BCGEU welcomes opposition call for formal recognition and urges the Campbell Liberal government to act.
'These are real gains for health care workers.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.
'Every B.C. community depends on community social services workers.' - BCGEU.
'The proposed changes are an unconscionable attack on the most vulnerable segment of the Island’s labour force.' - Shelley Ward.
Toronto (February 10, 2010) - Employers at 20 agencies across Ontario sign on to Joint Declaration with OPSEU, CUPE and OASIS.
'The clients, their families and even the employer have all been vocal in their support of the striking workers.' - Carol Furlong.
'How common is it for staff to witness or experience aggression in the clients they support?'
Deal includes retroactive pay for employees plus improvements in several other areas of the contract.
Budget cuts by Campbell government hurt vulnerable young children and leave 40 highly-trained therapists without jobs.
'We're honoured that they've chosen our union as the organization that can help them address their concerns.' - Darryl Walker.