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September 24, 2012

After almost three years, SGEU/NUPGE has reached a tentative agreement with Saskatchewan Cancer Agency.

logo for Saskatchewan Government and General Employees Union (SGEU/NUGPE)Regina (24 Sept. 2012) - A tentative collective agreement between the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU/NUPGE) and the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency (SCA) has been reached.

September 24, 2012

MGEU/NUPGE honoured by Paramedic Association of Manitoba.

MGEUWinnipeg (25 Sept. 2012) - Later this fall, the Manitboa Government and General Employees' Union (MGEU/NUPGE) will be honoured at the Manitoba Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Awards Gala with the 2012 EMS Excellence Award for the union’s work in public relations on behalf of the province’s EMS Professionals.

September 24, 2012

This report is a critical review of the Saskatchewan government's Consultation Paper’s orientation, namely its lack of recognition of the role of labour rights in advancing democracy, equality and economic justice.

September 20, 2012

First agreement brings improvements to wages and working conditions for home care workers.

September 19, 2012

“Their jobs are among the most difficult in the health care system, and we are proud to have them as part of our union.” - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

September 17, 2012

As two sides meet the government raises specter of debt and deficit reduction. 

Vancouver (18 Sept. 2012) - Bargaining for a new Health Science Professionals’ Bargaining Association (HSPBA) collective agreement resumed this week against the backdrop of a pessimistic pronouncement by B.C.’s Minister of Finance, Hon. Mike de Jong, about the state of the province’s finances.

September 14, 2012

“Is this the message management truly wants to send to staff about their working relationship?" - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

September 13, 2012

“Liquor and gaming are two very unique industries requiring careful and socially responsible oversight to ensure safe and healthy communities,” said Lois Wales, MGEU President.

September 9, 2012

Agreement ratified averting strike action at Ivany Place.

September 6, 2012

“More and more mental health care workers are realizing that OPSEU/NUPGE is the best choice for mental health care professionals." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.