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January 12, 2010

'The fact that scab labour is being used to carry out the work of persons with disabilities and their job coaches is almost unfathomable.' - Carol Furlong.

January 11, 2010

Government revenues can only be restored by creating good paying jobs that allow workers to pay taxes to the province, says OPSEU president Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

January 7, 2010

Faculty members at Ontario's 24 community colleges taking strike vote on Jan. 13.

December 22, 2009

Province-wide strike vote will be held Jan. 13 after management walks away from bargaining table.

December 16, 2009

9,000 teachers at Ontario's 24 community colleges will hold strike vote on Jan. 13.

December 6, 2009

Support staff at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish vote to join provincial public sector union.

December 2, 2009

'We tabled an offer that is affordable and which should have been acceptable. It is well within the range of other recent public sector agreements.' - Ted Montgomery.

December 2, 2009

“We are very pleased to welcome these new members at St. FX to the NSGEU/NUPGE. They will find a home here amongst our locals at other universities and colleges across the province” said NSGEU President Joan Jessome.

November 26, 2009

'Imposing a collective agreement is wrong, and it should stop now. If they want a strike, they will get a strike the likes of which they have never seen before.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

November 13, 2009

'No alternative but to go to our membership and seek a strike mandate.' - OPSEU president Warren (Smokey) Thomas.