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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 16, 2015

"The work of the committee is important for all Albertans. It is a refreshing change to see this new NDP government include the voice of workers as it charts a path for the future." — Elisabeth Ballermann, President HSAA

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 8, 2015

"Our members have sent an equally strong message that we are beyond frustrated and no longer have the patience for further delays at the bargaining table.” — Bob Moroz, President MAHCP

July 24, 2015

PEIUPSE President Debbie Bovyer warns that increased injuries, burnout, sick time are associated with nursing shortages.

July 24, 2015

Following an announcement of plans to restructure lab services, Health Sciences Association of British Columbia (HSABC/NUPGE) is asking members to monitor developments in their workplace.

July 16, 2015

Health advocates are calling on Canada's Premiers to demand that the federal government act to defend, improve and expand on our national public Medicare system.

June 22, 2015

After a long and difficult round of negotiations, a tentative agreement has been reached with Canadian Blood Services that contains wage increases and improved contract language.

June 18, 2015

"In spite of months of public complaints about the risks to Long Term Care residents from severe understaffing, and a critical report from the Provincial Ombudsman, which called on health regions to do more, it appears that the health regions are ignoring these public concerns and recommendations.” — Karen Wasylenko, President HSAS

June 15, 2015

“Our hospitals cannot withstand further cuts and what has been cut already should be restored. The Liberal government should bring equality back to health care.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President