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Social Services

September 15, 2015

Social Impact Bonds “exploit the most vulnerable, poorest and others dependent on public services and the welfare state” so investors can make a profit. — Dexter Whitfield

August 4, 2015

Negotiations achieve improvements for MGEU/NUPGE members.

August 4, 2015

"This is an example of what can happen when an employer respects and values its employees, and bargains in good faith.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

July 20, 2015

"What the most vulnerable people in our communities need is stable funding for the organizations that support them, not a cynical process intended to creates false hope." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President

July 10, 2015

OPSEU/NUPGE members negotiated improvements in two priority areas. 

July 6, 2015

Members are hopeful that a strong strike mandate will help resolve outstanding issues when negotiations resume on July 8.

July 2, 2015

New agreement brings improvements to contract.

June 22, 2015

The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU/NUPGE) celebrated National Aboriginal Day by marking its service to the province’s Aboriginal community with the addition of two major entities in its membership fold.

June 18, 2015

June 18, 2015, is Developmental Services: Worker Appreciation Day in Ontario. 

June 8, 2015

CLGS management is trying to short change developmental services workers insisting that previously bargained wages and pay equity payments would be deducted from these new provincial funds.