Bert Blundon has a proven track record as a union activist and leader. From the moment in 1986 when he faced police officers and refused to open up a picket line, Blundon has fought for workers' rights, leading many fightback campaigns against privatization, layoffs, anti-worker legislation and cuts to public services.
“Every second counts when it comes to this vital healthcare service; every time there is a red alert, someone’s life could be at risk.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
“Mr. Crosbie is essentially asking people to vote for him so he can create an unelected body to do his dirty work in the health care system." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
"The devil is in the details." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
The videos may be only 30 seconds but iit sends a serious and direct message: "Don't be that guy."
Ratification meetings are being scheduled.
Details will be presented to the NAPE/NUPGE members at the upcoming ratification meeting.
"Workers recognize NAPE/NUPGE as a union that fights for better pay and benefits, for improved health and safety standards, and for better overall working conditions." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
“We have real concerns about the impact that the workloads, stress, and strain of their jobs is having on our members.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
“Improved mental health support systems and pathways, a new correctional facility to replace the HMP, additional health professional staff, improved training, and increased staff allocations and presence are all things that need to be implemented to improve the outcomes of our correctional facilities.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President