"We look forward to sharing our members’ expertise and ideas for continuing to run the plant efficiently within the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“This bill advances workers’ rights on one hand while clawing back gains on another.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
Current model lets the "fox guard the hen house."
“We will continue pushing hard for alternatives to disruptive health restructuring and any measures which don’t respect the collective bargaining rights of our members.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“Now that this report is out, we encourage the government to accept the challenges that this report presents and act on them in a bold and ambitious way." — Hassan Yussuff, CLC President
The BCGEU/NUPGE calls on the Representative for Children and Youth to conduct an independent review of the conditions and circumstances that led to a riot like this occurring.
The PEI government will examine the "future costs" of the public sector service gratuity — retirement allowance — in its upcoming budget. Workers concerned this could lead to a reduction in benefits to save the province money.
“It is important now that we all continue to be vigilant and proactive as these recommendations are being implemented.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President.