired to privatize public service played lead role in two of the province’s longest strikes at Voisey’s Bay and St. John’s Airport.