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Corrections and Criminal Justice

October 17, 2018

"We owe these public servants the same duty of care that we afford to the people they are trying to protect and serve." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

October 1, 2018

“On behalf of the Government of Canada and all Canadians, I pay tribute to the police and peace officers whose self-sacrifice and dedication to their noble professions contribute to helping keep us safe and safeguard our rights and freedoms.”  Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

September 10, 2018

“We must remember that what happens at work doesn't just stay at work; it doesn't just go away when the uniform comes off or when the shift is over. These workers need and deserve supports in place to deal with their work-related mental health injuries." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

August 30, 2018

"Workers are being assaulted while treating patients without risk assessments being done, with inadequate security protection. One could make the case that the employer is complicit in these attacks on hospital staff." — Paul Finch, BCGEU Treasurer

August 24, 2018

"Every one of our union's 155,000 members is proud of these women and men for fighting for decent wages and working conditions." — Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, OPSEU First Vice-President / Treasurer

July 9, 2018

“I’m incredibly proud to say that we stood strongly together and demanded that our work and the people we serve get the respect they deserve.” — Michelle Moore, OPSEU Local 548 bargaining team member

July 3, 2018

"The Sask Party government has to stop with the talk and start providing proper resources before things deteriorate further." — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

June 28, 2018

“How can the employer ask its workers to take a $20,000 pay cut when it’s given its CEO a $20,000 pay hike?" — Len Mancini, OPSEU Local 216 bargaining committee Chair

June 27, 2018

If private prison companies can’t be trusted to house people convicted of crimes, why on earth are they being trusted to look after children?

June 12, 2018

 Kim Ciavarella, Banyan CEO, recently awarded herself a $20,000 raise. Then she told staff that, collectively, they would have to take home $20,000 less yearly. When employees cried foul, Ciavarella locked them out. They have now been without a contract since April 1, 2017.