"Creative" bargaining means austerity in Nova Scotia.
“This group of workers play a vital role in our province’s health care system: providing care and support to some of our provinces most vulnerable." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
Not enough people have good jobs in Ontario. And not enough people have the quality public services they need. In this round of bargaining, we’re fighting for both.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
After more than three years, NSGEU/NUPGE members are still without a contract at Sherbrooke Village.
"These agreements aren't reached without the hard work and dedication of the bargaining teams," said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle.
The New Brunswick Union has reached a fifth tentative agreement for one of its bargaining components.
Negotiations bring improvements to new contract.
Vocational instructors back bargaining proposals with support for strike.
Concerns about privatization and cuts to public services follow budget.
"I want to congratulate all the members who worked so hard throughout this process to support this fundamental right to choose one's union. It is a defining moment in labour history." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President