"I'm proud of the members who raised their voices against this offer and who stand with the bargaining committee as we proceed to the next steps." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
“Our members have made sacrifices. Clearly, the MHAs, despite all their bluster and doublespeak on MHA pension reform during the election, aren’t willing to do the same.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
“This supper is to express our appreciation to seniors for all they have done to make our community, province, and country what they are today.” — Barry Nowoselsky, SGEU Vice-President
“As promised, our union will continue to file access requests on this matter so the people of the province know how much this government is spending on outside help to take on their own workers." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President.
In July alone, the Newfoundland and Labrador government paid over $27,000 for services already being done in-house.
"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
The Ontario government's introduction of the Social Asisstance Managment System has created a serious health crisis among workers, report shows.
PEI government closer to sell-off of public golf courses with lease to private company.
"I think if our government takes a long look at this proposal, they will come to the same conclusion as Nova Scotia." —Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas was not surprised that more privatization was being slipped in under cover of apparently harmless legislation. “The devil is in the details and never more so than with this Liberal government" said Thomas.