Social Services

June 28, 2016

Delegates to NUPGE's 2016 Convention overwhelmingly adopted a campaign to defend and improve community services for all Canadians.

June 7, 2016

“We are overjoyed that We Care employees have voted to join our union for a real voice at work. — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

May 24, 2016

“I look forward to working with this new advisory council and the ministry to bring about overdue and meaningful improvements to our child welfare system, both within MCFD and within delegated Aboriginal agencies,” said President Smith. 

May 18, 2016

PEI UPSE/NUPGE members voted 84% in favour of the new collective agreement after a lengthy bargaining process.

May 12, 2016

“People can experience a crisis at any time, so crisis workers should be available to help at any time." — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

Regina (12 May 2016) — Members of the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees Union (SGEU/NUPGE) who work at the Prince Albert Mobile Crisis Unit regret that, due to funding cuts, as of June 1, they will no longer be able to provide services during daytime hours Monday to Friday.

May 5, 2016

Smith was quick to acknowledge the efforts of the Board of UWLM: "I'm looking forward to seeing a positive resolution." 

April 28, 2016

BCGEU/NUPGE to start a pilot project integrating the Sanctuary City principles into education workshops for members who work in community social services.

March 24, 2016

MGEU members negotiate improvements to wages, health benefits and job security.

March 24, 2016

"I’m asking the House to please join me in saying a huge, huge thank you to all the people who give their time, and of their wallets, to make these organizations so great in our communities." — Michelle Mungall, NDP MLA, Nelson-Creston

March 17, 2016

Tax fairness and support for public services part of fiscal update.