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April 12, 2012

"It seems like an easy choice to us. We're choosing care and commitment instead of conflict," says Edwards. "We are disappointed that the government is willing to put patient care at
risk," he adds.

Regina (13 April 2012) - Saskatchewan's cancer care workers hold firm in their commitment to put patient care first, according to the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees' Union (SGEU/NUPGE).

April 12, 2012

“Austerity,” she said, “is not the remedy. Austerity will only increase inequality and push up demand for public services. It will reduce government revenues and drive up the deficit over time.”

April 10, 2012

During April, the Not Myself Today campaign intends to mobilize all Canadians in a movement to transform the way we think about, act towards and support mental health.

April 5, 2012

“Paramedics have been extremely vocal in the recent past about issues that impact on safety and patient care and clearly the results of this survey underline we have reason for concern,” said MGEU President Lois Wales

April 5, 2012

“Public service workers have been reasonable in this province over the past two years. They have done their fair share for the economy of Nova Scotia.”

photo of nsgeu president Joan Jessome in a reporter's scrumHalifax (05 April 2012) - “The public sector has done its fair share,” said Joan Jessome, President of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU/NUPGE).

April 4, 2012

NSGEU/NUPGE health care workers show support for bargaining demands at information picket on April 4.

April 2, 2012

"We presented the government with concrete proposals that would produce hundreds of millions of dollars in new annual revenues and savings,” says Walker. “Government negotiators showed no interest in these proposals."

March 29, 2012

The federal budget will increase income inequality, decrease the quality of life for Canadians and slow economic recovery. 

March 28, 2012

The New Brunswick Union of Public and Private Employees (NBUPPE/NUPGE) response to the 2012-2013 Budget. 

March 27, 2012

"If this Budget passes, it will hurt people, slow our economy, and sharply increase income inequality in this province."

Toronto (28 March 2012) - The provincial budget tabled by Finance Minister Dwight Duncan is a shameful disaster that fails Ontario on multiple fronts, the President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE) says.