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December 11, 2018

The report recognizes the challenges faced by frontline social workers and that "their ability to conduct their duties is only as strong as the resources available to them."

September 11, 2017

"The Barrington Report, a staffing analysis, was completed last fall but the McNeil government refused to release the details. Eventually obtained through FOIPOP, the report included numerous staffing recommendations. Nothing has been done to implement them." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

March 13, 2017

"We are pleased to see acknowledgement of many of these issues and a timeline to address funding and staffing, quality of care, and accountability in the sector.” —  Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

September 21, 2016

"HSABC/NUPGE will be asking members to start tracking their workload concerns as part of a coordinated effort to identify how shortages are impacting patient care and where action needs to be taken." — Val Avery, HSABC President

September 8, 2016

The health and safety of the women and men who work in the facility should be the priority of the employer, and we have reached out to them looking for answers.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

July 13, 2016

Further cuts result in just a handful of rangers overseeing an area the size of Denmark, Costa Rica and Switzerland combined.

May 9, 2016

“If this report isn’t a wake-up call for the need for increased staffing and other resources, I don’t know what is.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

February 26, 2016

Broad-based community task force needed to make recommendations on the renewal of the province’s 125-year-old child protection system, says OPSEU/NUPGE.

February 25, 2016

"The Premier and the Minister of Health have to step back and start addressing the real issues facing patient care and health care providers — one of the major issues being nurse- to-patient ratios.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President

February 11, 2016

“It takes time for infrastructure spending to kick in and create jobs, so let’s act now to stop penalizing unemployed workers, get them the benefits they paid into and so urgently need, and help them start contributing to their local economies again.” — Hassan Yussuff, CLC President