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March 27, 2019

"This government has tunnel vision, and is only able to focus on one thing: balancing the budget. They don't seem to care that sick, injured and vulnerable Nova Scotians are suffering as a result." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

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 11, 2017

"The government needs to move quickly to support Child Protection workers. We have a good response on paper, but vulnerable kids need to see immediate action. Those on the front lines are doing incredible work, but they are telling us that they need help and change is not happening fast enough." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

March 17, 2017

“The failure to fund the necessary work to implement the recommendations brings the government’s commitment to the action plan into serious doubt.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

December 2, 2016

“We congratulate the B.C. government for taking this important first step to implement the recommendations of the Plecas report." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

October 27, 2016

“Improving workload through collective bargaining will allow these workers to better support their communities and ensure that no one slips through the cracks.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President