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Social Services

May 27, 2010

Problems with new employers on matters such as wages and benefits as well as disability issues, maternity leave and other leave issues.

May 16, 2010

'This round of negotiations succeeded in reflecting and strengthening the working relationship between the union and the employer.'

May 13, 2010

'Many have other health symptoms related to aging. They cannot be easily absorbed into other units.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

May 13, 2010

Wage increases and other improvements for two groups of employees in Victoria.

May 11, 2010

'We want a fair deal and we want it sooner rather than later.' - Brent Camilleri.

May 10, 2010

BCGEU recommends acceptance following difficult round of negotiations.

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.