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May 9, 2010

All direct and indirect employees will be paid at least $16.74 an hour, well above minimum wage rates in B.C. and across Canada.

May 3, 2010

OPSEU backs bill introduced in Ontario legislature by NDP Leader Andrea Horwath to declare May 7 as Child and Youth Mental Health Awareness Day.

April 22, 2010

'The clients with disabilities are innocent victims in this.' - Carol Furlong.

April 12, 2010

Ontario becomes first province with a minimum wage of more than $10 an hour.

April 8, 2010

'We have reached the stage where we have no alternative but to take to the streets.' Barb Hutchings.

April 6, 2010

BCGEU and HSABC members among organizations and citizens banding together to preserve health and social services. - Updated.

March 30, 2010

The BCGEU has been working hard with a number of partners to bring pressure to bear on the government on this critical issue facing members.

March 24, 2010

BCGEU working with supporters of long-established facility to prevent privatization.

March 23, 2010

'This did not need to happen.' - Alberta cabinet minister Yvonne Fritz.

March 22, 2010

'The recognition that these programs have received underscores the important services our members provide at MDC every day.' - Peter Olfert.