Social Services

November 17, 2015

Members of Reconnect join those of five other mental health agencies that have made OPSEU/NUPGE their union of choice this past year." — Ed Arvelin, Chair of OPSEU's Mental Health Division

November 10, 2015

Radius wants staff to accept a wage cut of 1.5 per cent, lose their existing pension plan, and swallow hikes in premiums for existing benefits. 

November 6, 2015

This Community Services Workers Appreciation Day, November 6, NUPGE is encouraging people to talk about the importance of these services and what can be done to reduce the tremendous pressure workers in the sector face.

November 3, 2015

“Once again, health care managers are treating patients as the problem, rather than investigating how the health region can improve access to long term care beds. How is this approach putting patients first?” — Karen Wasylenko, President Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan

October 23, 2015

“It is time for Minister Hoskins to personally intervene and resolve the CarePartners dispute.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

October 22, 2015

“Our members are proud of the work they do and they deserve to be paid fairly." — Kim Madden, OPSEU SAFE-T Radius Bargaining Committee Chair

October 20, 2015

“We are very happy to reach this result after such a long set of negotiations.” Jerry Earle, President, NAPE 

October 16, 2015

BCGEU submission focuses on five key areas of public service in need of additional resource investment and identifies four additional revenue sources to meet the needs identified in the submission.

October 15, 2015

“I thank them for their moving vote of confidence and wish them a very enthusiastic welcome to OPSEU/NUPGE.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President, OPSEU

October 9, 2015

“As Aboriginal people, we absolutely need and deserve culturally appropriate and adequately funded Aboriginal child, youth and family services.” — Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs