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September 5, 2012

Home care workers continue to make NAPE/NUPGE as their union of choice.

September 4, 2012

“We tabled a comprehensive package of proposals for changes to the collective agreement that would address a number of issues affecting our members.” - Jeanne Meyers, HSPBA negotiator.

August 30, 2012

Arbitration decision to be handed down in November 2012.

August 29, 2012

"It is not the inexorable march of global economics alone, but rather choices – choices in public budgets, and in economic and social policy – that have failed to rein in the increasing income inequality distributed by the private market and aided in propelling us down this path."

August 29, 2012

Negotiations resume for NSGEU/NUPGE members at Northwood's Ivany House as strike countdown continues.

August 28, 2012

“This incident should set alarms ringing for officials at Manitoba Health, and at regional health authorities across Manitoba, about what we’re putting our medics through and what changes need to be made.” - Lois Wales, MGEU President.

August 28, 2012

New contract reached for NSGEU/NUPGE at Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres.

August 24, 2012

As in previous years, Health Sciences Association of British Columbia encourages health care workers who work in patient care areas to be vaccinated annually against influenza.

Vancouver (27 Aug. 2012) - British Columbia’s Provincial Health Officer Perry Kendall has announced new measures for influenza prevention among health care workers and patients.

August 20, 2012

Conciliation talks unable to reach agreement.

August 14, 2012

Governments have a role to play in ensuring citizens live healthy lives.

Ottawa (15 Aug. 2012) - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) released results of a poll indicating that the health of Canadians is suffering due to the widening gap between the rich and poor in Canada. Results show that one in four Canadians earning less than $30,000 a year say they have put off, or stopped buying, prescription drugs because they can’t afford them; one in four has skipped meals.