Direct government

June 8, 2015

“Again, our message is simple. A fair and reasonable wage increase is not too much to ask.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

June 4, 2015

 "Like all negotiations, there was give and take. We will present these deals to the members and look forward to hearing their opinions." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

June 2, 2015

Nova Scotia government celebrates National Tourism Week with job cuts, closing Visitor Centres and privatizing services. 

May 27, 2015

Research has shown that when a public service is privatized, the quality of the service is at risk and  the cost to the public increases.

April 16, 2015

“There are people who have been evicted from their apartments because the government rent cheque didn’t come through. I don’t think the Minister understands the magnitude of this. If she does understand, her hard-heartedness is off the scale.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

February 12, 2015

The breakdown of the SAMS computer program has had a heavy toll on the thousands of disadvantaged people who rely on social assistance. 

January 6, 2015

Employers have a responsibility to ensure proper safety protocols are implemented and enforced in workplaces across the province. 

December 24, 2014

U.S. management professor says that while these reviews can show short-term benefits, many also lead to unrealistic workloads and ultimately cause long-term damage

December 10, 2014

OPSEU/NUPGE strike vote results shows clear opposition to concessions tabled by the employer. 

November 26, 2014

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says these layoffs are both reckless and short-sighted, and the government needs to reassess their funding priorities, especially in the north.