Health Care

July 13, 2016

The agreement provides improvements in sick leave, family illness, vacation access and uniform policy.

July 8, 2016

“Waypoint management is only adding to our risk of becoming victims of violence by making us work alone.” — Pete Sheehan, OPSEU Local 329 President

July 4, 2016

Workers at 53 Ontario Hospitals voted 92% in favour of the deal.

June 28, 2016

Delegates to NUPGE's 2016 Convention overwhelmingly adopted a campaign to defend and improve community services for all Canadians.

June 27, 2016

“This entire situation is a glimpse into one of the major pitfalls of privatization of public services — a lack of transparency and accountability." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

June 27, 2016

“Beginning almost 15 years ago, these union members embarked on a campaign for compensation because they were sick. Today, they are responsible for setting an important precedent for all workers." — Val Avery, HSABC President

June 2, 2016

“There’s a huge disconnect between what the people want and what the government does." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

May 25, 2016

Member survey identified issues to take to the bargaining table. 

May 20, 2016

MGEU President, Michelle Gawronsky says the rejection was partly in response to a lack of respect shown at the bargaining table toward DSM members.

May 19, 2016

New 4-year agreement reached for EMS workers in Southern and Prairie regions; members in Interlake-Eastern will return to the bargaining table to resolve outstanding issues.