Congratulations to MGEU member Todd Birtwhistle on being awarded Instructor of the Year.
Education and Training
"We are asking all our members and the general public to respect TSSU picket lines, and join us in calling on SFU management to negotiate a fair collective agreement with its employees.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
Part‑timers have really got the short end of the stick. It’s high time they got a fair shake.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“My message to part-time support workers at our community colleges is simple: look carefully at what we offer — and Sign Up! This time, workers will carry the day. We’re going to win.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas
"These agreements aren't reached without the hard work and dedication of the bargaining teams," said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle.
The New Brunswick Union has reached a fifth tentative agreement for one of its bargaining components.
Negotiations bring improvements to new contract.
“They can’t just opt out of the law. We expect all colleges to take note of this decision and make the necessary changes." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
MGEU/NUPGE members have negotiated improvements to the collective agreement at the bargaining table.
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) planning to contract out the work of Custodial staff and eliminate the Administrative Assistant and Clerk positions.