mediation

“We spent hours carefully preparing documentation that would support mediation. The employer had a month to do their homework, but they arrived empty-handed: no documentation, no brief, no new offer." — Chris Jackel, Chair, OPSEU Corrections bargaining team

(2018-06-06)Read more

If ratified, the agreement provides a mediation-arbitration process that will conclude collective agreements for bargaining committees for health care, nursing, support services, and administrative professionals.

(2018-05-01)Read more

"This strike may be over but the crisis that afflicts our home care system is not." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

(2015-12-03)Read more

Following five days of mediation, and a strong strike vote, workers reached a tentative agreement with Protrans BC. 

(2015-02-10)Read more

Overwhelming strike vote by BCGEU/NUPGE members demonstrates commitment to bargaining a fair contract. 

(2015-01-13)Read more

“While we are disappointed he did not accept our potential remedy, his ruling leaves open the opportunity that constitutional rights will be respected in his final arbitration decision.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.

(2014-11-24)Read more

“The McNeil government is legislating away the rights of 24,000 health care workers,” says NSGEU President Joan Jessome. 

(2014-11-19)Read more

"If AHS and the government can't handle routine negotiations, how can Albertans have any faith in them being able to tackle the health-care crisis in this province as exemplified by the lack of long-term care beds and the resulting emergency room delays?"  — Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President.

(2014-10-08)Read more