NUPGE and HSABC release new research showing higher precautions needed.
The strength of our health care system rests on our doctors, nurses, health science professionals, allied health workers, EMS personnel, DSWs, PSWs, health care aides, orderlies, cleaners, food service workers and others; to treat patients and keep the broader public safe, they need to be protected.
We are always grateful for our strong public system of health care, but never more so than during a time of uncertainty. We are confident in the knowledge that we have highly trained, experienced public sector workers on the frontline helping to protect our communities during this stressful period
Top concerns are protecting frontline workers, personal protective equipment (PPE), testing for COVID-19, and wage protection.
“As we face a climate emergency, this committee will play an integral role in advancing our union’s work on urgent environmental and climate change issues.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
"Pharmacare is a priority for Canadians. This federal government must honour its promises and use the upcoming budget to invest in implementing Pharmacare. NUPGE is proud to stand with all of our allies who join us in calling for action." – Larry Brown, President
“We are humbled by their bravery and grateful for their sacrifices.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“For half a century we’ve been helping New Brunswickers in their daily lives and in some of their biggest life moments.” ― Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is joining with the Canadian Health Professionals Secretariat (CHPS) to call for the updating of protections for health care workers to ensure that these workers are able to serve the public effectively in the event of a widespread infection.
The ruling signals an important step forward in ending the genocide against the Rohingya people.