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.
“We are glad to get this one behind us and we are getting right back into the next round of negotiations.”
NAPE/NUPGE members demonstrate against cuts at Eastern Health.
Closing Thistletown is like closing Sick Kids’ Hospital and sending patients to community clinics.
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.
"These workers should not be tossed aside in a drive to reduce costs and increase profits.” - Darryl Walker, BCGEU President.
Vancouver (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.
NSGEU/NUPGE members working for VON reach a tentative agreement with the employer.
Union activists from across New Brunswick gathered for the Spring Training Session.
The union is concerned a provincial Commission will recommend combining ODSP with Ontario Works in its final report in June.
Robin Hood and his merry activists take to streets across from Parliament Building in support of the Robin Hood Tax. UPDATED