NUPGE stands with the Quebec public sector employees impacted by this ban and those aspiring to pursue a career in the public sector who will be impacted in the future: hardworking employees who are part of our communities, and who deliver quality public services every day to the citizens of Quebec.
"We've waited a long time for the government to acknowledge how dangerous asbestos is. Now, we need the federal government to ensure the regulations have some teeth." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer
“It is very encouraging to see the government is moving forward on this file, but there is still a lot of work to be done." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
"While many lives have been lost by being exposed to asbestos, going forward this legislation will help protect others from suffering the same fate ." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer