NBU/NUPGE encourages instructors to reach out to discuss joining the NBU/NUPGE so they will have someone standing up for them and defending their rights in the workplace.
Education and Training
Unless the Minister completely rejects the idea that the Social Finance Fund will be used to "bring private funding, incentives and discipline into social services," past experience shows we need to assume that it will be used to subsidize the privatization of social services.
Kennedy said he's concerned that the government will use the legislated wage cuts as an excuse to further cut college funding.
It is not a coincidence that supporters of ISAs include people with a history of supporting cuts to public services to pay for tax cuts for large corporations and the wealthy.
Thomas notes there is a lot of stress in higher education and many students with mental health concerns depend on the counselling.
"The devil is in the details." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
These alternatives would bring down the deficit and leave most Ontarians better off than the cuts the Ford government is proposing.
“I commend all those who raised their voice to force the Minister of Education to reinstate funding to the school." — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President
“It’s absolutely shameful, and OPSEU/NUPGE is going to make sure it doesn’t happen to contract faculty at George Brown, or any other college.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President