This Community Services Workers Appreciation Day, November 6, NUPGE is encouraging people to talk about the importance of these services and what can be done to reduce the tremendous pressure workers in the sector face.
Value of Public Services
"The investments being made now will pay dividends for Albertans in the future." — Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President
"We need a public review to discuss the future and our options for building a 21st century post office that is capable of creating new revenue streams and meeting the needs of Canadians." — CUPW press release
Financial pressures, overflowing casework, increasing mental health concerns are just a few of the issues that will be addressed at the Community Service Workers conference.
“We need to stop the cuts before more jobs are lost, before more damage is done to property and before more people lose this service." — Mike Palecek, CUPW National President
”Their work is physically tough, often mentally draining, and always vitally important." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
This campaign accurately depicts HSAA/NUPGE members as professionals who not only bear skill and training but also compassion, humanity, kindness and a dignified strength.
A new poll shows 83 per cent of Ontario voters oppose Premier Wynne’s plan to sell 60 per cent of Hydro One, and half say they are less likely to vote for Liberal candidates in the upcoming federal election because of it.
If you are lucky, you live in a Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) region that treats patients responsibly. A similar patient 100 kilometres away could be getting poor care. This luck of the draw is unacceptable in a publicly funded system." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas
"Nova Scotians do not support this government selling off its’ public services. They work hard, pay their taxes, and deserve to get good public services in return." — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President
Halifax (08 Sept. 2015) — The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees' Union (NSGEU/NUPGE) has launched a new campaign designed to raise awareness of the consequences of privatization and service cuts from the provincial Liberal government.