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.
CCPA study says March budget should extend benefits to at least 26 weeks for unemployed Canadians.
Two provincial watchdogs issue report calling for better complaint process and province-wide tracking system.
The important work of all those who care for and support individuals with developmental disabilities is being celebrated in dozens of communities across Ontario today.
"Our community is losing a supportive home for some of our most vulnerable citizens living with mental illness."
The goal is to stop the government's 'low road approach' to dealing with the recession and replace it with a 'high road approach' that protects services.
'These dedicated workers provide a vital service that Manitobans rely on and reduces the strain put on our health care system every day. It’s time to make their jobs, full-time jobs.'
"The employer's frequent assertion that they want to establish a new relationship with unions has been exposed as hollow," says James Cavalluzzo, chair of the BCGEU bargaining committee.
“Many Manitobans don’t know that these dedicated health care workers are actually treated like casual employees."