NBU/NUPGE encourages instructors to reach out to discuss joining the NBU/NUPGE so they will have someone standing up for them and defending their rights in the workplace.
“Our members at ParaMed Home Health Care want what we all want: a level playing field and a fair shot at success." — Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, OPSEU First Vice-President/Treasurer
“As the strongest health care union in the province, these new members recognized MGEU/NUPGE’s proven track record, along with the lowest dues in Manitoba, as the right fit for them. We are so proud to welcome them to the MGEU/NUPGE!” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“We continue to grow as a union in this sector and it’s because workers are recognizing the strength we have across the province representing child and family services workers.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
New members join NSGEU/NUPGE to bring democracy and respect to the workplace.
We hope it will also serve as a template for other collective agreements between OPSEU/NUPGE and Legal Aid Ontario across the province.” — Fred Diamond, Chairperson for OPSEU Local 525 bargaining committee
“Making the move to representation is a significant step. When they take that step together, it bodes extremely well for the future effectiveness of this local union." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“For too long now, college presidents have been allowed to cash half-million-dollar salaries while squeezing these vulnerable workers for every cent they can." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
"At a time when hospitals are increasingly facing cuts and restructuring across Ontario, hospital professionals are highly aware of the importance of joining a union." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“Improving workload through collective bargaining will allow these workers to better support their communities and ensure that no one slips through the cracks.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President