"Public services must be there when Nova Scotians need them. This is a time to support the most vulnerable Nova Scotians, not pull support away.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.
Value of Public Services
"We’re calling on the premiers to do what Prime Minister Stephen Harper won’t: help the struggling middle class,” says NUPGE National President James Clancy.
North Bay (28 Jan. 2015) — For 20 years Ontario has allowed more and more public services to be absorbed by the private sector.
New OPSEU/NUPGE video makes the case for keeping public services public
The loss of public services and public service jobs has a big impact on the local economy. The city of North Bay is no exception.
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE) wants to put public services back in public hands.
Members of the community speak out on the cuts to postal service home delivery.
When the health care system doesn't have the resources it needs to serve the province, the ramification can be costly.
Saskatchewan's Provincial Auditor finds extensive use of consultants in government. SGEU urges province to curtail their use.
“It’s time government gives back what it’s taken from children at risk." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.
Despite promises that federal public service job cuts wouldn't affect service levels, the Conservative government received 10,000 complaints about problems with service at the Employment Insurance program.
Ottawa (11 Dec. 2014) — The Conservative government is finally hearing the complaints of hundreds of Canadians who have had enough of poor service, unanswered telephone calls and processing delays relating to their unemployment insurance files The Globe and Mail is reporting.
"Fighting privatization will not be easy. But as we learned during the International Conference on the New Forms of Privatization, it's a fight that we can and will win," says NUPGE National President James Clancy.
“We’re calling on the B.C. government to guarantee the Ishtar Transition Housing Society keeps these transition houses open.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.