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"We need to work together to force them to put people before tax cuts and excessive corporate profits." - James Clancy, NUPGE President.
Politics, more than the economy and technology, has a greater impact on rates of unionization.
“The lesson of the Mike Harris era is that cuts to public services hurt us all,” said Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) President Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
OPSEU college members to employer: We're here to bargain.
The Employer’s pension contribution proposal is the most damaging to members as it would reduce the take-home pay by more than five per cent.
Members chanted as they marched, "Open the ballot boxes. Count those votes now!"
"We may be retired but we are huge in voter numbers so we are pleased to see how the efforts of NUPGE to reach out have been so successful. Grey power may not rule, but it sure does have an impact." Dave and Bonnie Scott, winners.
That's the question we want Canadians to think about.
“How can the government identify Children’s Aid as a source of savings at a time when programs for abused and neglected children need a major infusion of cash just to keep afloat?” - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU president.