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November 2, 2009

NUPGE's Larry Brown says tax cuts benefitting mainly the wealthy are the cause of current government deficits and it will be unfair and damaging to the economy if public sector workers become scapegoats and are forced to pay the price in lost jobs and pay cuts.

October 29, 2009

'ATLAS provided vital services that won't be replaced.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.

October 29, 2009

Advises workers with family services and housing department to 'hold off' until more information is available.

October 28, 2009

Demonstrators remind Premier Gordon Campbell of promise to create the best support system in Canada.

October 26, 2009

Edmonton, Regina and Saskatoon proclaim Nov. 6 Community Social Service Workers Appreciation Day

October 18, 2009

NUPGE launches the second year of recognition for community social service workers.

October 7, 2009

'Both sides worked together to make the work site a better place for the staff and clients.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.

October 1, 2009

Focusing attention on the crisis of murdered and missing Aboriginal women.

September 28, 2009

'The OECD recently reported that Canada has the second highest rate of jobless people living in poverty in the OECD.  But the Harper government's proposed EI reforms will only benefit the "deserving" few.' - Larry Brown.

September 27, 2009

One in five cannot pay for basic needs like glasses and dental care or participate meaningfully in community recreational activities.