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social work

March 2, 2020

"These jobs are difficult, demanding and stressful, but they are there because they are helping people. They deserve our recognition for being an integral part of our health and community support systems. On behalf of the 390,000 members of NUPGE — thank you!" — Bert Blundon, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer

May 10, 2019

Ngaire Abernethy receives Women of Distinction Award May 2, 2019 in Brandon, Manitoba.

March 8, 2019

“We have real concerns about the impact that the workloads, stress, and strain of their jobs is having on our members.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

March 21, 2016

We all  benefit from their efforts to keep our communities healthy, safe, and livable.

July 4, 2014

Vancouver (04 July 2014) — A recent editorial published in the Victoria Times Colonist reinforces something the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU/NUPGE) has been fighting for over the years: more resources to support social workers.

Read the full editorial below