Direct government

October 2, 2012

Bargaining continues throughout the month of October for NSGEU/NUPGE employed by the Nova Scotia government.

September 30, 2012

“Credit for this agreement also goes to our members who backed the bargaining committee with a strike vote and strike action. We could not have achieved this collective agreement without them,” said Walker. UPDATED

September 25, 2012

As a result of the telephone town hall meetings many members were shocked at the possibility of losing control of their retirement savings, while others questioned the legality of the McGuinty plan.

September 24, 2012

Negotiations resume for 25,000 direct government workers in B.C.

September 24, 2012

This report is a critical review of the Saskatchewan government's Consultation Paper’s orientation, namely its lack of recognition of the role of labour rights in advancing democracy, equality and economic justice.

September 20, 2012

“Spending reductions will put added pressure on public services like social workers and child protection,” said Darryl Walker, BCGEU President.

September 13, 2012

“Liquor and gaming are two very unique industries requiring careful and socially responsible oversight to ensure safe and healthy communities,” said Lois Wales, MGEU President.

September 12, 2012

"The government wants to extend the two-year wage freeze and won't make an offer to keep up with inflation. So we’re stepping things up with an overtime ban.” - BCGEU President Darryl Walker.