detention | National Union of Public and General Employees

detention

July 7, 2020

“I urge you to once and for all eliminate the problematic security certificate process. It has no place in our democratic country that purports to be committed to human rights.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE 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 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.

November 7, 2016

Fires and equipment destroyed in latest incident at Burnaby Youth Custody Centre.

April 4, 2016

Warren (Smokey) Thomas said there was a big problem when senior managers lie to the minister.

September 2, 2015

“This decision to order mass arrest demonstrated a lack of understanding of the right to public protest." — John Hamilton, retired judge