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Newfoundland

February 11, 2019

“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

October 19, 2018

 “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

May 22, 2018

"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

May 10, 2018

A time to recognize the critical role of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN).

October 27, 2017

“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

July 18, 2017

“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

March 30, 2016

 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

June 30, 2015

Home care workers' contracts expired in 2014, now headed to conciliation.

May 12, 2015

“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

May 27, 2014

Incoming Newfoundland Premier Frank Coleman is picking a fight with public sector workers as he moves to privatize publicly operated liquor stores.