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August 29, 2018

"After 16 years of cuts and wage restraint leading the sector into crisis, this agreement with a government that wants to put people first provides a foundation to build on." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

August 24, 2018

"Every one of our union's 155,000 members is proud of these women and men for fighting for decent wages and working conditions." — Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, OPSEU First Vice-President / Treasurer

August 23, 2018

OPSEU/NUPGE also filed a complaint on Friday with the College of Physicians and Surgeons against the owners of the Family Health Organization and some of their senior administrators over harassment and some abusive language directed at the striking workers.

August 9, 2018

The award came after five days of mediation-arbitration which took place last week and concludes a process that began in October, 2016.

July 18, 2018

The Public Service Bargaining Committee is recommending that members vote in favour of the agreement.

July 17, 2018

Help striking health care workers in Owen Sound. Send a message on social media to help get the employer back to the negotiating table. 

July 9, 2018

Workers in Kamloops, Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton will walk off the job on June 29.

June 28, 2018

“It took some time for the employer to come around, but eventually they got the message that Local 152 members were serious about equity and clarity.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

June 25, 2018

The message to the employer — and on the ballot — was that the offer is only accepted on the condition that the MGEU/NUPGE continue to fight Bill 28, The Public Services Sustainability Act.

June 25, 2018

“The government is unwilling to agree to reasonable improvements in the collective agreement that would give workers and their families a little more economic security.” — Barry Nowoselsky, Chair of the Public Service/Government Employment (PS/GE) negotiating committee