Carol Furlong | National Union of Public and General Employees

Carol Furlong

March 25, 2015

“The MLAs were also instructed to train the RNs on performing the blood collection — in essence, to train their replacements.” — Carol Furlong, NAPE President

St. John's (25 March 2015) — Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE/NUPGE) President Carol Furlong is expressing her concern about a recent development at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital in St. John’s that is negatively affecting medical laboratory assistants, as well as violating the workers' collective agreement.

January 6, 2015

Employers have a responsibility to ensure proper safety protocols are implemented and enforced in workplaces across the province. 

December 16, 2014

Lengthy round of bargaining concludes with a collective agreement on par with that of other public sector workers. 

December 2, 2014

“It is apparent that these acts of violence are not simply isolated incidents, but are part of a troubling and growing trend in workplaces across the province" — Carol Furlong, President of Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE/NUPGE).

November 12, 2014

A new courthouse is an opportunity to address all the problems with the old building.

September 4, 2014

The highlight of the agreement on pensions is a commitment to establish joint trusteeship of the Public Service Pension Plan.

August 11, 2014

Unbearable heat raises serious potential for harm for long-term care residents, and workers. Eastern Health must take immediate action on these issues.

July 30, 2014

Members negotiate wage increases, improvements to leave provisions and contract language. 

July 2, 2014

NAPE President Carol Furlong is calling on the Minister of Health and Community Services to reverse the decision to reduce lab testing in rural hospitals and ensure that the people of rural Newfoundland have accessible health care.

June 9, 2014

Public relations advertising campaign to be launched at the conference to support home care workers.