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June 20, 2012

The intolerance that is often at the root of internal displacement and refugee flows is also present in some of the countries that refugees flee to. Instead of finding empathy and understanding, they are often met with mistrust or scorn.

June 18, 2012

Bargaining continues for HSAA/NUPGE members employed by Canadian Blood Services.

Edmonton (19 June 2012) - The Health Services Association of Alberta (HSAA/NUPGE) bargaining unit for Canadian Blood Services (CBS) reports significant progress being made at the negotiating table. 

June 18, 2012

Bargaining for 1300 health care workers stalls in PEI.

Charlottetown (19 June 2012) - Discussions to determine a collective agreement between PEI Union of Public and Private Sector Employees (PEIUPSE/NUPGE) health bargaining unit and Health PEI have stalled. The two parties bargained for six days and had agreement on a number of non-economic issues.

June 17, 2012

“Our members are the second-lowest paid CMHA employees in the province,” said Tischa Forster, OPSEU Local President. “The employer’s offer doesn’t come close to the industry norms for mental health professionals performing this work.”

June 15, 2012

Arbitrator awards 7.5 per cent increase over three years to Capital Health health care employees in NSGEU/NUPGE (Local 42); reaffirms principle of leading acute-care wages at CDHA.

Halifax (15 June 2012) - Arbitrator Tom Kuttner today awarded a 7.5 per cent increase over three years to all Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU/NUPGE) health care workers employed by Captial Health (Local 42).

June 14, 2012

Workers approve contract at three health authorities in Nova Scotia.

Halifax (15 June 2012) - Members of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU/NUPGE) members who provide clerical services for the South Shore Health Authority, South West Health Authority and Annapolis Valley Health Authority have voted in favour of the tentative agreement.

June 14, 2012

National Union young workers from across Canada are meeting in Ottawa to strategize how to  build a future with economic justice for all.

June 11, 2012

Stand up for democracy by joining the June 13 protest agains tthe Conservative's budget bill.

June 7, 2012

Essential services protocol finalized in B.C. but negotiations continue for government workers.

logo of Vancouver (08 June 2012) - Since talks broke down at the end of March 2012, the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU/NUPGE) master bargaining committee has been meeting with the employer to reach an agreement about essential service staffing levels if the union engages in job action.

June 6, 2012

Members to vote on tentative agreement at CapitalCare.

logo for the Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA on top in blue with yellow streak running through and name below)Edmonton (06 June 2012) - The Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA/NUPGE) bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of the recent tentative agreement reached with CapitalCare on May 23.