“Improved mental health support systems and pathways, a new correctional facility to replace the HMP, additional health professional staff, improved training, and increased staff allocations and presence are all things that need to be implemented to improve the outcomes of our correctional facilities.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
“I sincerely hope I don’t see Mr. Alexander, the group he represents, or any business member of the Employer’s Council stand up for their public relations photos on mental health awareness days and campaigns any time soon.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
"This Museum not only provided a tourism destination, it also preserved a large part of the history of Central Newfoundland. It is a loss for the community and for the province as a whole.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
A time to recognize the critical role of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN).
“This is a positive development and one that we hope will lead to a resolution that will be acceptable to our locked out members.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
“The people of the province deserve to know what this government is spending to outsource and duplicate efforts on the negotiations front. Our members deserve to know what their employer is paying to have a law firm take them on at the bargaining table.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
When you do business with public bodies and with public funds, you have an obligation to be transparent. These corporations obviously see it a different way and want to put their business interests ahead of the public’s right to know.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
Home care workers' contracts expired in 2014, now headed to conciliation.
“The provincial government is quick to boast about its tourism ads; I doubt they will be in a rush to do the same about shutting down this tourist attraction." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President-elect
Incoming Newfoundland Premier Frank Coleman is picking a fight with public sector workers as he moves to privatize publicly operated liquor stores.