15,000 community-based workers have been without a contract since March of 2010.
28 specialized workers given layoff notice at Whitby’s Ontario Shores.
'The 15 employees have made history not only because of the length of the strike but also because of their display of courage in their struggle against injustice.' - Carol Furlong, NAPE president.
'This action demonstrates a complete lack of respect for the hard-working, dedicated staff.'
Dozens of events will be held across the province on Friday (Dec. 3) to fight back against the McGuinty government's plan to scapegoat public sector workers.
Eleven MGEU locals across Manitoba vote in favour of ratification.
Demonstrators appeal to outgoing and incoming premiers to step in and resolve the long impasse.
The impact on public employees will stretch far beyond the two-year freeze proposed by the province – all for the benefit of already-wealthy corporations.
'Needless to say, this had been a difficult bargaining climate.'
Wage increases, better shift premiums, special projects, market adjustment and scheduling improvements.