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June 5, 2012

Employers have hijacked the process based on a misplaced ideological conviction that the right to strike, guaranteed under numerous laws, domestic constitutions and international instruments, poses a threat to corporate greed.

June 4, 2012

“We are glad to get this one behind us and we are getting right back into the next round of negotiations.”

June 4, 2012

NAPE/NUPGE members demonstrate against cuts at Eastern Health.

June 1, 2012

Closing Thistletown is like closing Sick Kids’ Hospital and sending patients to community clinics.

June 1, 2012

On June 4, NUPGE is joining with faith groups, trade unions, associations, businesses, First Nations, environment groups, human rights groups, pro democracy groups and seniors, across the country, to say: Silence is Not an Option.

May 30, 2012

"These workers should not be tossed aside in a drive to reduce costs and increase profits.” - Darryl Walker, BCGEU President.

logo for B.C. Government and Serivce Employees Union ( in blue and yellowVancouver (31 May 2012) - Over 100 activists from all sectors of the labour movement rallied in Kelowna on May 25 in support of the 130 workers from Spring Valley Care Centre who have all been given lay off notices.

May 30, 2012

NSGEU/NUPGE members working for VON reach a tentative agreement with the employer.

May 29, 2012

Union activists from across New Brunswick gathered for the Spring Training Session.

May 28, 2012

The union is concerned a provincial Commission will recommend combining ODSP with Ontario Works in its final report in June.

May 24, 2012

Robin Hood and his merry activists take to streets across from Parliament Building in support of the Robin Hood Tax. UPDATED